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Film set on Pine Ridge Reservation already called one of the year's best
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Film set on Pine Ridge Reservation already called one of the year's best (April 12, 2018)
The Rider, a film set on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, is garnering favorable news coverage and reviews.

Native Sun News Today: Remembering rodeo legend Homer Stands
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Native Sun News Today: Remembering rodeo legend Homer Stands (February 2, 2018)
Many Oglala cowboys jump out from the ranks of the accomplished but there's one, Homer Stands, who became a saddle bronc legend.

Native Sun News Today: Candidate promotes ties to tribes in South Dakota
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Native Sun News Today: Candidate promotes ties to tribes in South Dakota (October 27, 2017)
Billie Sutton, the Democratic candidate for governor in South Dakota, and his family have has been a part of Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe community for generations.

Cronkite News: Tohono O'odham Nation concerned about border wall
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Cronkite News: Tohono O'odham Nation concerned about border wall (February 2, 2017)
Before September 11, 2001, a barbed wire fence was all that marked the border on the reservation.

Lakota Country Times: Lakota athletes head to Indian National Finals Rodeo
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Lakota Country Times: Lakota athletes head to Indian National Finals Rodeo (November 2, 2016)
More than fifty Lakota rodeo athletes are headed to the Indian National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Indian National Finals Rodeo gears up for big crowds in Las Vegas
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Indian National Finals Rodeo gears up for big crowds in Las Vegas (October 25, 2016)
The 41st annual event promises $350,000 in cash prizes and other awards.

Native Sun News: A rare and remarkable cowboy in Howard Hunter
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Native Sun News: A rare and remarkable cowboy in Howard Hunter (September 7, 2016)
Children play cowboys and Indians, and the popular perception is that the Indian is diametrically opposed to the cowboy, and so to play properly, you must choose to be one or the other.

Chippewa Cree family lays young loved one Reece Morsette to rest
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Chippewa Cree family lays young loved one Reece Morsette to rest (August 22, 2016)
Reece Troy Morsette, 15, loved riding horses and participating in rodeos.

Lakota Country Times: Indian relay teams to compete at Pine Ridge
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Lakota Country Times: Indian relay teams to compete at Pine Ridge (August 3, 2016)
Teams from across the country are set to descend on the Pine Ridge Reservation during the Oglala Nation Fair to compete in the growing sport of Indian Relay.

Brandon Ecoffey: Indian relay surges in popularity in our communities
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Brandon Ecoffey: Indian relay surges in popularity in our communities (August 2, 2016)
The quick ascension of modern Indian relay is an example of how we have the ability to tap into our rich cultural history for ways to create economic development in our communities.

Lakota Country Times: First Native woman wins rodeo pageant title
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Lakota Country Times: First Native woman wins rodeo pageant title (July 13, 2016)
For the first time in the history of the Ms. South Dakota Rodeo pageant a Native American is set to hold the title.

Clara Caufield: Northern Cheyenne man was champion rodeo rider
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Clara Caufield: Northern Cheyenne man was champion rodeo rider (June 9, 2016)
George Highwalker Sr., a Northern Cheyenne, won a Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association national title competing against non-Indians way back in 1936.

Muckleshoot Tribe to host $50K 'Gold Cup' for Indian relay racing
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Muckleshoot Tribe to host $50K 'Gold Cup' for Indian relay racing (April 28, 2016)
The nation's top Indian relay racing teams will compete for big prizes at the Emerald Downs in Washington in June.

Lakota Country Times: Oglala citizen makes splash on rodeo scene
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Lakota Country Times: Oglala citizen makes splash on rodeo scene (March 1, 2016)
In a world where the presence of Native American personalities is limited, one Oglala Lakota citizen is making a major splash

Native Sun News: The brotherhood of Indian Country bull riders
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Native Sun News: The brotherhood of Indian Country bull riders (January 28, 2016)
After the last round at the Indian National Finals, Marshall Herman, a young Sioux bull fighter, emerged from the coliseum, met by his mother Melissa Byrne, who noticed tears on his cheeks.

Native Sun News: Young Lakota man rides to world championship
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Native Sun News: Young Lakota man rides to world championship (January 27, 2016)
Oglala Sioux Tribal member Jordan 'Slick' Phelps has been viewing the world from the topside of bull since he was 4 years old.

Navajo team ropers score top medals at National Finals Rodeo
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Navajo team ropers score top medals at National Finals Rodeo (December 14, 2015)
Aaron Tsinigine won the gold buckle in team roping and is now ranked number one in the world in terms of earnings for headers.

Lakota Country Times: Oglala champion hosts bull riding challenge
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Lakota Country Times: Oglala champion hosts bull riding challenge (December 3, 2015)
The newly crowned two-time Indian National Finals Rodeo World Bull Riding Champion is set to host a bull riders challenge on the Saturday night of the Lakota Nation Invitational.

Lakota Country Times: South Dakota dominates at Indian rodeo
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Lakota Country Times: South Dakota dominates at Indian rodeo (November 20, 2015)
Perseverance, hard work, and above all else, family and community support is what makes a great athlete.

Indian National Finals Rodeo requested $527K from NFL team
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Indian National Finals Rodeo requested $527K from NFL team (September 17, 2015)
A former chairman of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin helped convince rodeo commissioners to end their relationship wit the Original Americans Foundation.

Navajo Nation welcomes visitors to 69th annual fair in Arizona
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Navajo Nation welcomes visitors to 69th annual fair in Arizona (September 10, 2015)
The event features a rodeo, parade, powwow, frybread contest and the always-popular competition for Miss Navajo Nation.

Indian National Finals Rodeo won't take money from NFL team
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Indian National Finals Rodeo won't take money from NFL team (September 10, 2015)
Rodeo leaders said the funds from the Original Americans Foundation came with strings attached -- support for the team's racist name.

Clara Caufield: Story helps bring Indian rodeo to large audience
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Clara Caufield: Story helps bring Indian rodeo to large audience (September 7, 2015)
Around Memorial Day this year, I penned a feature story about a young Crow cowgirl, Michelle Walking Bear.

Native Sun News: Miss Crow Fair thanks family for strong support
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Native Sun News: Miss Crow Fair thanks family for strong support (August 26, 2015)
Gabrielle Plenty Hawk has been very busy, serving as an ambassador for the Crow and Northern Cheyenne Tribes at numerous rodeos and western events throughout Montana.

Native Sun News: Behind the scenes with Indian relay racing team
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Native Sun News: Behind the scenes with Indian relay racing team (August 25, 2015)
Relay racing is now a major Indian rodeo event. Yet, media coverage of this wild melee is normally limited to an amazing photo of the winning team, colorful and bold.

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe rejects $25K check from NFL team
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Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe rejects $25K check from NFL team (August 5, 2015)
The council also ordered Chairman Harold Frazier to stop communicating with the team.

Lakota Country Times: Oglala riders win top Indian relay title
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Lakota Country Times: Oglala riders win top Indian relay title (July 23, 2015)
After four days of racing, a team of Oglala Lakota riders, outlasted their Crow, Arapahoe, and Northern Cheyenne pursuers to take home the title of Indian Relay World Champions.

Opinion: Nez Perce Tribe helps bring healing to Oregon town
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Opinion: Nez Perce Tribe helps bring healing to Oregon town (July 17, 2015)
The Nez Perce have returned as a cultural and economic force, after working with whites in the area to purchase land at the edge of the Wallowa River.

Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe set for annual rodeo
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Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe set for annual rodeo (July 14, 2015)
The Oglala Nation Rodeo will receive a special treat this year as nine-time rodeo clown of the year Keith Eisley will entertain crowds and protect riders.

Tribal college freshman headed to national rodeo championships
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Tribal college freshman headed to national rodeo championships (June 8, 2015)
Rodeo is a family affair for Delvecchio Kaye, a young member of the Navajo Nation.

Native Sun News: Family from Crow Tribe carries on rodeo tradition
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Native Sun News: Family from Crow Tribe carries on rodeo tradition (June 5, 2015)
The Northern Plains Cowboy Classic rodeo at Lame Deer, Montana, kicked off the 2015 Indian rodeo season.

Native Sun News: Lakota rodeo legend Howard Hunter passes on
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Native Sun News: Lakota rodeo legend Howard Hunter passes on (April 22, 2015)
On April 4, the rodeo world and Oglala Lakota Nation lost one of their most decorated athletes in modern history, with the passing of Howard W. Hunter Sr.

City bars decorations on statue of rodeo star Jackson Sundown
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City bars decorations on statue of rodeo star Jackson Sundown (April 10, 2015)
A woman who claims she is a descendant of the Nez Perce legend started decorating the statue but the tribal chairman wasn't happy with her displays.

Native Sun News: Jake Herman brought humor to rodeo circuit
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Native Sun News: Jake Herman brought humor to rodeo circuit (February 4, 2015)
Comedy is a medicine which heals the wounds of tragic events.

Native Sun News: Remembering rodeo legend Jackson Sundown
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Native Sun News: Remembering rodeo legend Jackson Sundown (February 3, 2015)
His story, mythical; his image, immortalized in bronze and stone; his flamboyant attire, replicated by Pendleton; his dashing good looks, preserved on footage in a documentary; his epic adventures, chronicled in books.

Phil Baird: Looking back at early days of the Indian rodeo circuit
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Phil Baird: Looking back at early days of the Indian rodeo circuit (February 2, 2015)
In 1912, the Rosebud Sioux Reservation town of White River, S.D. held its first Independence Day celebration with bronco busting, roping contests, and a 'sham' battle by the local Indians.

Al Jazeera: Coolest cowboys at Indian National Finals Rodeo
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Al Jazeera: Coolest cowboys at Indian National Finals Rodeo (November 12, 2013)
Al Jazeera reports from the Indian National Finals Rodeo, held last week in Las Vegas.

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