Author: Tammy Scism

Shoni Schimmel wins gold!

Indian Country’s own, Shoni Schimmel, member of the Umatilla Indian Reservation and team member of the US Women’s University Basketball Team, helped to defeat Russia’s home team favorite in the gold medal game at the 2013 World University Games with a final score, 90-71. When asked about her win, Schimmel...

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Depp wants to buy historical Native American landmark

According to news sources, Johnny Depp wants to buy historical site, Wounded Knee and return it to the Oglala Lakota people of the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.   You remember Wounded Knee. Twice, it has been the location of historical conflicts between the Lakota people and the US...

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Haskell Junior to join hotshot crew in Arizona, again!

Nick Cesare (22), a junior at Haskell Indian Nations University, Lawrence, KS heads out today to join a specialized “hotshot” firefighter crew, based in Logan, UT…again!   Cesare fought wildfires with one of the highly trained hotshot crews for three months last year and has been waiting for the day...

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