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Rez Ball: Past, Present & Future of Native American Basketball

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Rez Ball is getting a lot more attention, these days, thanks in part to its portrayal in film in literature. It's even getting its own Netflix movie of the same name, produced by Lebron James.  But what exactly ... Read more »
Kyrie Irving Native American Heritage

Is Kyrie Irving Native American?

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Is NBA Star Kyrie Irving Native American? There's been a lot of speculation over whether NBA superstar Kyrie Irving is Native American. Irving was born in Australia but grew up in New Jersey. The Brooklyn Nets gua... Read more »

Jim Thorpe: Native American Athlete, Olympic Gold Medalist and Pioneer

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Jim Thorpe assumed many titles over the course of his life: Olympian, Gold Medalist, Multi-Sport Athlete, Coach, Hall of Famer, Greatest of All Time. You may have even seen his name in the news recently. But who was ... Read more »
Native American Lacrosse Origins

Is Lacrosse Native American? | Origins of America’s Oldest Team Sport

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The sport of lacrosse has a rich history, dating back to 1100 A.D. It's since exploded in popularity, with high school and college participation spiking across the country in recent years. Collegiate lacrosse has b... Read more »

Opinion: Cleveland Indians’ Name Change Is the Right Call Despite Some Angry Fans

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The time has finally come for Cleveland—and some have been waiting since 1915 for this decision when the Indians originally got their team name.  Starting in 2022, the once Cleveland Indians will officially be... Read more »
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Meet the Indigenous Athletes Competing in the Tokyo Olympics

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Fifty indigenous athletes are headed to Japan to compete in the Tokyo Olympics—the most ever selected in Olympic history. Only 3 indigenous athletes competed at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Sixteen of these athletes a... Read more »
Teton Saltes

Teton Saltes, Oglala Sioux Member, Signs With New York Jets

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Teton Saltes, a former Pine Ridge Indian Reservation resident, is getting his shot to play in the NFL. Saltes, an active member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, played offensive lineman at the University of New Mexico (... Read more »

Native American Athlete Takes on the Tour de France

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Get ready to hear the name Neilson Powless more often. The 24-year old has become the first Native American cyclist to ride in the Tour de France after only riding professionally for 5 years.  Athletics comes ... Read more »

What Are Your Thoughts? Washington NFL Team Announces Name Change

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On July 31, the Washington NFL team announced the retirement of their current name and logo. From Washington Team website: On July 3rd, we announced the commencement of a thorough review of the team's name. ... Read more »

2019 Football Pick’em Contest

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Calling all football fans! We have sponsoring pick'em contest for the upcoming college football season and the NFL! College Football In order to join the group, just go to College Football Pick'em, and cli... Read more »

Interview with Brent Cahwee – NDNSports.com – Natives Athletes To Watch This Fall – Pow Wow Life

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Listen to my interview with Brent Cahwee from NDNSports.com.  We talk about the Native American athletes to watch this fall! [spp-player url="http://traffic.libsyn.com/powwowlife/Pow_Wow_Life_-_Brent_Cahwee_-_... Read more »

Oneida LPGA Tournament – On Indian Time Hosted By Corinne – July 10, 2019

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Watch the first episode of our new Youtube series - On Indian Time! Corinne Oestreich hosts the show.  On Indian Time will feature interviews, stories, and more from all around Indian Country. https://w... Read more »

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