VIDEO: 6th Grader Herbie Barber IV: Champ Choctaw Punts Over an Airplane

Written by at May 24, 2017

VIDEO: Introducing Herbie Barber IV: The Victorious Sixth-grade Choctaw football player that can punt over a large airplane

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New York Liberty Guard Shoni Schimmel Decides to Sit Out WNBA 2017 Season

Written by at May 9, 2017

Umatilla hooper Shoni Schimmel cites personal reasons for stepping away from New York Liberty for 2017 season

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An actor and now a baller? Actor Martin Sensmeier Scores Game-Winning Buzzer Beater in Juneau Basketball Tournament

Written by at April 29, 2017

From Standing Rock to Alaska and a new film Wind River, Actor Martin Sensmeier continues to make a lasting impression as a trailblazing Native star and champion baller

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Montana Passes Bill to Allow Tribal Regalia at Graduations

Written by at April 28, 2017

Native American students in Montana can no longer be prohibited from wearing regalia or eagle feathers at graduation ceremonies.

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College Ball Hopeful: Brave Williams is 7-Foot-1, 400 Pounds with Size 21 Shoes

Written by at March 27, 2017

At 7’1” tall and 400 pounds with size 21 shoes, Brave Williams (Seneca) says he wants to play college basketball or possibly football.

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Bronson Koenig, Wisconsin Stunned in Sweet 16 By Florida Buzzer Beater

Written by at March 25, 2017

A last-second shot resulted in Bronson Koenig and Wisconsin falling in the NCAA Sweet 16 Friday night.

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Bronson Koenig, Badgers Make History in NCAA Tourney: Unseat #1 Villanova

Written by at March 20, 2017

Wisconsin guard Bronson Koenig (Ho-Chunk) and the Badgers defeated No. 1-seeded Villanova Sat. March 18 the NCAA basketball tournament.

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Is College Not for You? 6 Options for Native American Youth

Written by at March 12, 2017

Is College Not for You? 6 Options for Native American Youth

Native American youth and adults have options other than higher education, though the road to success may be challenging.

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12-Year-Old Nathan Zuniga: First Native American West Coast All-American Football Star

Written by at February 27, 2017

Nathan Zuniga of the Iipay Nation became the first Native American youth football player from the west to be recognized as a Diamond West Coast All-American

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38 Years of Recruiting Native Players: Indian Hall of Famer Robin Selvig

Written by at February 9, 2017

Due to recruiting Native players, Robin Selvig became one of the few non-Indians to be inducted in the Montana Indian Athletic Hall of Fame in 2008.

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Lacrosse Helps Bill Belichick, New England Patriots Super Bowl Bid

Written by at February 5, 2017

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, a former lacrosse player, sees similarities between football and lacrosse ahead of Super Bowl.

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Bronson Koenig, Derek Willis and Other Native NCAA Athletes to Follow This Season!

Written by at February 4, 2017

Here is a great list of Native NCAA Athletes you should keep a look out for as we head into the 2017 college basketball season!

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Kobe Buffalomeat College Football Bid Goes Viral: Appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live

Written by at February 3, 2017

After Illinois State tweeted Kobe Buffalomeat would join their roster. The tweet went viral and the 18-year-old appeared on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”

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Ron Baker is Native America’s Next NBA Star

Written by at January 17, 2017

NBA’s New York Knicks Gives Guaranteed Contract to Potawatomi Nation / Native American Player Ron Baker after a stellar performance in January

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Top Indian Country Sports Stars in 2016

Written by at January 3, 2017

2016 was an amazing year for this list of Native American Sports Stars.

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Fighting Back: Schools, Mascots and Offensive Gaffes We Battled in 2016

Written by at December 31, 2016

In 2016, school and team mascots that disparage Native Americans still exist. Here is a look back at some of the great Native appropriation blunders.

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Chippewa Cree Baller Jaden Stanley, Bringing Game to Air Force Academy

Written by at December 15, 2016

Jaden Stanley is an unusually driven 17-year-old. This Chippewa-Cree basketball star and rez baller has got science on his mind and NBA shooting guard on his Facebook page as an occupation.

With such a work ethic, the NBA is a definite possibility for this high-achiever. The 6-foot-5 guard, who carries a 3.92 GPA at Discovery High School in Lawrenceville, Georgia, received a full scholarship to play basketball at the Air Force Academy next season.

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Eight Movies That Capture Indian Country’s Love of Sports

Written by at December 9, 2016

Many sports enthusiasts would be quick to assert that American Indians and athletics go hand in hand.

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Don’t Miss These 6 Upcoming Films With Native Star Power!

Written by at September 23, 2016

We’re pleased to report that the next 365 days will be a big year for Natives worldwide at the box office. Here’s your checklist for the upcoming year!

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9 Cheap Native Films and Docs to Watch Online Now

Written by at September 16, 2016

Who doesn’t want to curl up with a good laptop and watch a Native flick?

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Turtle Island Meets the Caribbean: Historic Talks Unite Tribes and Cuba

Written by at August 25, 2016

In what was billed as Indian country’s first face-to-face with Cuba, a conference sponsored by the Native American Finance Officers Association (NAFOA) focused o…

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Boom! 8 Must-See Films by ‘Suicide Squad’ Actor Adam Beach

Written by at August 11, 2016

It’s tough for a Native actor to get cast for a role that wasn’t specifically designed for a Native.

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Indian Country Loves Wes Studi! 8 Awesome Studi Films!

Written by at August 6, 2016

Wes Studi established himself as a blockbuster Native actor in the early 90s.

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Cherokee Choices: Eight Don’t-Miss Wes Studi Films!

Written by at August 6, 2016

Wes Studi established himself as a blockbuster Native actor in the early 90s.

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Indian Country’s Olympics: Register Now For the Lori Piestewa Games!

Written by at June 23, 2016

Indian country’s own Olympic games had 3,000 athletes last year and wants more.

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