NFL, NBA, MLB, MMA and More! Eight Native Athlete Storylines to Watch This Fall!

Written by at August 30, 2017

Native athletes promise an exciting 2018 with a treasure trove of collegiate and professional sports storylines!

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NFL, NBA, MLB, MMA and More! Eight Native Athlete Storylines to Watch This Fall!

Written by at August 30, 2017

Native athletes promise an exciting 2018 with a treasure trove of collegiate and professional sports storylines!

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In Case You Missed It: 20 Amazing Photos of the North American Indigenous Games

Written by at August 9, 2017

In case you missed it! Fantastic Photos: More than 5,000 Native athletes from Canada and the United States showcased their talents in the North American Indigenous Games

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An Electric Warrior Journeys Home: Entertainer Nik Winterhawk Alexander Walks On

Written by at July 10, 2017

Cree warrior Nik Winterhawk Alexander, the front man for the 1980s Native rock band Winterhawk, walked on July 5th after a battle with cancer

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Bombs Away! Shot Put Takes Navajo High Schooler Tyson Jones to Cuba

Written by at July 8, 2017

Seeking to beat a state record, Being nationally-ranked in the Shot Put takes Navajo High Schooler Tyson Jones to Havana, Cuba.

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Rez Ball on Wheels! Noah Hotchkiss Recruited to Play Division I Wheelchair Basketball

Written by at July 6, 2017

Native American Wheelchair Basketball champion Noah Hotchkiss is tearing up the rezball court with a set of wheels!

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Seneca Rookie Zed Williams scores two goals in first Major League Lacrosse game: Named Player of the Week

Written by at June 22, 2017

Player of the Week and an OT Win – Rochester Rattlers Rookie and Seneca Star Zed Williams is making waves for Major League Lacrosse

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Bronson Koenig Works Out with L.A. Clippers and Houston Rockets, Lakers to follow

Written by at June 17, 2017

Despite previous injury, Ho-Chunk star Bronson Koenig gets multiple tryouts with Lakers, Clippers, Rockets; confident he can play in NBA

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Repatriation of Ancient One Celebrated

Written by at June 2, 2017

Leaders from all over gathered recently to celebrate the return of the Ancient One, known widely as Kennewick Man.

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Arrest Made in Murder of 20-Year-Old Quinault Tribal Member Jimmy Smith-Kramer

Written by at May 31, 2017

Unnamed man who backed over Native American man 20-Year-Old Jimmy Smith-Kramer with his truck arrested for second-degree murder

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Quinault Member Jimmy Smith-Kramer Killed in Alleged Racially-Charged Confrontation

Written by at May 30, 2017

Alleged war-whoops as Quinault tribal member Jimmy Smith-Kramer killed after hit by a truck in alleged racially-charged confrontation

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Spring and Summer Hype! Native Athlete College Sports Storylines You Should Know About

Written by at May 28, 2017

Some of Indian Country’s Native Athlete College Sports Up-and-Comers helping their teams find success

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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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