A Blow Against Racism: Washington D.C.’s Football Team Retires the “R” word

July 14, 2020, Washington DC: Yesterday, July 13, 2020, the owners of Washington D.C.’s professional football team finally agreed to change the name of their team after more than 50 years of protest by Indigenous Peoples who consider the team’s name and mascot to be racist, demeaning and offensive. Continue reading

Oglala Sioux Tribe president’s spokesman responds to South Dakota Governor Noem’s escalation of checkpoint issue

Pine Ridge – May 22, 2020 – On Wednesday, South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem escalated her fued with the Oglala and Cheyenne River Sioux Tribes. She announced that her team is investigating tribal checkpoints meant to protect the reservations from COVID-19 and that’s she’s asking President Trump to help resolve the issue. Continue reading