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5 stickball teams to compete at 61st annual Cherokee National Holiday

Five stickball teams from Oklahoma and Mississippi will showcase their skills Saturday in the inaugural Cherokee National Holiday men’s stickball tournament at Sequoyah Schools’ Thompson Field.The double-elimination tournament using traditional Choctaw rules will start at 8 a.m. Admission is free.

Alcohol sales on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation Legalized

Federal law bans the sale of alcohol on Native American reservations unless the tribal council allows it. Pine Ridge legalized alcohol for two months in 1970s, but the ban was quickly restored. An attempt to lift prohibition in 2004 also failed.

Native Americans on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation have now voted to end prohibition and legalize alcohol so the tribe can use the profits for education and treatment.

Colorado River Indian Tribes Native American Days Fair and Expo will be held Oct. 2 to 6, 2013

WHAT: 41st annual Colorado River Indian Tribes Native American Days Fair and Expo
WHEN:  October 2 to 6, 2013
WHERE: Manataba Park, Parker, AZ
WHO: Mohave, Chemehuevi, Navajo and Hopi tribes, Open to Public
ADMISSION: $5.00/day or $10.00 for weekend pass for Oct 4 – 6. Admission is free on Wednesday and Thursday, Oct 2 – 3.

This multi tribe event includes a parade, powwow, pageants, carnival, livestock show, fun run, tug ‘o war, traditional games of peon and shinny, food and craft vendor booths, as well as pre expo events such as a fry bread contest and a native American film festival.

The Colorado River Indian Tribes (CRIT) include the Mohave, Chemehuevi, Navajo and Hopi tribes.

French auction house plans to sell sacred Hopi katsina masks
Government shutdown hitting tribes hard
Have you got what it takes to make a native american documentary?
Johnny Depp’s controversial portrayal of Tonto prompts donation from Disney
Navajo Nation may stiffen crime penalties
Oglala Sioux tribe moves to seize Wounded Knee land through eminent domain
Sacred Hopi masks sold at French auction house for 1.2 million
Spokane Tribal Council may oust vice-chairman for lying about identity in bison poaching incident
Star Wars Movie to be translated to Navajo language
The site of the 1890 Wounded Knee Massacre is for sale
Wes Studi arrested on a charge of aggravated DWI
Wes Studi inducted into Hall of Great Western Performers
Wood Resources to reopen Colville Tribe’s plywood mill in Omak