All Indian Tournament Pulls Teams From Far and Wide

The 50th Annual Hoopa All Indian Tournament took place last weekend from May 12-15 and looked to distinguish itself for its bicentennial anniversary by increasing the first place pot to ten thousand dollars. The promise of ten thousand dollars, custom detailed Pendleton jackets and immortality in the Indian basketball circuit drew in teams from across the U.S. Read More →

All-Indian Basketball Tournament Committee Seeking Ideas for 50th Anniversary Celebration

Over the years, basketball has evolved into one of the most popular sports for Indian Country. In 1954, Chiloquin, Ore., initiated the first All-Indian Invitational Basketball Tournament which then snowballed into similar tournaments across the nation. Hoopa is no different. March 1, 1962 marked the first invitational basketball tournament for Hoopa; this year marks the 50th, and the recreation committee couldn’t be more excited. Read More →