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Members of the Northern Cheyenne, Southern Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes received a wonderful holiday gift that will benefit generations to come.
The Rosebud Sioux Tribe, the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes and the Northern Cheyenne Tribe outbid 21 others to acquire the land for nearly $1.1 million.
The Bingo Hall at the Charging Horse Casino was filled to near capacity as Northern Cheyenne citizens gathered in unanimous opposition to a plan to commercialize tribally owned property at Bear Butte.
Tribal members are fixing up a 40-acre campground at the base of the sacred site in the Black Hills of South Dakota.
The 34th Sacred Hoop 500 Mile Run set off from Bear Butte, South Dakota, on the first of five legs around the Black Hills
Bear Butte and the sacred rituals and ceremonies that must be conducted there are threatened.
One local Black Hills news source is reporting that a proposed plan to build a large biker bar and campground near the sacred site of Bear Butte could possibly include the spraying of sewage as fertilizer.
Ignoring the advice of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, a local planning board recommended approval for 'the world’s biggest biker bar' and resort to expand within two miles of sacred Bear Butte.
County commissioners bestowed their blessing on the 'World’s Largest Biker Bar' over the objections of a Lakota grandmother and educator who said the action would allow development of an adult entertainment venue too close to the sacred site of Mato Paha.
After the self-proclaimed “World’s Largest Biker Bar” burned down in September, co-owner Michael Ballard is looking to rebuild and expand his Full Throttle Saloon business closer to Bear Butte National Historic Landmark.
When former-Regional Health nurse, Ryane Oliva, had a video posted on social media of her saying, 'Indians suck,' little did she know that her immediate firing would have such a positive impact on Rapid City race relations.
For the past two years a group of Lakota runners have run through the heart of downtown Sturgis during the height of the worlds largest motorcycle rally to raise awareness of respect for the sacred Black Hills.
The 6,693-acre Fort Meade Recreation Area between Bear Butte and Sturgis would remain a Special Recreation Management Area, with motorized travel limited to existing roads and trails.
All the Tribal Historic Preservation Offices associated with the Bear Butte sacred protected area in Meade County have been notified about a study revealing burial sites on the proposed route of a controversial bypass road near the peak.
Does the public want the state of South Dakota to create a special tax exemption for a road and development project near sacred Bear Butte?
Bear Butte is a mountain considered sacred by the Northern Cheyenne and the tribes of the Great Sioux Nation. Should it be protected by placing it into federal trust status?
The bill places land in trust for the tribe although property near sacred Bear Butte in South Dakota is no longer included.
Free Spirit Campgrounds, a rustic site located at the base of Bear Butte (Noavose to the Cheyenne), was recently purchased by the Northern Cheyenne Tribe.
Mato Paha has been a sacred site to the northern tribes for thousands of years.
Recently, a group of thirty Cheyenne children were brought from Lame Deer, Montana to Bear Butte and taught lessons of history, prayer, and sacrifice.
Late last week Sean Clark and Devorah Lopez, owners of the Glencoe Camp Resort located just south of the sacred site Bear Butte near Sturgis were indicted by a federal grand jury.
The following story was written and reported by Ernestine Chasing Hawk. All content © Native Sun News. Bear Butte Lodge, owned and operated by the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, is situated...
James Swan, United Urban Warrior Society. Mark Norstegaard, a landowner. STURGIS, SOUTH DAKOTA – After citizens bid for keeping calm, Meade County commissioners abandoned the notion of suing over...
The Greater Chaco Landscape in New Mexico and Bear Butte in South Dakota are among the 11 most endangered historic places, according to the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The...
The following story was written and reported by Ernestine Chasing Hawk. All content © Native Sun News. A Nakota Energy, LLC oil well near Mato Paha on land owned by...
After two days of hearing from tribes and other parties, the South Dakota Board of Minerals and Environment approved an application for an oil field near sacred Bear Butte. Lower...
The South Dakota Board of Minerals and Environment is considering an application for an oil field near sacred Bear Butte. The board previously approved a permit for Nakota Energy to...
The following story was written and reported by Ernestine Chasing Hawk. All content © Native Sun News. STURGIS, SOUTH DAKOTA — As encroachment of Sacred Mato Paha (Bear Butte) was...