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Charmaine White Face: Divide and conquer for Indian people all over again
Charmaine White Face: Divide and conquer for Indian people all over again (May 23, 2019)

It is still the responsibility of the U.S. government, according to the 1868 Treaty, to provide health care.


Native Sun News Today: Battle continues over urban Indian hospital
Native Sun News Today: Battle continues over urban Indian hospital (December 20, 2018)

Native activists are trying to stop three tribes from taking over management of an Indian Health Service facility in South Dakota.


Charmaine White Face: Let the 'Big Spirits' take over at Standing Rock
Charmaine White Face: Let the 'Big Spirits' take over at Standing Rock (November 28, 2016)

In the respectful ways of the Sioux culture, when an elder requests you to do something, you do it.


Charmaine White Face: Trauma impacts survival of our language
Charmaine White Face: Trauma impacts survival of our language (June 7, 2016)

Remember the abuse and trauma that our parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents went through in the boarding schools when the U.S. government and the missionaries were taking 'the Indian' out of them.


Native Sun News: Lakota activist pushes for hate crime statute
Native Sun News: Lakota activist pushes for hate crime statute (August 14, 2015)

Racism is hard to prove and when it is proven in a court of law, there is no city ordinance in Rapid City which can effectively adjudicate or impose a harsher sentence for the convicted.


Charmaine White Face: Radioactivity found in Pine Ridge waters
Charmaine White Face: Radioactivity found in Pine Ridge waters (March 5, 2015)

For a number of years, one of our projects has been monitoring nuclear radioactivity in the water and air in the 1868 Treaty Territory, including the Pine Ridge Reservation.


Charmaine White Face: Cobell settlement turned into deception
Charmaine White Face: Cobell settlement turned into deception (February 5, 2015)

When Eloise Cobell sued the federal government for violating the trust of their wards, the American Indians, it was for individual violations not for collective violations.


Charmaine White Face: Deadly dose of uranium for soldiers
Charmaine White Face: Deadly dose of uranium for soldiers (January 28, 2013)

There is a situation brewing in western South Dakota that has quite a few people concerned about the safety of soldiers in the SD Army National Guard. It’s not that...


Charmaine White Face: Rights of indigenous nations at risk
Charmaine White Face: Rights of indigenous nations at risk (February 24, 2012)

Since 1984, the Sioux Nation Treaty Council has been sending delegates to the various committees of the United Nations seeking the upholding of lawful and viable treaties made between the...