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Native Sun News Today Editorial: News for ranchers in the new yearFiled Under: Opinion
Native Sun News Today Editorial: News for ranchers in the new year (01/17)
There are few left alive that can remember when most reservation residents of Pine Ridge and the other South Dakota reservations lived on their own allotments
Native Sun News Today: Pine Ridge teams fight it out at the buzzerFiled Under: National | Sports
Native Sun News Today: Pine Ridge teams fight it out at the buzzer (01/17)
The Pine Ridge basketball team almost steals the game from Red Cloud Indian School with a buzzer beater.
Tim Giago: Discovering a love for food at an Indian boarding schoolFiled Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Discovering a love for food at an Indian boarding school (01/17)
I was almost six years old when I was deposited at the Holy Rosary Indian Mission on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.
Nebraska county backs liquor licenses in reservation border townFiled Under: Law | National
Nebraska county backs liquor licenses in reservation border town (01/11)
Native activists and their supporters continue efforts to shut down the sale of liquor near the Pine Ridge Reservation.
Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux Tribe wins consultation rulingFiled Under: Environment | Law | National
Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux Tribe wins consultation ruling (01/09)
Nuclear Regulatory Commissioners must heed the Oglala Sioux Tribe’s demand for consultation in order to validate a license for proposed uranium mining operation in the Black Hills.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Oceti Sakowin suffer at Indian Health ServiceFiled Under: Health | Opinion
Ivan Star Comes Out: Oceti Sakowin suffer at Indian Health Service (01/06)
We will continue to endure government abuse, racial intolerance, injustice, and poor health.
Native Sun News Today: Guardians volunteer their services at Pine Ridge and RosebudFiled Under: National
Native Sun News Today: Guardians volunteer their services at Pine Ridge and Rosebud (12/29)
At 3 a.m. this morning it was 14 degrees below zero in Porcupine on Pine Ridge Reservation.
Native Sun News Today: Girls teams from Pine Ridge battle for Lakota Nation Invitational titleFiled Under: National | Sports
Native Sun News Today: Girls teams from Pine Ridge battle for Lakota Nation Invitational title (12/23)
'This year our defense is awesome,' head coach Lyle LeBeau said of the Little Wound Lady Mustangs, the 2016 Lakota Nation Invitational Champions.
Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux Tribe welcomes new leaderFiled Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux Tribe welcomes new leader (12/16)
A new tribal administration was sworn in by Oglala Judge Richard Bark, before a capacity crowd gathered on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.
Lakota Country Times: Bureau of Indian Affairs seizes Oglala citizen's cattle againFiled Under: Law | National
Lakota Country Times: Bureau of Indian Affairs seizes Oglala citizen's cattle again (12/15)
One Oglala Lakota rancher believes that his right to due process has been undermined by the Bureau of Indian Affairs' refusal to adhere to a tribal court ruling.
Lakota Country Times: Red Cloud team stands out on the courtFiled Under: Education | National | Sports
Lakota Country Times: Red Cloud team stands out on the court (12/14)
The Crusaders are as confident as ever as they look to qualify for their first state tournament appearance in nearly a decade.
Lakota Country Times: Pine Ridge girls team aims for state title in South DakotaFiled Under: Education | National | Sports
Lakota Country Times: Pine Ridge girls team aims for state title in South Dakota (12/14)
After coming off one of its best seasons in years, the Little Wound Lady Mustangs seeded number two at the 40th annual Lakota Nation Invitational.
Lakota Country Times: Lower Brule team hopes to make splash at LNIFiled Under: Education | National | Sports
Lakota Country Times: Lower Brule team hopes to make splash at LNI (12/14)
The blossoming Lower Brule High School basketball program is looking to make a splash at this year's Lakota Nation Invitational.
Oglala Sioux Tribe delays decision on role on national park landFiled Under: Environment | National
Oglala Sioux Tribe delays decision on role on national park land (12/14)
A referendum for a tribal national park has been on hold for more than two years now.
Lakota Country Times: Pine Ridge youth compete in arts festivalFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | Education | National
Lakota Country Times: Pine Ridge youth compete in arts festival (12/13)
Little Wound School on the Pine Ridge Reservation qualified students in five categories for the 2016 South Dakota Oral Interpretation Festival.
Brandon Ecoffey: Our reservation basketball coaches deserve betterFiled Under: Opinion | Sports
Brandon Ecoffey: Our reservation basketball coaches deserve better (12/09)
When writing about community news it gets very difficult to not be affected by the stories we are sometimes to forced to cover.
Delphine Red Shirt: We must step up and take care of our childrenFiled Under: Opinion
Delphine Red Shirt: We must step up and take care of our children (12/08)
When a parent stops caring for that child, because of substance abuse or other issues, probably the proper word for these children is wablenica.
Lakota Country Times: Arrests made in three fatal Pine Ridge shootingsFiled Under: Law | National
Lakota Country Times: Arrests made in three fatal Pine Ridge shootings (12/08)
Multiple arrests have been made in connection with the shooting deaths of three Oglala Lakota citizens who were gunned down in separate crimes.
Lakota Country Times: 'Tanka Bar' company recognized as leader in world business communityFiled Under: Business | National
Lakota Country Times: 'Tanka Bar' company recognized as leader in world business community (12/05)
A South Dakota-based Native American food company has been recognized as a Certified B Corporation by B Lab.
Lakota Country Times: Laced marijuana finds its way to Pine RidgeFiled Under: Health | Law | National
Lakota Country Times: Laced marijuana finds its way to Pine Ridge (12/02)
On the Pine Ridge Reservation more and more tribal citizens are coming up ill after unknowingly smoking marijuana that has been laced with other drugs.
Native Sun News Today: Owner of Wounded Knee massacre site lowers priceFiled Under: National
Native Sun News Today: Owner of Wounded Knee massacre site lowers price (12/02)
When Jim Czywczynski decided to sell the 40 acres of land that is the massacre site of Wounded Knee his asking price was $3.9 million.
Lakota Country Times: #NoDAPL kitchen in need of more suppliesFiled Under: National
Lakota Country Times: #NoDAPL kitchen in need of more supplies (12/01)
One of the main kitchens erected to support water protectors is in need of supplies.
Native Sun News Today: Duane Big Crow relishes role as football coach on Pine Ridge ReservationFiled Under: Education | National | Sports
Native Sun News Today: Duane Big Crow relishes role as football coach on Pine Ridge Reservation (12/01)
By any measure, Duane Big Crow is a success at his chosen profession.
Sioux Nation to President Obama: Stop the Dakota Access PipelineFiled Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Sioux Nation to President Obama: Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline (11/30)
Get the Army out of Indian country. Stop the oil pipeline. Protect our drinking water. Preserve our Native homeland.
Charges filed after two children found malnourished on Pine Ridge ReservationFiled Under: Law | National
Charges filed after two children found malnourished on Pine Ridge Reservation (11/30)
The girls, ages 2 and 3, each weighed just 13 pounds, far below the average for children at those ages.
Charmaine White Face: Let the 'Big Spirits' take over at Standing RockFiled Under: Opinion
Charmaine White Face: Let the 'Big Spirits' take over at Standing Rock (11/28)
In the respectful ways of the Sioux culture, when an elder requests you to do something, you do it.
Denver American Horse: A change to Lakota language columnFiled Under: Opinion
Denver American Horse: A change to Lakota language column (11/23)
Denver American Horse, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, will still be writing in the Lakota language but is announcing a change in focus.
Lakota Country Times: Indian school hosts 'Horse Nation' exhibitFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | Education | National
Lakota Country Times: Indian school hosts 'Horse Nation' exhibit (11/22)
An exhibit that explores how horses have shaped the Lakota, Dakota, and Nakota people is being presented at the Red Cloud Indian School’s Heritage Center.
Native Sun News Today: 'Warrior woman' Petra Wilson wins Indian education awardFiled Under: Education | National
Native Sun News Today: 'Warrior woman' Petra Wilson wins Indian education award (11/22)
Sitting in her father’s law office in downtown Rapid City, Petra Wilson doesn’t look like a warrior, but that is how Della Frank, who nominated her for the National Indian Education Parent of the Year award described her.
Brandon Ecoffey: Young tribal citizens barred from holding officeFiled Under: Opinion
Brandon Ecoffey: Young tribal citizens barred from holding office (11/18)
Our generation was the first to grasp the power of social media as it it came to fruition during our high school and college years.
Native Sun News Today: Pine Ridge school honors tribal veteransFiled Under: National
Native Sun News Today: Pine Ridge school honors tribal veterans (11/18)
Marine Corps veterans Tom and Chuck Conroy set out to make Veteran’s Day special not only for the veterans assembled at Pine Ridge High School in South Dakota.
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe elects a new presidentFiled Under: National | Politics
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe elects a new president (11/17)
In comments given exclusively to The Lakota Country Times, Scott Weston called for unity amongst all First Nations people in the light of the election of Donald Trump to the White House.
Lakota Country Times: On the #NoDAPL front line in North DakotaFiled Under: Environment | Law | National
Lakota Country Times: On the #NoDAPL front line in North Dakota (11/15)
When warriors first arrived at the confluence of the Cannon Ball and Missouri Rivers, the grass stood tall and green and the sun kissed their cheeks.
Native Sun News Today: A new community emerges at Pine RidgeFiled Under: National
Native Sun News Today: A new community emerges at Pine Ridge (11/15)
The Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation works to empower Lakota youth and families.
Native Sun News Today: Hannoi Hannah taunted Native veterans during Vietnam WarFiled Under: National
Native Sun News Today: Hannoi Hannah taunted Native veterans during Vietnam War (11/14)
Hearing the name Hanoi Hanna prompted an irate response from Lloyd Goings, an Oglala Lakota, who served in Vietnam during the Vietnam Era.
Melanie Black Bull: Exposing corruption within the Oglala Sioux TribeFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Melanie Black Bull: Exposing corruption within the Oglala Sioux Tribe (11/11)
Since whistle blowing, certain tribal council members are coercing tribal employees to write complaints against me.
Ernestine Chasing Hawk: Exposing corruption on the reservationFiled Under: Opinion
Ernestine Chasing Hawk: Exposing corruption on the reservation (11/10)
When Melanie Two Eagle Black Bull wanted to share information that she perceived as corruption within the Oglala Sioux Tribe, she specifically asked for a journalist that was not an Oglala citizen.
Denver American Horse: Veterans column in the Lakota languageFiled Under: Opinion
Denver American Horse: Veterans column in the Lakota language (11/08)
Denver American Horse, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, writes his weekly column in the Lakota language.
Oglala Sioux Tribe credits the late Janet Reno for Indian Country initiativesFiled Under: Cobell Lawsuit and Settlement | Law | National | Politics
Oglala Sioux Tribe credits the late Janet Reno for Indian Country initiatives (11/07)
The first woman to serve as Attorney General first gained experience with tribes while growing up in Florida.
Tim Giago: Media only focuses on the negatives in Indian CountryFiled Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Media only focuses on the negatives in Indian Country (11/07)
We need the federal government to take some of the billions of dollars it spends on foreign-aid and bring some money back home to help its own indigenous people.
Lakota Country Times: Lakota athletes head to Indian National Finals RodeoFiled Under: National | Sports
Lakota Country Times: Lakota athletes head to Indian National Finals Rodeo (11/02)
More than fifty Lakota rodeo athletes are headed to the Indian National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Denver American Horse: Veterans column in the Lakota languageFiled Under: Opinion
Denver American Horse: Veterans column in the Lakota language (11/01)
Denver American Horse, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, writes his weekly column in the Lakota language.
Native Sun News Today: Challenge filed over Oglala Sioux Tribe's primary electionFiled Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News Today: Challenge filed over Oglala Sioux Tribe's primary election (11/01)
Bruce W. Whalen, a presidential candidate for the Oglala Sioux Tribe, has filed a petition contesting the primary election.
Native Sun News Today Editorial: The rich get richer and the poor get poorer on the rezFiled Under: Opinion
Native Sun News Today Editorial: The rich get richer and the poor get poorer on the rez (10/28)
Today on many Indian reservations we have a corrupted system with little or no oversight.
Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux Tribe council member alleges more corruptionFiled Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux Tribe council member alleges more corruption (10/28)
A council member is speaking out in support of the Oglala Sioux Tribe’s treasurer who he said is doing the job the council hired her to do: uncover corruption and help put a stop to it.
The Sioux Chef is on track to open indigenous restaurant in Minnesota in 2017Filed Under: Business | Health | National
The Sioux Chef is on track to open indigenous restaurant in Minnesota in 2017 (10/27)
Sean Sherman raised nearly $149,000 -- the most ever for a restaurant campaign on Kickstarter.
Lakota Country Times: Pine Ridge youth center stresses safetyFiled Under: National
Lakota Country Times: Pine Ridge youth center stresses safety (10/27)
The sanctity of the SuAnne Big Crow Center was violated as the location was the site of a brutal shooting.
Brandon Ecoffey: Strong fixes needed for reservation crimeFiled Under: Opinion
Brandon Ecoffey: Strong fixes needed for reservation crime (10/26)
Our people deserve to feel safe in their everyday activities.
Native Sun News Today: Pine Ridge football team impresses on the roadFiled Under: National | Sports
Native Sun News Today: Pine Ridge football team impresses on the road (10/26)
You can argue where the best South Dakota High School football is being played, but there is little doubt where the most exciting is being played.
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe promises more police after string of fatal shootingsFiled Under: Law | National
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe promises more police after string of fatal shootings (10/26)
Three tribal citizens have been murdered in the last three months and a 13-year-old girl was killed in July.
Lakota Country Times: Shooting pushes community on Pine Ridge Reservation into actionFiled Under: Law | National
Lakota Country Times: Shooting pushes community on Pine Ridge Reservation into action (10/25)
Multiple unknown gunmen ambushed Vinny Brewer III outside of the SuAnne Big Crow Youth Development Center just east of Pine Ridge village.
Jeffrey Whalen: Oglala Sioux Tribe keeps making bad decisionsFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Jeffrey Whalen: Oglala Sioux Tribe keeps making bad decisions (10/25)
What is the election decision of the Oyate going to do for the next administrations tribal debt and poor economic conditions?
Federal authorities investigate shooting deaths on Pine Ridge ReservationFiled Under: Law | National
Federal authorities investigate shooting deaths on Pine Ridge Reservation (10/24)
Chunta Suta Win 'Annie' Colhoff-Poor Bear and Vincent Von Brewer III were killed in separate incidents that some have linked to drug trafficking.
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe opens nursing homeFiled Under: Health | National
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe opens nursing home (10/24)
The 60-bed, 55,000 square-foot facility is located on tribal land near Whiteclay, Nebraska.
Lakota Country Times: Founders of Fort Robinson Outbreak Spiritual Run honoredFiled Under: National
Lakota Country Times: Founders of Fort Robinson Outbreak Spiritual Run honored (10/20)
The First Peoples Fund recognized Lynette Two Bulls and Phillip Whiteman Jr. for positively impacting Native communities.
Native Sun News Today: Oglala veteran shot and killed by policeFiled Under: Law | National
Native Sun News Today: Oglala veteran shot and killed by police (10/20)
A high speed chase by Las Vegas, Nevada, police ended in the shooting death of 50-year-old Rex Vance Wilson, an enrolled member of the Oglala Lakota Tribe.
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe voters send messageFiled Under: National | Politics
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe voters send message (10/19)
Voters of the Oglala Sioux Tribe went to the polls for a primary election on October 11.
Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux Tribe treasurer under fire after speaking outFiled Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux Tribe treasurer under fire after speaking out (10/14)
Becoming the treasurer for the poorest people in the Nation hasn’t been an easy job for Melanie Two Eagle Black Bull.
Lakota Country Times: Miss He Sapa Win Elaina Red Shirt wraps up whirlwind yearFiled Under: National
Lakota Country Times: Miss He Sapa Win Elaina Red Shirt wraps up whirlwind year (10/13)
Elaina Red Shirt, who just turned 18, relinquished her crown as Miss He Sapa Win at the He Sapa Wacipi.
Native Sun News Today: Safe house opens for Pine Ridge childrenFiled Under: National
Native Sun News Today: Safe house opens for Pine Ridge children (10/13)
Wakanyeja Gluwitayan Otipi, the Children’s Emergency Foster Home, offers a safe space children on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.

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