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Whitnee Pearce has hit the ground running in her new position as head of Indian education in Rapid City, South Dakota.
Urban Indian patients are suing the federal government to ensure their care remains in the hands of the Indian Health Service.
The president is a racist, but he needs to keep that hate within himself.
There is no doubt about it: law enforcement is racially profiling people, and weeding out the likely loiterers from the white citizenry.
The newly named Oyate Health Center will be serving the Oyate, or the people, in South Dakota.
Native Americans are not chopped liver.
I consider the desecration of the Black Elk monument a racist act, an affront to an idea that we all must do what we can to see ourselves clearly and try to bridge the gaps between unlike groups.
Urban Indian patients are hoping to reach the leader of the Indian Health Service before tribes assume control of the Sioux San Hospital in South Dakota.
I congratulate our brave Native activists and those who dared to run for offices held by Whites here since the founding.
Following a long break after the death of its founder, the Wambli Ska Drum & Dance Society has resumed its weekly practices.
Urban Indians continue to express concerns about a tribal takeover of an Indian Health Service facility.
The Great Plains Tribal Chairmen's Health Board will manage most operations at the Sioux San Hospital in South Dakota.
Almost a half century later, people born and raised in Rapid City after June 9, 1972, can only imagine what the town looked like before the flood.
Three women have organized a prayer walk to shed light on the men and boys who are part of the movement to identify those responsible for the missing and murdered.
Native women made history by seeking public office in Rapid City, South Dakota, though none won their races.
Our lives as Indians and Whites reflect a rugged, unjust history of enforced death to tribal life, and the subsequent colonization of a struggling sovereign indigenous nation.
A museum for Medal of Honor recipients, including those from the Wounded Knee Massacre of 1890, has been abandoned after public outcry.
Plans for a Medal of Honor museum have been scrapped following controversy over ties to the Wounded Knee Massacre.
Nearly 300 Lakota men, women, elders and children were killed in the Wounded Knee Massacre on December 29, 1890.
It is still the responsibility of the U.S. government, according to the 1868 Treaty, to provide health care.
Natalie Stites Means says protecting Rapid City's water and environment are among her top priorities.
Jeremiah Janis was pepper-sprayed and tasered by police officers in Rapid City, South Dakota.
Sioux San employees and Rapid City Indian community members are in for another rollercoaster ride.
The Sculpture Garden benefits all Native Americans and serves as an educational tool for Non-Natives and to our own people.
Native women have stepped up to the plate as residents of Rapid City, South Dakota, elect new leaders.
This past winter another three Native Americans lost their lives to the elements in Rapid City, South Dakota.
First of all I am not one to engage in online tit-for-tat when my integrity as a journalist is being challenged.
Natalie Stites-Means, a citizen of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, is seeking to make history in South Dakota.
Larry Low Dog entered the Spirit World on March 14. His daughter wants people to know he was more than just a statistic.
Cante Heart, a Native mother, college student and activist, is running for public office in Rapid City, South Dakota.
A lack of representation in politics continues to cause strife and adds to the perceived racism in Rapid City, South Dakota.
In South Dakota, 33 percent of the male prison population and 63 percent of the female prison population is Native American.
Although not clearly written in black and white, a seemingly racially-biased, anti-panhandling ordinance will soon go into effect.
Two young men died within a 24-hour period in Rapid City, South Dakota.
Since opening in 2015, HeSapa Enterprises has steadily grown in size and services provided to customers
Sam Prairie Chicken is a basketball coach, and the Screaming Eagles are the North Rapid Lakota boys he coaches.
She had been married to Tim Holmgren for nearly 28 years when they shot him. It was April 27, 2017.
Native women go missing and murdered at alarming rates. A campaign asks 'Why?'
They say the ancients wailed and screamed when they lost a loved one which enabled them to release their grief aloud.
Let me take you back to the days of mom and pop grocery stores and full-service gas stations. Remember them?
A renewed attempt to assume control over a troubled Indian Health Service hospital is running into roadblocks.
For Dave and Sydney Claymore, mourning the loss of their daughter was made even more difficult when police officers were called to her traditional wake ceremony.
When you get a group of women together, give them each something creative to work on and let them talk, two kinds of beautiful happen.
A historic meeting, called to bring three tribes together, instead ended with a greater wedge between them.
Advocates are hosting meetings as part of an effort to 'de-colonize' Rapid City in South Dakota.
In what some have termed “historic” the Rapid City Indian community chose five men and five women to represent tribal people living in sacred He Sapa.
It’s been a long time since I went fishing out in Rapid Valley and even longer since I stole a watermelon.
We need to thank the employees at Sioux San Hospital and Indian Health Service who work tirelessly to meet our health care needs.
A proposed takeover of an Indian Health Service hospital in South Dakota has come to a halt after tribal activists mobilized opposition.
My life has been one big racial experience but this does not mean I encountered it every day and minute of my life.
The Rural America Initiatives treated community members to a sneak peek of a new $7.3 million dollar facility in Rapid City, South Dakota.
Although we didn’t have much, at least we were all together as a family that Christmas.
A new program pairs up students in the criminal justice program with law enforcement officers for mentorship and learning.
The Lakota Nation Invitational is underway in Rapid City, drawing top basketball teams from reservations across South Dakota.
An Indian Health Service hospital that serves urban Indians is the subject of a tug-of-war in South Dakota.