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A Nebraska man is facing just a year in jail for a crash that took the lives of Lynell Morrison-Cash and her son, Waylon, 14.
Julian Bear Runner will become one of the youngest candidates to win the presidency of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
Leaders and citizens of the Oglala Sioux Tribe are protesting uranium development on their homelands.
I believe life on the homeland will not evolve until we rid ourselves of this so-called 'constitution' that was shoved down our throats.
The future of the Sioux San Hospital, an Indian Health Service facility in South Dakota, is at stake.
Sheena Between Lodges, 32, came out of a coma after being severely beaten. She remains under close watch in South Dakota.
There are times when news stories come across my desk that are sickening.
Tribal members are doing the dirty work and not being compensated, rewarded or acknowledged.
Construction is underway on a new wing at the Oglala Sioux Lakota Nursing Home.
A 32-year-old Lakota woman suffered a traumatic brain injury after being beaten in South Dakota.
At age 33, Julian Bear Runner was the youngest candidate for president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
We believe it is high time to open the doors of the court houses in South Dakota to be inclusive of the Native Americans.
Maggie Ross is among the record numbers of Native women who are seeking a voice in the political system.
How a young Chinese filmmaker comes to create movies in Lakota Territory that are loved both here at home and at festivals worldwide is anybody’s guess
What we need is a community organizer to get out there and bring the Native American population together.
The future of an Indian Health Service hospital in South Dakota looks uncertain.
Stories of spirits and ghosts have long been common on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.
Back in 1998 and 1999 something happened to cause the deaths of so many homeless and Native American men.
Stacy Phelps, a citizen of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate, has been cleared by a jury in connection with an Indian education funding scandal.
The two candidates that will vie for presidency of one of the largest tribes in the nation come from opposite ends of the spectrum.
A letter to newspaper publisher Tim Giago led to the Year of Reconciliation and the first Native American Day.
South Dakota is lucky to have a new generation of tribal leaders who continue to fight day in and day for the communities in which they live.
A federal judge just got around to ruling on an Obama-era restructuring of the Bureau of Indian Education.
The Hiawatha Indian Insane Asylum was a continuation of a dark and devastating period in American history.
When state, federal and tribal governments work together, we have the opportunity to make real changes that will improve the lives of tribal members in our state.
Summer storms that caused extensive damage on the Pine Ridge Reservation won't result in federal assistance.
The Oglala Sioux Tribe has wasted so many opportunities that it is almost impossible to list them all.
Reservations have been depicted as unworthy cultural entities, perhaps the most reprehensible characterized groups in the U.S.
Despite a negative court ruling, attorneys are counting on South Dakota to comply with the Indian Child Welfare Act.
Karlee Witt, from the Pine Ridge Reservation, has grown up around horses her whole life.
'Warrior Women' follows an Indian family's experience, from the occupation at Alcatraz to the protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline.
A federal appeals court has delivered a major blow to tribes and parents who have been seeking to protect their children.
Teddy Roosevelt may be more responsible than most for the denigration of the powerful indigenous tribe that he called the Sioux.
The Rosebud Sioux Tribe held a swearing-in ceremony for newly elected leaders on September 4.
The Native community has continued to rally around a Native American Day Parade in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
It appears a majority of Oglala Sioux leaders don't want to see the tribe's constitution reformed.
Not every tribal election offers voters a clear choice, or even a good choice.
The Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations has returned to Pine Ridge for a second time.
The world's largest uranium producer is seeking to expand operations near the Pine Ridge Reservation.
We don’t have good, sound financial decisions being made by the leaders of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
Three tribes stand to benefit from the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations, with two returning to the Cobell initiative for more offers.
Unite we must; because for those Native Americans who believe there is no danger to our sovereignty are wrong.
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe held a welcoming and naming ceremony for two descendants whose mother was adopted at a young age.
The Indian Health Service still doesn't have enough doctors or nurses to meet its trust and treaty obligations.
Rising through the Great Plains are the Black Hills, a historic and sacred region for many tribes.
A Native American Day Parade will take place in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on October 8.
Boston Celtics player and five-time NBA All-Star Kyrie Irving is being honored by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.
Cronyism, nepotism and favoritism. Your Oglala Sioux tribal government at work.
It turns out that the legal battles over the Keepseagle settlement aren't quite finished even as more funds flow to Indian Country.
The word 'Native' was picked by a bunch of white newspaper editors trying to find a way to describe Indians that Indians would not find offensive.
Citizens of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe are benefiting from a third round of the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.
U.S. Congressional candidate Sharice Davids had trouble finding housing when she lived and worked on the Pine Ridge Reservation a few years ago.
The coyote pup came to the family in a box, all curled up and quiet, so quiet.
Leaders of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe are wondering when the federal government will provide adequate health care on their reservation.
Meth has found a home in Indian Country and a drive through any reservation reveals the evidence of heavy drug abuse.
Many newspapers, including the one in Rapid City, South Dakota, have continued to use the R-word even though they know it is an insult.
Native voters in South Dakota are making some big decisions in 2018.