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Oglala Sioux Tribal Council votes to impeach Vice President Darla Black
Oglala Sioux Tribal Council votes to impeach Vice President Darla Black (December 5, 2019)

Accused of creating a hostile work environment, Darla Black was removed as vice president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.


'Nobody deserves this kind of treatment': Native women speak out against Oglala Sioux leader
'Nobody deserves this kind of treatment': Native women speak out against Oglala Sioux leader (November 27, 2019)

The vice president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe was impeached following complaints about her treatment of women who worked for her.


Oglala Sioux Tribe elects newcomer Julian Bear Runner as president
Oglala Sioux Tribe elects newcomer Julian Bear Runner as president (November 8, 2018)

At age 33, Julian Bear Runner was the youngest candidate for president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.


Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe elects a new president
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe elects a new president (November 17, 2016)

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.


Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe blasts grizzly bear decision
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe blasts grizzly bear decision (March 15, 2016)

The US Fish and Wildlife has announced its proposed rule to strip Endangered Species Act protections from Yellowstone’s grizzly bears that despite formal objections submitted by some fifty tribes and the Assembly of First Nations.


Tribes slam decision to remove protections for Yellowstone bears
Tribes slam decision to remove protections for Yellowstone bears (March 4, 2016)

Vice President Tom Poor Bear of the Oglala Sioux Tribe said the decision will lead to non-Indian hunting.


Native Sun News: Keystone XL foes    target Obama and Romney
Native Sun News: Keystone XL foes target Obama and Romney (October 12, 2012)

The following story was written and reported by Talli Nauman, Native Sun News Health & Environment Editor. All content © Native Sun News. Protesters in Texas attempt to blockade TransCanada’s...


Oglala Sioux vice president speaks about alcohol-related arrest
Oglala Sioux vice president speaks about alcohol-related arrest (June 8, 2012)

Tom Poor Bear, the vice president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota, was arrested in February on an alcohol-related charge. Poor Bear admitted he went out drinking. A...


Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe calls   Keystone XL rally
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe calls Keystone XL rally (February 8, 2012)

The following story was written and reported by Talli Nauman, Native Sun News Health & Environment Editor. All content © Native Sun News. Oglala Lakota Tribal Vice President Tom Poor...