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Filed Under: Law | National
Oglala Sioux Tribe still working on plan for legal alcohol sales (07/24)
A court challenge kept the referendum in limbo for much of the past year.

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Alcohol fuels most calls to Oglala Sioux Tribe's police officers (05/29)
More than 200,000 calls come in every year to the police force.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Navajo leaders ask Arizona to cancel licenses for liquor stores (05/16)
A non-Indian man operates three stores on fee land within reservation boundaries.

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Oglala Sioux Tribe alcohol referendum in limbo due to court case (04/14)
Members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota voted last year to legalize alcohol but implementation remains in limbo.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ivan Starr: Don't treat alcoholism like a crime - it's an illness (02/13)
I know the alcohol ban on the Pine Ridge began in the mid-1800s.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe to draft alcohol laws (01/13)
According to tribal officials the Oglala Sioux Tribal council is now preparing to meet on drafting laws that will allow for the consumption and sale of alcohol on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

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Border town cites liquor consumption by Navajos as big issue (11/08)
The city of Farmington, New Mexico, says liquor consumption by residents of the Navajo Nation is one of the top concerns facing the next police chief.

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Navajo Nation near final agreement to take over detox center (10/10)
The Navajo Nation is set to take over a detoxification center in Gallup, New Mexico.

Filed Under: Opinion
Gyasi Ross: Oglala Sioux Tribe makes hard decision on liquor (09/10)
Gyasi Ross on a recent vote by members of Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota to legalize alcohol sales on the reservation.

Filed Under: Opinion
Letter: Oglala Sioux Tribe takes control with legal alcohol sales (09/09)
Letter writer says the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota can take control by selling liquor on the reservation.

Filed Under: Law | National
Lawsuit seeks to stop Oglala Sioux Tribe from legalizing liquor (09/06)
Two members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota are seeking to stop the sale of liquor on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

Filed Under: Opinion
Brandon Ecoffey: Assumptions in newspapers can cut both ways (09/04)
At one point in time the media’s responsibility was two fold: one, to serve as the ultimate check and balance for governments and two, to provide unbiased news so the general populace could more effectively make informed decisions in everyday life.

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Chelsey Luger: Oglala Sioux Tribe makes right call on alcohol (08/22)
In this video, Chelsey Luger, a member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, offers her thoughts on a decision by members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe to legalize alcohol.

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Editorial: Oglala Sioux Tribe takes control with sales of alcohol (08/19)
Newspaper praises members of Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota for voting to legalize alcohol on the reservation.

Filed Under: Law | National
Leaders of Navajo Nation won't be looking to end alcohol ban (08/15)
Leaders of the Navajo Nation won't be looking to end the prohibition on alcohol on the reservation any time soon.

Filed Under: Law | National
Official results confirm Oglala Sioux Tribe vote for liquor sales (08/15)
Official results show that members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota voted to legalize alcohol sales on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

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Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe says 'Yes' in alcohol vote (08/14)
Yesterday, the citizens of Oglala Sioux Nation said “Yes” to the legalization of alcohol on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

Filed Under: Law | National
Oglala Sioux Tribe reports big turnout for referendum on liquor (08/14)
The Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota saw large turnout for a referendum to legalize alcohol on the reservation on Tuesday.

Filed Under: Law | National
Oglala Sioux Tribe opens polls for referendum on alcohol sales (08/13)
The Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota opens the polls this morning for a referendum to legalize alcohol on the reservation.

Filed Under: Law | National
Oglala Sioux Tribe ready for major referendum on liquor sales (08/12)
Members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota go to the polls tomorrow to decide whether to legalize alcohol sales on the reservation.

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