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Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Agency weighs uranium mine near sacred site (09/30)
A federal Atomic Safety and Licensing Board panel has given the public until Sept. 28 to submit written or oral comments about Strata Energy Inc.’s proposal to mine for uranium near Mato Tipila in the northern Black Hills.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Tribes take on IRS and win battle over taxation (09/29)
When the IRS came to Indian Country and attempted to trample on the rights of tribes, they ended up taking a whooping from tribes and their friends in Congress.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Tex Hall ousted in North Dakota tribal primary (09/26)
The incumbent President of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Tribes of North Dakota, Tex Hall, was ousted from office last Tuesday.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Native Sun News: Billy Mills marks 50th birthday of Olympic win (09/25)
Fifty years ago a young Oglala Lakota man stepped up to the starting line of the 10,000 meter run at the 1964 Olympics not knowing that he was about the create history.

Filed Under: Education | Law | National
Native Sun News: School district outlaws debate on honor song (09/25)
Despite a letter coming from one of the biggest names in civil rights, the Chamberlain School Board still reaffirms its stand that the topic of an honoring song for graduates will 'never' be allowed at their meetings.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Listen to the Eyapaha at your next pow-wow (09/24)
Every year around Indian Country thousands of Indian people celebrate their connections to tradition and spirituality, to the Earth and to one another, in a social, personal and spiritual meeting: the Powwow.

Filed Under: Education | National | Sports
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux athletes make the jump to college (09/24)
This year two athletes from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, each possessing unlimited potential, are experiencing the highs and lows of being 'redshirted.'

Filed Under: Education | National
Clara Caufield: New Northern Cheyenne school still needs work (09/23)
In the last six months the Lame Deer Public Schools Board of Trustees, Administration and staff has had their hands full – dealing with an unfinished multi-million federally funded construction project to expand and improve that district's elementary school.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Treaty council condemns ceremony misuse (09/23)
At a recent meeting of the Black Hills Treaty Council in Rapid City a resolution was called for from the Oglala Sioux Tribe to stem the misuse and desecration of traditional ceremonies of the Oceti Sakowin.

Filed Under: Politics
Clara Caufield: Northern Cheyenne Tribe heads into election (09/22)
Five seats on the council are up for grabs, with the primary on October 2 and the general election on November 4.

Filed Under: Canada | National
Native Sun News: Native women speaking out against violence (09/22)
A photo posted by First Nations woman, Sarah Rainville has gone viral and is giving those who are fed up with the high rates of violent crime against indigenous women in Canada.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: An independent candidate awakens 'Party' zombies (09/22)
When you register as an Independent in South Dakota you are made to feel as if you are from Iowa or Wyoming and you are trying to slip into this state to vote.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Regina Brave: The earth that once was will soon be no more (09/19)
Once upon a time this land was inhabited by the most civilized peoples of the world who lived in harmony with Mother Earth.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Tribes united against Keystone XL Pipeline (09/19)
The tribally funded Oyate Wahacanka Woecun movement announced 'a monumental action' to oppose construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline in South Dakota.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: US Senate candidates debate Native issues (09/18)
The only debate held in western South Dakota went off without a hitch with three candidates all vying for a crucial senate seat being left open by the retirement of longtime lawmaker Tim Johnson.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe honors veterans (09/17)
Grand Marshals Casimir LeBeau, 97, and Dave Bald Eagle, 95, led the 58th Annual Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Fair, Rodeo & Pow wow on September 1.

Filed Under: Education | National
Native Sun News: Homeless students find support in Rapid City (09/16)
Despite the definition set forth by the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act of 2002, 'homeless children and youth' are more than what the term suggests.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne man beaten by BIA officer (09/15)
Mary Old Bear, mother of Arlyn Castro, is very angry. She reports that her son was recently beaten at the hands of a BIA police officer.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Standing tall for Native American Day in South Dakota (09/15)
An unprecedented event happened in South Dakota 24 years ago, an event that has not been duplicated by any other state.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion | Politics
Bryan Brewer: Bill for Native language immersion a high priority (09/12)
As President of the Oglala Sioux Tribe I would like to say kudos to the National Congress of American Indians for including the Native Language Immersion Student Achievement Act as a priority legislative issue.

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