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Filed Under: Opinion
Ivan Star: I'm finding it hard to stand for 'Star Spangled Banner' (05/21)
There was a time in my life when I actually felt relieved as I cheered for the cavalry riding in, bugle blaring, to save the settlers and their wagon trains.

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Native Sun News: North Dakota tribe hit with another brine spill (05/21)
While watchdogs Walter and Lisa DeVille were calling attention to truckloads of sewage being discharged on the edge of Lake Sakakawea, not far away a frack-water spill dumped 220,000 gallons of toxic brine on the Ft. Berthold Reservation.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Native Sun News: Cheyenne River Sioux elder stars in forthcoming film (05/20)
Neither Wolf nor Dog was shot on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota and stars Lakota elder David Beautiful Bald Eagle.

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Native Sun News: Program helps offenders rebuild their lives (05/19)
In the eight years that the Health & Human Services’ Rebound Program has been helping those trying to reintegrate into society after a stint in jail or prison, more than 800 people have benefited from their services.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Comments sought on North Dakota pipeline (05/19)
People have until May 20 to comment on a private oil-and-gas pipeline system on the floor of Lake Sakakawea, the colossal Missouri River reservoir that runs through a wide swath of the Ft. Berthold Reservation in North Dakota.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Retired officer accuses candidate of racism (05/18)
Few Indians make it into the ranks of the Rapid City Police Force. When one does, the Indian community holds these individuals in high esteem because they understand the obstacles one must overcome.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Tribes ignored in Yellowstone grizzly talks (05/15)
James Walks Along, the historic preservation officer for the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, was forced off the stage at a recent public meeting.

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James Davies: Indian Country must face the man in the mirror (05/14)
Instead of focusing on every perceived slight, why not pour all that energy into the actual nuts and bolts reality plaguing almost every reservation—violence, poverty, alcoholism, drug abuse.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Keystone protesters greet President Obama (05/14)
When President Barack Obama completed his agenda for visiting all 50 states with a stop in South Dakota, Native Americans and allies made sure to focus his attention on the longstanding demand to prevent the proposed construction of the Keystone XL tar-sands crude-oil pipeline.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National | Recognition
Native Sun News: Film tackles tribal recognition controversy (05/13)
As part of the folklore and community mythology in New York and New Jersey for many is the saying, 'Don’t go in to the mountains, because the ‘Jackson Whites’ will get you.'

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Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe gets cell service (05/12)
A 'COW' (Cell Phone on Wheels) arrived in Lame Deer, paving the way for cell phone service in the community by mid-May and in other communities on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation within the next year.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Mayoral hopeful denies being racist at debate in Rapid City (05/11)
Steve Allender, the former police chief, admitted that he made inappropriate comments on the job.

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Native Sun News: Native business celebrates grand opening (05/11)
Sage & Silver Americana Gallery and Boutique, a new, Native-owned women’s western boutique and art gallery, announced its grand opening celebration.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe victory in uranium case (05/08)
Native American and other opponents of uranium mining and milling in the southern Black Hills claimed victory when a Nuclear Regulatory Commission oversight panel ruled in their favor.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Retired police officer speaks out on racism (05/07)
Glen Yellow Robe was subjected to daily onslaughts of racial slurs, ethnic jokes and many times outright racial bigotry as a police officer in Rapid City, South Dakota.

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James Davies: What will Mitakuye Oyasin mean in the future? (05/07)
What if there had been no Columbus, no European discovery of the New World—given enough time, what kind of civilization would the aboriginal inhabitants have built?

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Tribes keep up fight against Keystone XL plan (05/05)
The pipeline, dubbed the Black Snake by opponents, has given rise to spirit camps along its route, in which tipis are erected to support direct action and peaceful resistance, if permits are granted for construction across 1851 and 1868 Ft. Laramie Treaty territory.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Leaders of Northern Cheyenne Tribe slammed (05/04)
Don Shoulderblade severely scolded the Northern Cheyenne Tribal Council for poor attendance, job performance and selfishness.

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Native Sun News: Cheyenne River Sioux man debuts tattoo shop (05/01)
The blending of indigenous cultural spirituality and modern art practices is becoming common place in many media forms.

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Clara Caufield: Off-reservation Cheyenne need a voice with tribe (04/30)
Over the past 40 years, I have also lived off the reservation many times for years at a stretch, always returning in sort of a love-hate relationship.

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