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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.

Filed Under: Education | National | Sports
Native Sun News: Olympic medalist visits Pine Ridge Reservation (09/12)
It is not often that kids from a secluded reservation in South Dakota are able to welcome a UFC title challenger into their schools.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
Native Sun News: Final Cobell payment might 'almost' be ready (09/11)
According to the Garden City Group, the long awaited payment of the historic Cobell lawsuit can be expected in 3-5 weeks.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: DOJ report highlights activity in Indian Country (09/10)
Last week the Department of Justice released a second report to congress highlighting its work in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Tribes worried about Black Hills uranium mines (09/10)
In the wake of federal hearings about reopening uranium mines and milling in Black Hills treaty territory, members of the Atomic Safety and Licensing Board must decide if Native American sacred sites would be adequately preserved.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Native woman warrior honored at White House (09/09)
Women warriors have always existed in many tribes across Indian Country.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Photographer documented Bighorn's survivors (09/08)
Sixty-six years has passed since a photograph was taken of the last eight survivors of the 1876 Battle of the Little Bighorn.

Filed Under: Education | National
Clara Caufield: Complaints hit Northern Cheyenne school official (09/05)
Lame Deer Public Schools, one of the lowest performing public schools in the State of Montana on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation is no stranger to controversy.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Grants help tribes fight violence against women (09/05)
Speaking to tribes from across the Four Corners area, Associate Attorney General, Tony West, announced last week a release of $3 million in grants from the Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women, designed to increase the capability of tribes.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Panel examines civil rights issues in South Dakota (09/04)
The disparities in how Native Americans and other minorities receive justice compared to the rest of society are finally being recognized as a serious civil rights issue.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Few Native officers within Rapid City police department (09/03)
Ever since the late 1800s when Rapid City began to grow as a city there has been a bone of contention between Indians and the city’s law enforcement.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Lummi Nation brings totem pole to fight Keystone (09/03)
Members of the Lummi Nation opposing the Northern Gateway Pipeline in Canada brought a totem pole to South Dakota to launch an alliance of land-based organizations to oppose construction of TransCanada’s Keystone XL Pipeline.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Native Sun News: Film company aims to bring Native stories to life (09/02)
Two Oglala Lakota people with the vision and skills have stepped forward to make the change in how their stories are told.

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