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Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Tribe threw away late veteran's memorabilia (10/31)
While it didn’t make up for losing all of her late father’s military records and memorabilia, Kendra Brownell said receiving a replacement American flag flown over the U.S. Capitol 'helped make things better.'

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux officer rejoins Rapid City police (10/30)
The Rapid City Police Department has hired nine new officers; an Oglala Lakota man is a returning face to the police force.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Montana tribe sees cut in heating assistance (10/29)
So far old man winter hasn’t made his annual appearance at Northern Cheyenne country.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Event commemorates Sand Creek Massacre (10/28)
Jointly sponsored by the National Park Service and the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site, the event commemorated the Sand Creek Massacre that occurred on November 29, 1864.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Indian lawmaker Kevin Killer makes big plans (10/27)
One would be hard pressed to find a lawmaker with the ability to walk on to any playground on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation and get a game hoops one day, then turn around the next, and display the political aptitude needed to introduce an idea worthy of being imitated nationally.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Violence against Native women is on the rise (10/24)
Women residing on Indian reservations suffer domestic violence and physical assault at rates far exceeding women of other ethnicities.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe heads to election season (10/23)
The Oglala Sioux Tribe is set for some major turnover on the tribal council if the results of last week’s primary election are any indication.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Candidate seeks investigation into program (10/22)
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Susan Wismer is challenging a Republican legislature to demand accountability.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ivan Star Comes Out: Lakota people disrespect our language (10/22)
I came into this world immersed in Lakota language and culture.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Eyapaha Today: Oneida singer follows in her mother's footsteps (10/22)
Kahawitha Shenandoah, known affectionately as Leah, has been singing since she can remember.

Filed Under: Health | National
Native Sun News: Activists take annual swim to Alcatraz Island (10/21)
Nakina Mills and Amanda Carlow of Pine Ridge Indian Reservation are among American Indian health activists from South Dakota, Washington and California states, taking part in the annual PATHSTAR Alcatraz Swim Week.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Deaths of Native men in Rapid City remain unsolved (10/20)
It started in May of 1998. Bodies began to show up in or near Rapid City Creek.

Filed Under: Education | National | Sports
Native Sun News: Billy Mills wows youth at Black Hills Powwow (10/20)
Olympic legend Billy Mills, Oglala Lakota, stole the attention and hearts of over five thousand Rapid City school kids.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe buckles to pressure on park (10/17)
The Oglala Sioux Tribal council has now reversed itself and has voted to send a decision to build a first of its kind Tribal National park to a referendum vote.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Native vote plays key role in Senate matchup (10/16)
South Dakota is up for grabs and its Native American population may play a huge part in deciding who represents the Mt. Rushmore State and tribes in the Senate.

Filed Under: Health | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Governor's race in South Dakota is heating up (10/15)
It may seem that the Senate race in the state is the only game in town, but that may be changing as the South Dakota gubernatorial race heats up.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Foes of uranium mine make case at hearing (10/13)
Five people testified against proposed northern Black Hills uranium mining in view of sacred Mato Tipila.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Powwow in Black Hills brings history to life (10/10)
The He Sapa Wacipi na Oskate begins this week in the foothills of the sacred Black Hills

Filed Under: Environment
Native Sun News: Hopi woman brings solar power to the people (10/09)
Deb Tewa, a member of the Hopi tribe of Arizona, is one of few women who install solar energy systems

Filed Under: Environment | National | Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Fracking bans needed across Indian Country (10/09)
It is time for a fracked oil and gas moratorium on Ft. Berthold and Standing Rock reservations.

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