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Filed Under: Law
County by Pine Ridge Reservation receives justice service grant (05/27)
The money will support drug courts, behavioral health programs and alternative sentences for juveniles.

Filed Under: Law | National
Judge at center of ICWA lawsuit in South Dakota stripped of title (05/25)
Judge Jeff Davis in Pennington County removed Indian children from their families in 100 percent of the cases before him.

Filed Under: National
Lakota Country Times: NAIHC presents honor for lifetime service (05/21)
The National American Indian Housing Council presented Paul Iron Cloud with the 2015 George Nelson Outstanding Lifetime Service Award.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux fighter set for new matches (05/20)
Despite coming off a tough loss, Pine Ridge’s David 'Bull Dawg' Michaud has been resigned by the Ultimate Fighting Championship to a new four-fight deal.

Filed Under: Education | Health | National
Mary Pember: New allies in battle against Indian youth suicide (05/20)
Desperate to stem the recent spate of youth suicides in their community, citizens of Pine Ridge reservation have turned to an unlikely ally, crowdfunding.

Filed Under: Business | Health | National
Oglala Sioux chef working on plans for restaurant and truck (05/19)
Sean Sherman, better known as The Sioux Chef, has been busy since the launch of his catering business in Minnesota.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe seeks water funding (05/19)
The largest rural water project in North America was originally intended to provide clean drinking water to residents of the Pine Ridge Reservation by piping water from the Missouri river to reservation residents.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
Joe Flood: What's lurking behind suicides in Indian Country? (05/18)
Since December, nine people between the ages of 12 and 24 have committed suicide on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

Filed Under: Education | National
Lakota Country Times: Tribal students win Gates scholarships (05/13)
The official announcement was out on Friday, May 1 from the American Indian Graduate Program that 11 students in South Dakota had been selected for the prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Journalists travel to homeland of Oglala Sioux Tribe (05/11)
When journalists get the opportunity to share and collaborate with those they report on — to give something back rather than simply taking their photos or their statements — it can be life-changing.

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: Education | Opinion
Robert Cook: Racism remains a problem for Native students (05/07)
Native people aren't alone in being victims of racial slurs. Many people suffer the perils of racism and bigotry.

Filed Under: Opinion
Brandon Ecoffey: The Lakota people have never surrendered (05/06)
There is a notion that our people have grown completely dependent on federal funding and that our nations are nothing more than welfare states.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Judge won't dismiss Indian voting rights case in South Dakota (05/05)
Members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe want Jackson County to create a satellite voter registration office on the reservation.

Filed Under: Business | National
Lakota Country Times: Loan fund expands beyond reservation (05/05)
Lakota Funds has expanded their service area to increase opportunities for business ventures located within a 50-mile radius of the exterior boundaries of the Pine Ridge Reservation.

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: Opinion
Dana Lone Elk: Oglala Sioux Tribe goes back on its word on vote (05/04)
How can we say your vote counts or matters when tribal council can take that vote away?

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Change to Oglala Lakota County becomes official in South Dakota (05/01)
Voters on the Pine Ridge Reservation approved the name change last November.

Filed Under: Education | Health | National
Oglala Sioux Tribe struggles with high rate of suicide among youth (05/01)
Since December, nine young people -- including a 12-year-old -- have committed suicide on the Pine Ridge Reservation. There have been at least 103 attempts since then.

Filed Under: National
UNITY hosts 'Empower Your Lakota Story' event in South Dakota (04/30)
The regional media summit takes place Saturday, May 2, at the American Horse School on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

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