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Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Native Sun News: Release of secret uranium mining data ordered (09/01)
In answer to prayers of the Oglala Sioux Tribe and allies to revoke licensing of the proposed Dewey-Burdock uranium mine and mill, a panel of administrative judges ordered corporate disclosure of secret bore-hole records about the site’s geology.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Oglala Sioux people aren't afraid to say no to easy cash (09/01)
Rumors are circulating on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota about large quantities of oil beneath the surface of the lands harboring the poorest people in America.

Filed Under: Health | Law
WAER: ICWA matters handled in 'kangaroo courts' in South Dakota (08/29)
The Department of Justice is siding with tribes in an Indian Child Welfare Act dispute in South Dakota.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
Gila River Indian Community to see $77.6M from Cobell buy-back (08/29)
Responses are due October 10, the Interior Department said in a press release.

Filed Under: Law | National
Fired Oglala Sioux Tribe police officer indicted for taser incident (08/26)
Rebecca M. Sotherland was charged with deprivation of rights under color of law and assault with a dangerous weapon for an incident that drew widespread condemnation in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Tribes use reservations to restore rare and endangered species (08/26)
Tribes in Montana and South Dakota are keeping rare and endangered species alive thanks to their preservation efforts.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Charles Trimble: Pine Ridge -- the Hollywood of Indian Country (08/26)
Now comes Pine Ridge, the up-and-coming HollyRez of Indian Country.

Filed Under: Education | National
Oglala Sioux leader and educator Gerald One Feather passes on (08/22)
Gerald One Feather was the youngest president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe and a leader in the tribal college movement.

Filed Under: Opinion
Jeffrey Whalen: Oglala Sioux Tribe's police force is in shambles (08/21)
The entire reservation Public Safety system is in shambles and is in dire need of repair

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: DOJ backs tribes in ICWA case in South Dakota (08/21)
The Department of Justice filed a brief last week supporting the legal positions of several tribes and parents in their lawsuit against the state of South Dakota for its handlings of a specific part of the Indian Child Welfare Act.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe gears up for uranium battle (08/20)
As the Oglala Sioux Tribe prepared to testify against proposed foreign uranium mining and milling in Black Hills treaty territory, the mining proponent was facing a deadline for turning a chunk of its company over to a new Canadian business partner.

Filed Under: Law | National
Oglala Sioux Tribe suspends officer who repeatedly used stun gun (08/19)
A video shot by onlookers indicates the officer used the gun more than 10 times on the man, who appeared to be intoxicated.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Native Sun News: Oglala man's business dealings under scrutiny (08/19)
Recent news reports surrounding the dealings of Raycen Raines has fueled speculation and rumors of what exactly the fairly new tribal member is up to.

Filed Under: Business | National
Native Sun News: WEWIN to honor entrepreneur Karlene Hunter (08/15)
A Lakota woman has been selected for honoring by an organization that celebrates and honors Native women.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Native Sun News: Indian parents to file discrimination complaint (08/14)
Two sets of Native American parents feel that their sons were discriminated against by the Post 22 American Legion baseball team.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Women honored at Oglala Sioux Tribe powwow (08/13)
During three different honoring ceremonies at the 2014 Oglala Lakota Nation powwow and rodeo four Oglala women were honored for their hard work and dedication in different fields.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Indigenous Riders roar through reservations (08/11)
A small number of people with big hearts roared into Pine Ridge last week to provide a buffalo feed, stories, and some much needed relaxation to members of the community.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Oglala Sioux group runs 477 miles to protest Keystone XL plan (08/08)
About 20 tribal members ran across Nebraska to raise awareness about the environmental impacts of the controversial pipeline

Filed Under: Law | National
Oglala Sioux family seeks justice over loved one's death in 2009 (08/06)
Billy Red Bear was finally laid to rest on the Pine Ridge Reservation in June.

Filed Under: Law | National
Report shows dip in Indian Country detention center population (08/01)
The most overcrowded facility was the Medicine Root Detention Center on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.

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