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Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Bryan Brewer: Approve HR.3043 to stop IRS harassment of tribes (09/15)
Bryan Brewer, the president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, calls for passage of H.R.3043, the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act.

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: Law | National | Politics
Oglala Sioux Tribe stands behind police chief despite complaints (09/10)
A police officer was fired for repeatedly tasering an unresponsive tribal member.

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: 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.

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.

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