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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: Law | National
Native Sun News: Indian farmers question Keepseagle attorneys (08/22)
The plaintiffs of the historic Keepseagle lawsuit that pitted the Native American farmers and ranchers against the United States Department of Agriculture are now questioning the reliability of their own counsel.

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: Opinion
Tim Giago: Media was well represented at Wounded Knee 1973 (08/18)
Newspapers from across the nation and the world found the occupation of Wounded Knee in February 1973 a very hot ticket.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: GOP candidate rejects Senate debate at UTTC (08/18)
The long-awaited debate that will be held at the Rapid City Campus of the United Tribes Technical College has reached its final lineup.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Environment | Law
Reviews: 'Dinosaur 13' portrays Cheyenne River man as a villain (08/15)
Maurice Williams contested the removal of a significant Tyrannosaurus rex specimen from his trust land.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Lakota activist Rosalie Little Thunder passes away at age of 64 (08/13)
Rosalie Little Thunder was a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe who worked to stop the slaughter of bison in Yellowstone National Park.

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: Law | National
Crow Creek Sioux Tribe teams up with state troopers at powwow (08/12)
The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe of South Dakota holds its 152nd annual powwow this weekend.

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
Suit filed over tasing of nine-year-old from Rosebud Sioux Tribe (08/08)
The mother of the girl is suing the city of Pierre, its police chief and police officers for the October 2013 tasering incident.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Yes! Magazine: Cheyenne River Sioux family touts water project (08/07)
A family from the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe has an ambitious water conservation plan it wants to spread throughout Indian Country.

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: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Senate candidates accept invitation to debate (08/06)
Native Sun News has teamed up with the United Tribes Technical College in Rapid City to host a senatorial debate.

Filed Under: Politics
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe re-elects Anthony Reider as chair (08/05)
Tribal members also elected Gordon Jones as secretary over the incumbent.

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