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Filed Under: Health | National | Politics
Chairman Michael Jandreau of Lower Brule Sioux Tribe in hospital (03/30)
A tribal attorney said the longtime leader is suffering complications from pneumonia and has been a hospital since Friday.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Lakota Country Times: Efforts to rename sacred peak ramp up (03/30)
Myron Pourier of Black Elk Development is helping lead the push to rename a sacred peak in the Black Hills of South Dakota.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National
Jury rules against Cheyenne River Sioux man in 'KKK' scar case (03/30)
Despite the verdict in his federal court lawsuit, Vernon Traversie believes he stood up for the civil rights of Indian people in South Dakota.

Filed Under: Law | National
BIA official expected to be released from hospital after stabbing (03/30)
Patrick Duffy, the superintendent at the BIA agency on the Crow Creek Sioux Reservation in South Dakota, was stabbed in his office with a knife.

Filed Under: National
Tim Giago hands over the reins as publisher of Native Sun News (03/27)
The largest weekly newspaper in South Dakota will be in the hands of two Lakota women.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux fighter rising in the ranks (03/27)
Amidst stories of struggle in his homeland, one young Oglala Lakota is making a name for himself and his community on the grandest of stages

Filed Under: National | Sports
Native Sun News: Businesses show support for LNI tournament (03/27)
As the prospect of the Lakota Nation Invitational finding a new host was looming, Prairie Edge Galleries of downtown Rapid City hosted a meet and greet for local business owners, city officials, concerned citizens, and LNI Board members.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ivan Star: The influences of boarding school and Vietnam War (03/27)
I have been struggling for many long solitary years with certain facets of my adult life

Filed Under: Law | National | Sports
Lakota Country Times: Lakota Nation Invitational stays in Rapid (03/26)
Last week the Lakota Nation Invitational board of directors voted unanimously to keep the four day cultural extravaganza in Rapid City.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Mayor of Rapid City addresses race relations (03/26)
Native Sun News sat down with Kooiker to discuss race relations, his management of recent racial incidents and the future of the city regarding Native American citizens.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux leader not pleased with boycott (03/26)
A resolution passed by the Oglala Sioux Tribal Council erroneously listed Rapid City Attorney Patrick Duffy as a writer for the Rapid City Journal and advised stores selling the Journal on the reservation to refrain from doing so.

Filed Under: Opinion
Richard Iron Cloud: Remove murderer's name from sacred peak (03/26)
I stand in solidarity with esteemed Lakota elder Basil Brave Heart who points out the highest peak in He Sapa (Black Hills) is named after a general who massacred Sioux women and children.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National
Trial opens into Cheyenne River Sioux man's 'KKK' surgical scars (03/24)
Vernon Traversie, 71, was the first witness in the civil rights trial.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
DOI sends another $34M in offers on Rosebud Sioux Reservation (03/24)
The offers were made as part of the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Tribe seeks boycott of Rapid City newspaper (03/24)
Mistakes in journalism are a daily and frequent occurrence; stories are retracted, apologies are often made.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux woman witnesses chemical spill (03/23)
When Nancy Kile saw the hazmat truck heading to the Chadron waste collection site, she all but panicked, dreading that the driver would dump its load of chemically contaminated soil at the place where she obtains compost to enrich her garden.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe seeks owners for buy-back program (03/19)
The tribe is home to the second-most highly fractionated reservation in the nation.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Former US Attorney reflects on Indian cases (03/19)
Many Native Americans felt secure when five years ago, it was announced that the son of one of Indian Countries closest allies was appointed to the post of U.S. Attorney for the District of South Dakota.

Filed Under: Law
US Attorney in South Dakota chooses liaison to work with tribes (03/18)
Troy Morley is a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians.

Filed Under: Law | National
BIA schedules consultations and meetings for ICWA regulation (03/18)
Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn said the rule will ensure greater compliance by state courts and child welfare agencies.

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