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Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Beautiful trend emerges with power of Native vote (02/27)
The demographic shift that reflects Native voting power is only beginning.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ivan Star: Lakota traditional history tells the true untold stories (02/27)
I’ve always held traditional oral history to be as valid as the written word.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Rich Winter: Let's keep Lakota Nation Invitational in Rapid City (02/26)
While I think people are disgusted by the lack of justice recently doled out in Rapid City, I hope people are thinking about all of the ramifications that would be involved in moving LNI.

Filed Under: Education | National | Sports
Oglala Sioux Tribe wants tournament moved out of Rapid City (02/26)
The tribe is upset by the handling of an incident in which 57 Indian students were victimized at a hockey game.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Rosebud Sioux Tribe leader sidelined by council (02/26)
Amid controversy over constitutional requirements for the number of votes needed to bring ethics charges against the leader of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, council moved to suspend President Cyril Scott.

Filed Under: Opinion
James Giago Davies: Native activism must embrace all relations (02/26)
Few of the objectives American Indian Movement activism sought have been achieved, and the reason for this failure provides us with a roadmap for future success.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Updates from National Congress of American Indians winter session in DC (02/25)
A divided government in Washington, legislative priorities for tribal programs and compliance with the Indian Child Welfare Act were some of the key issues.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Native Sun News: Artist Del Iron Cloud wins top award at show (02/25)
Each year during the Black Hills Stock Show an amazing event takes place that challenges the expertise of each competitor.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
Deadlines approaching for over $100M in land buy-back offers (02/24)
Landowners on five reservations in five states are facing deadlines in March and April.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Native Sun News: County schedules vote on road by Bear Butte (02/24)
Does the public want the state of South Dakota to create a special tax exemption for a road and development project near sacred Bear Butte?

Filed Under: Opinion
Rich Winter: A few too many bad apples in 'racist' South Dakota (02/23)
The incident seemed like a clear and definable moment, where the state of South Dakota had a real opportunity to send a clear message that racism is not ok.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Reaching another milestone after 37 years of writing (02/23)
I have been writing a weekly column, or 'blog' as it is now called, since 1978 or 37 years. And aside from that I have been publishing a weekly newspaper since 1981, 34 years.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux entrepreneur creates foundation (02/23)
After traveling the world, Oglala Sioux Tribal member Twila True has come full circle, bringing with her hope for the most impoverished region in the country.

Filed Under: Education | National
Native Sun News: Lakota student helps out with his community (02/20)
The Rapid City Club for Boys is a supportive program for the Native American students living in the area.

Filed Under: Opinion
Delphine Red Shirt: Culture of fear impacts our Indian children (02/20)
In the wake of the disturbing Jan. 24 events at the Rapid City hockey game, people on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation were further stunned by a series of suicides by very young and beautiful children.

Filed Under: Law | National
Oglala Sioux Tribe seeks federal probe into attack on children (02/20)
A letter was sent to Attorney General Eric Holder and President Barack Obama.

Filed Under: Politics
Bob Lone Elk: Still waiting on justice for racism in South Dakota (02/19)
At age 62 years old now, I am hoping for justice for the children.

Filed Under: Opinion
Chase Iron Eyes: Man assaults our kids and gets away with it (02/19)
Disorderly Conduct is not going to suffice. There needs to be a charge, an element of which includes or relates to the racially motivated nature of this crime.

Filed Under: Education | Law | National
Authorities file just one charge for racial attack on Indian kids (02/19)
The charge of disorderly conduct carries just a 30-day jail sentence and a $500 fine.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: DOJ official visits Rapid City after racial flap (02/19)
The racism in Rapid City has drawn national and international attention from organizations asking for change for the betterment of race relations.

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