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Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: SuAnne Big Crow passed but her dream still lives on (11/03)
SuAnne Big Crow was furious after she watched an NBC broadcast about the Pine Ridge Reservation in 1981.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
Regina Brave: Starchy foods and alcohol are killing our people (10/07)
Alcoholism is a devastating disease unknown to our ancestors. Alcohol now pervades every nook, cranny and dimension of our society.

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: Opinion
Ivan Starr: Don't treat alcoholism like a crime - it's an illness (02/13)
I know the alcohol ban on the Pine Ridge began in the mid-1800s.

Filed Under: Law | National
Fire that burned Oglala Sioux man was set without permission (10/10)
A prescribed fire that left severe injuries on a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota was set without permission.

Filed Under: Opinion
Gyasi Ross: Oglala Sioux Tribe makes hard decision on liquor (09/10)
Gyasi Ross on a recent vote by members of Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota to legalize alcohol sales on the reservation.

Filed Under: Opinion
Letter: Oglala Sioux Tribe takes control with legal alcohol sales (09/09)
Letter writer says the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota can take control by selling liquor on the reservation.

Filed Under: Opinion
Brandon Ecoffey: Assumptions in newspapers can cut both ways (09/04)
At one point in time the media’s responsibility was two fold: one, to serve as the ultimate check and balance for governments and two, to provide unbiased news so the general populace could more effectively make informed decisions in everyday life.

Filed Under: Law | National
Oglala Sioux Tribe opens polls for referendum on alcohol sales (08/13)
The Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota opens the polls this morning for a referendum to legalize alcohol on the reservation.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Oglala leader discusses liquor and per caps (07/23)
A lifelong resident of Pine Ridge village and a Navy veteran, Larry Eagle Bull Sr., sat down with Native Sun News to speak on a number of important topics facing the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Oglala Sioux Tribe must take responsibility for liquor (07/17)
Newspaper calls on the Oglala Sioux Tribe to take responsibility for alcohol problems.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Majority of tribes allow some form of alcohol on reservations (07/15)
A majority of tribes allow some form of alcohol on their reservations.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Beer distributor changes delivery process for Whiteclay stores (07/11)
A beer distributor will no longer send delivery trucks to Whiteclay, Nebraska, after running into problems there.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Oglala Sioux Tribe weighs legal sales of alcohol on reservation (07/10)
The Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota will be holding a referendum to legalize alcohol on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Kevin Abourezk: Oglala leader walks out of Whiteclay meeting (07/09)
Kevin Abourezk reports on a very short meeting between Oglala Sioux Tribe President Bryan Brewer and Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman (R).

Filed Under: Law | National
Kevin Abourezk: Nebraska governor won't halt Whiteclay liquor (07/08)
Kevin Abourezk reports on Nebraska governor's comments regarding the sale of liquor in Whiteclay, a border town

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Oglala Sioux Tribe should legalize sales of alcohol (06/24)
Nebraska newspaper supports legal alcohol sales by the Oglala Sioux Tribe.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Camp Zero Tolerance sets up by Whiteclay (06/21)
A better life for all the youth on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, nothing more, nothing less; that is what Olowan Martinez and the rest of the members of Camp Zero-Tolerance are striving for.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux president arrested in Whiteclay (06/19)
Oglala Sioux tribal President Bryan Brewer was arrested in Whiteclay, NE by a Sheridan County law enforcement official while walking through the border town on Monday.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Statement from Oglala Sioux Tribe president (06/18)
Bryan Brewer, the president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, issued a statement exclusively to the Native Sun News following his arrest in Nebraska.

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