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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: Law | National
Native Sun News: Rapid City leader calls for tax on alcohol sales (02/27)
Dialog has begun between Rapid City Common Council members and members of the Indian community that could lead to tax relief for property owners and relief from the aftermath of substance abuse.

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: Health | National
Mobile dental clinic takes service to Navajo Nation communities (02/25)
Almost 70 percent of Navajo children have untreated tooth decay, according to a 2014 study.

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: 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: Law | National | Sports
Native Sun News: Lakota Nation Invitational stays put in Rapid (02/20)
The Lakota Nation Invitational tournament brings millions of dollars into Rapid City each December.

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: Education | Opinion
Opinion: Eliminating racist mascot was the right thing to do (02/17)
When I raised my hand to vote in a classroom at Neshaminy High School nearly 18 months ago, I was unaware of the battle I was about to ignite as editor-in-chief of The Playwickian, my school's newspaper.

Filed Under: Education | Law | National
Native Sun News: Rapid City paper admits error with headline (02/17)
Since the founding of Hay Camp in 1876, race relations between Native Americans and whites in the Rapid City area have been tainted and marred by instances like those which took place at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center these past few weeks.

Filed Under: Business | National
Native Sun News: Rapid City reaches out to Pine Ridge youth (02/16)
As the citizens of Rapid City work to save the reputation of a beautiful town nestled against the Black Hills, many organizations and businesses are reaching out to the students of the American Horse School in gestures of kindness.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Racism continues to be tolerated in South Dakota (02/16)
South Dakota in general and Rapid City in particular, appear to have cornered the 2015 market on racism, inequality and lack of justice.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Tribal colleges essential to develop economies (02/13)
Congress has recognized the importance and the value of tribal colleges.

Filed Under: Education | Health | National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux student earns top scholarship (02/13)
Red Cloud Indian School senior Jamie Rae Richards has earned the prestigious Horatio Alger Scholarship.

Filed Under: Opinion
Robert Flying Hawk: Hate and racism too common in Rapid City (02/12)
The Yankton Sioux Tribe wishes to express its extreme disdain for what can only be described as hate-fueled and racist conduct directed at a group of Lakota youth.

Filed Under: Law | National | Sports
Lakota Nation Invitational debates location after racial incident (02/11)
Bryan Brewer, a former president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe who founded the LNI, said he's facing pressure to move the event out of Rapid City.

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