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Tim Giago: Sioux Nation refuses payout for stolen land (March 22, 2022)The poorest of people in all of America refuse to accept one single penny for the theft of the Black Hills.
Tim Giago: A Native justice for the U.S. Supreme Court (March 11, 2022)It is high time that Indian organizations stand up and truly represent the people they claim to represent.
People’s World: LandBack movement gathers momentum around the globe (January 27, 2022)As the political landscape changes, the LandBack movement gathers momentum as never before.
Legendary Lakota legal advocate Steve Emery passes on (January 6, 2021)Steven C. Emery, Lakota from the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, passed on to the Spirit World on December 31, 2020. He was 62 years old.
Tim Giago: Confronting racism against Native people in the media (December 28, 2020)We have two kinds of racial discrimination in South Dakota: Subtle and Not-So-Subtle.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Confronting racism and homelessness among our people (December 7, 2020)Lakota people are falling through the cracks due to lack of understanding on all sides.
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Ancestors have given us the courage to remember (November 16, 2020)The history of the Northern Plains Indians has always been subsumed by isolationism, rejection and outright racism.
Tim Giago: Piya Wiconi is a new beginning (November 10, 2020)We call this time Piya Wiconi, a new life and a new beginning.
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Returning the Black Hills (October 26, 2020)Flying “Land Back” flags will not get the job done. We need a Congressional bill to make it happen.
Rodney Bordeaux: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris for Indian Country (October 22, 2020)“You have the full endorsement of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe,” President Rodney Bordeaux told the Democratic presidential ticket.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Our ancestors never surrendered as a sovereign nation (October 19, 2020)As Lakota people, we struggle to experience even a fraction of what “white privilege” provides for the bigot in this country.
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Zen and the art of COVID-19 motorcycling (October 5, 2020)The annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally began in 1938, I’m told, and there have been thousands of stories told about it since.
Tim Giago: Rapid City Mayor refers to Natives as “Those People” (October 5, 2020)Rapid City Mayor Steve Allender is living in a house situated on Sioux lands and his house will continue to be located on Sioux lands until a just settlement is enacted.
Tim Giago: Reminiscing about ‘The Mystic Warrior’ (September 14, 2020)The theater was packed on the night ‘The Mystic Warrior’ was screened in South Dakota.
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