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Red Road to DC
After 20,000 miles and 115 stops across the country, a group of Native carvers and elders have finally arrived in the nation’s capital, bringing much-needed attention to sacred sites and tribal rights.
Land Back in Rapid City, South Dakota
Grassroots treaty rights events on Independence Day featured a peaceful but spectacular civil disobedience action.
leonardcrowdog
Leonard Crow Dog was a powerful Wicasa Wakan, Holy Man, with a beautiful vision of the Sacred Mystery of the Universe.
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The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe is declaring victory for treaty rights and sacred places in an ongoing battle against the Republican governor of South Dakota.
daysof76
The Days of ’76 Parade and Rodeo has been growing over the years, and including Native culture is becoming more important in the celebration.
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“I do this memorial in the Lakota way for my husband,” says Lula Red Cloud.
steveemery
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.
rapidcityjournal
We have two kinds of racial discrimination in South Dakota: Subtle and Not-So-Subtle.
mistyplentywolf
The Trump administration has approved a controversial mining operation on Sioux Nation treaty territory in South Dakota.
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Lakota people are falling through the cracks due to lack of understanding on all sides.
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The history of the Northern Plains Indians has always been subsumed by isolationism, rejection and outright racism.
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We call this time Piya Wiconi, a new life and a new beginning.
Black Elk Peak
Flying “Land Back” flags will not get the job done. We need a Congressional bill to make it happen.
Joe Biden Photo by Adam Schultz / Biden for President
“You have the full endorsement of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe,” President Rodney Bordeaux told the Democratic presidential ticket.
mountrushmore
As Lakota people, we struggle to experience even a fraction of what “white privilege” provides for the bigot in this country.
bearbutte
The annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally began in 1938, I’m told, and there have been thousands of stories told about it since.
hesapalandbackndncollective
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.
themysticwarrior
The theater was packed on the night ‘The Mystic Warrior’ was screened in South Dakota.