tag: cheyenne river sioux

Joye Braun
A dauntless advocate of Indigenous justice walked on with the passing of indomitable Water Protector and fearless Warrior Joye Braun.
Frank Star Comes Out and Ryman Lebeau
Lakota citizens met to discuss the return of items taken from their ancestors during the Wounded Knee Massacre of December 1890.
Harold Frazier
Native Sovereign Nations are prior sovereigns, embodying the inalienable and inherent rights of Native Peoples bestowed by our Creator.
Spotted Elk
The descendants of Chief Spotted Elk, a Lakota leader who was murdered at Wounded Knee in 1890, are speaking out.
Joye Braun
Joye Michelle Braun, a citizen of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe known for organizing the pipeline resistance movement in Indian Country, passed away on November 13.
National Native American Veterans Memorial
A bipartisan bill to advance the work of a Native veterans organization is inching toward final passage as the 117th Congress winds down.
Jim Thorpe on the Sovereignty Run
The nation’s highest court is about to hear one of the biggest cases in Indian Country’s history and already some troubling signs are emerging.
Harold Frazier
The Supreme Court is an anachronistic body of elderly politicians, who can never be expected to do justice by Native Sovereign Nations.
Wounded Knee Memorial Run
On a Saturday evening, one could hear the low throaty growl of motorcycle engines coming from a distance, in honor of the ancestors killed at Wounded Knee.
Black Hills Land Defenders
The Republican governor of South Dakota has once again been turned away in court over efforts to set off fireworks in the sacred Black Hills.
Grand River National Grassland
When a person’s heritage originates from several different tribes and ethnicities, I often wonder how one decides to identify themselves.
Harold Frazier
A hiring dispute at the Indian Health Service is being brought to the attention of President Joe Biden.
Embassy of Tribal Nations
Dante Desiderio is taking an “administrative leave of absence” at the National Congress of American Indians for reasons not being disclosed.
Harold Frazier
Together, we must always fight for our Native Peoples, our Native lands.
Akisa 2022
An ambitious showcase of Native talent devolved into controversy and recrimination as performers and vendors were left in the dark about the event.
'Indians Allowed'
“We need to try and make a difference,” said an elder from the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe approaching his nineties.
'Indians Allowed'
Racist comments from a business owner brought quick responses from the Native community and other establishments on Sioux Nation territory.
'Indians Allowed'
The people of the Dakota, Lakota and Nakota nations came together to take a stand against racism and discrimination on their homelands.
Harold Frazier
When those wagons first began their way to break treaties and settle on our territory we were classified as lesser beings and genocide was justified as such.
Black Hills Land Claim
The poorest of people in all of America refuse to accept one single penny for the theft of the Black Hills.
Business Meeting to consider S. 2264 & Legislative Hearing to receive testimony on S. 3123, S. 3126, S. 3273 & S. 3381
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds a business meeting and legislative hearing on February 16, 2022.
Great Plains Tribal Chairmen's Association
“We thank President Biden for standing behind his policy to honor our Nation-to-Nation Relations,” said President Scott Herman of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe.
White House Tribal Nations Summit
A deadline is fast approaching for the Biden administration to live up to its promise to improve the federal government’s relationship with tribes and their citizens.
Lacy Graham
The COVID-19 epidemic has taken its toll on Native people across America.
Harold Frazier
I have just finished sitting through the White House Tribal Nations Summit and I am not impressed.
Harold Frazier
Native people suffered COVID-19 at the highest rate of any group in America. We need help.
Harold Frazier
They have tried to exterminate or assimilate us and they have failed.
Donna Gilbert, Julie Mohney and Charmaine White Face
A self-determination dispute at an Indian Health Service facility in South Dakota has come to an end.
'Death to KXL'
After more than 10 years of fighting, the Keystone XL Pipeline is finally dead.
Oyate Wahacanka Woecun
Water is the source of life. If there are ever any threats to our water we need to address them.
Harold Frazier
This has been a long fight and there is much more to do for our people.
ndncollectivewilliwhite
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.
usda
The Department of Agriculture is working to elevate its relationship with tribal nations and a Lakota woman is leading the way.
shutdownline5
From the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota to Line 5 in Michigan, pipeline operators continue to skirt the law.
Harold Frazier
“Native Sovereign Nations have been at the center of America from the beginning,” said Chairman Harold Frazier of the Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Association.
siouxfallsfederalbuilding
Two Native lawyers with impressive resumes are seeking an appointment to the federal bench.
shutdowndapl
#ShutDownDAPL Court Hearing (April 9, 2021)
Lakota youth came to the nation’s capital to tell the Biden administration to shut down the Dakota Access Pipeline. Did anyone listen?
cheyenneriveryouthproject2
The Cheyenne River Youth Project will break ground for its new art center in July 2021.
shutdowndapl
Five years since the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline became a worldwide movement, and four years after tribes and their allies took to the streets of D.C. in protest, Lakota youth returned to the nation’s capital.
debhaalandsharicedavids
Native veterans and allies are stepping up to support Deb Haaland ahead of her final historic vote as Secretary of the Interior.