tag: native sun news today

dakotamemorialride
December has not been kind to the people of the Great Sioux Nation, but as survivors we continue to carry on our spirituality and traditions.
timgiago
The COVID pandemic has been really tough on many small businesses across the country, bringing many to their knees.
Meadowlark
According to Lakota oral tradition, the tasiyagnunpa speaks Lakota.
soosandrive
A road that was once associated with the Rapid City Indian Boarding School has been renamed.
donaldtrumpyourefired
The pitiful behavior of our South Dakota representatives (all Republicans) would be a childish joke if it weren’t so pitifully ignorant.
mistyplentywolf
The Trump administration has approved a controversial mining operation on Sioux Nation treaty territory in South Dakota.
mgizi
MIGIZI continues to keep Native youth engaged amid COVID-19 as the organization prepares for some big moves.
campmniluzahan
Lakota people are falling through the cracks due to lack of understanding on all sides.
tasinasapawin
“It breaks my heart every day to watch it happen and watch TC Energy dig up the earth and go under our rivers and waterways,” said Lakota activist TaSina Sapa Win.
timgiago
As publisher of a Native newspaper, we reach into a community underserved or never served by the mainstream media.
national native american veterans memorial
We all know that Native Americans have served in the U.S. military at the highest rate per capita for any ethnicity.
losertrump
The past four years have taken a terrible toll on America.
donnamariefisher
COVID-19 cases and deaths continue to rise, with tribal people on reservations in Montana and Wyoming seemingly among the hardest hit.
rememberingthechildren
A resolution paves the way to address lands illegally taken from an Indian boarding school in South Dakota.
lafayettepark
How much longer must we put up with this ridiculous and corrupt man who has in his presidency made fools of the entire Senate, corrupted federal law scholars and committed several federal offenses?
frankwhiteclay
Voters of the Crow Tribe overwhelmingly chose Frank White Clay as their new president, ousting the incumbent from office.
“The Cheyenne Story: An Interpretation of Courage” by Gerry Robinson continues to earn accolades.
campmniluzahan
The history of the Northern Plains Indians has always been subsumed by isolationism, rejection and outright racism.
josephspottedcalfneiss
Indian Country still has time to claim a $1,200 stimulus payment from the federal government. The deadline to apply is November 21.
northerncheyenne
Voters of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe made history by electing women to nearly every position.
teardownthiswall
Donald Trump is a dangerous man and history has it made it possible for American Indians to view the prospect of his continued autocratic and corrupt rule a clear signal that changes are overdue.
rememberingthechildren
Residents are voicing support for a resolution that would address lands that were illegally taken from a former Indian boarding school.
oglalalakotaveteransmonument
My childhood, adolescent, and war experiences led me to perceive the world as cruel and impersonal.
winfieldrussell
Winfield Russell, also known as One Bird, served the Northern Cheyenne people in many different capacities throughout his life.
Mine cleanup will put Hopi and Navajo citizens back to work, addressing employment and environmental issues at the same time.
Remembering the Children - Rapid City Indian Boarding School Memorial Walk
Efforts continue to address the status of lands at the former Rapid City Indian School that were illegally transferred.
halloween
Here we are again, at the start of what I call the Fall and Winter Party Season.
ernestweston
“We’ll see in the coming years how this is going to change our communities,” said Ernest Weston Jr. of the Oglala Sioux Tribe Planning Office.
mmiwnibthaskastand
Oil continues to flow through the Dakota Access Pipeline even though a federal judge said the operation should be shut down.
Black Elk Peak
Flying “Land Back” flags will not get the job done. We need a Congressional bill to make it happen.
larissafasthorse
“I’ve known about the award for a long time and always dreamed of it, but never thought I would get it,” said Larissa FastHorse. “I’m just a girl from South Dakota.”
steveallenderrapidcity
History has shown that Indians have always resisted their removal and displacement.
jacedecory
“Advice from the elders helped the tiospaye stay emotionally strong,” Jace DeCory said at the West River History Conference.
Plans for a memorial which will honor the students of the Rapid City Indian Boarding School were unveiled during the annual Native American Day walk.
Northern Cheyenne Monument, Near Fort Robinson, Nebraska
Due to the high number of deaths of elders in recent weeks and months among the Northern Cheyenne, the matter of funerals and grieving is a common topic of discussion.
mountrushmore
As Lakota people, we struggle to experience even a fraction of what “white privilege” provides for the bigot in this country.
nativeamericandayparade
South Dakota has celebrated Native American Day in lieu of Columbus Day since 1990.
oglalasioux
We have living conditions that hinder our desire to be treated with dignity and to be governed equitably or even to be truly self-governing.
redribbonskirtsociety
Lily Mendoza, Cheyenne River Sioux, is reopening her store and community space as she continues to advocate for missing and murdered women, girls and Two Spirit relatives.
elizabethcooklynn
Lawlessness on Indian lands, corruption of tribal councils and reclaiming of Indian identity. What’s new about that?