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Native Sun News Today Editorial: A month of tragedies for our people (December 23, 2020)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.
Clara Caufield: Native newspaper perseveres amid COVID-19 and other challenges (December 23, 2020)The COVID pandemic has been really tough on many small businesses across the country, bringing many to their knees.
Ivan Star Comes Out: We are losing proficiency in our Lakota language (December 22, 2020)According to Lakota oral tradition, the tasiyagnunpa speaks Lakota.
Native Sun News Today: City changes name of ‘Soo’ road (December 22, 2020)A road that was once associated with the Rapid City Indian Boarding School has been renamed.
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Republicans simp out for Donald Trump (December 9, 2020)The pitiful behavior of our South Dakota representatives (all Republicans) would be a childish joke if it weren’t so pitifully ignorant.
Native Sun News Today: Native youth center looks to bright future (December 8, 2020)MIGIZI continues to keep Native youth engaged amid COVID-19 as the organization prepares for some big moves.
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.
Native Sun News Today: Native activists hold Joe Biden to campaign promises (December 7, 2020)“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.
Tim Giago: Social media is killing newspapers (December 7, 2020)As publisher of a Native newspaper, we reach into a community underserved or never served by the mainstream media.
Native Sun News Today: Book is fitting tribute to Native veteran heroes (November 26, 2020)We all know that Native Americans have served in the U.S. military at the highest rate per capita for any ethnicity.
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Republicans terrified of Loser Trump (November 26, 2020)The past four years have taken a terrible toll on America.
Clara Caufield: Masking up to protect our people from COVID-19 (November 24, 2020)COVID-19 cases and deaths continue to rise, with tribal people on reservations in Montana and Wyoming seemingly among the hardest hit.
Native Sun News Today: Boarding school resolution finally passes (November 24, 2020)A resolution paves the way to address lands illegally taken from an Indian boarding school in South Dakota.
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Removing the menace known as Trumpism (November 23, 2020)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?
Native Sun News Today: Crow Tribe elects new leadership (November 23, 2020)Voters of the Crow Tribe overwhelmingly chose Frank White Clay as their new president, ousting the incumbent from office.
Native Sun News Today: Northern Cheyenne author traces story of tribal courage (November 17, 2020)“The Cheyenne Story: An Interpretation of Courage” by Gerry Robinson continues to earn accolades.
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.
Native Sun News Today: Deadline extended for COVID-19 stimulus (November 16, 2020)Indian Country still has time to claim a $1,200 stimulus payment from the federal government. The deadline to apply is November 21.
Native Sun News Today: Women sweep Northern Cheyenne Tribe election (November 12, 2020)Voters of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe made history by electing women to nearly every position.
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Been there, done that! American Indians know the truth (November 11, 2020)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.
Native Sun News Today: Support shown for Indian boarding school land swap (November 11, 2020)Residents are voicing support for a resolution that would address lands that were illegally taken from a former Indian boarding school.
Ivan Star Comes Out: There are people with that feeling of Native kinship (November 10, 2020)My childhood, adolescent, and war experiences led me to perceive the world as cruel and impersonal.
Clara Caufield: Northern Cheyenne Tribe loses a great leader (November 10, 2020)Winfield Russell, also known as One Bird, served the Northern Cheyenne people in many different capacities throughout his life.
Native Sun News Today: Reservation coal workers still out of jobs (November 9, 2020)Mine cleanup will put Hopi and Navajo citizens back to work, addressing employment and environmental issues at the same time.
Native Sun News Today: Discussion continues on Indian boarding school lands (November 6, 2020)Efforts continue to address the status of lands at the former Rapid City Indian School that were illegally transferred.
Clara Caufield: The tribal roots of a haunted holiday (October 30, 2020)Here we are again, at the start of what I call the Fall and Winter Party Season.
Native Sun News Today: Tribes take steps to bridge digital divide (October 29, 2020)“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.
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.
Native Sun News Today: Lakota playwright wins ‘Genius’ grant (October 22, 2020)“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.”
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: The problem with Rapid City’s mayor (October 21, 2020)History has shown that Indians have always resisted their removal and displacement.
Native Sun News Today: Words of wisdom from Lakota elders (October 21, 2020)“Advice from the elders helped the tiospaye stay emotionally strong,” Jace DeCory said at the West River History Conference.
Native Sun News Today: Memorial honors lives lost at Indian boarding school (October 20, 2020)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.
Clara Caufield: Calling the Cheyenne people back home (October 20, 2020)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.
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.
Native Sun News Today: South Dakota marks Native American Day milestone (October 12, 2020)South Dakota has celebrated Native American Day in lieu of Columbus Day since 1990.
Ivan Star Comes Out: We still don’t know how to govern ourselves (October 9, 2020)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.
Native Sun News Today: MMIW advocate continues efforts (October 9, 2020)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.
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: New book explores familiar tribal themes (October 8, 2020)Lawlessness on Indian lands, corruption of tribal councils and reclaiming of Indian identity. What’s new about that?
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