tag: native sun news today

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.”
remibaldeagle
Serving 22 years in the U.S. Army has had a profound impact on the life of Remi Bald Eagle.
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?
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Visitors to the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument will be able to learn more about the historic tribal victory thanks to a new project.
alexwhiteplume
Comments are due on a final rule that tribes and their advocates say makes it more difficult for them to grow hemp on their homelands.
ocetisakowin
We as Native people have a humongous task of relearning our cultural teachings.
bearbutte
The annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally began in 1938, I’m told, and there have been thousands of stories told about it since.
oglalalakotanation
Voters of the Oglala Sioux Tribe have 11 presidential candidates to choose from, plus four running for vice president.
debhaaland
“Everyone in this country deserves access to reliable high-speed internet, especially during a pandemic,” said Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico), a citizen of the Pueblo of Laguna.
northerncheyenneincidentcommand
There is very little good news emanating from the Northern Cheyenne Reservation due to the pandemic.
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Countless hours of tribal official and grassroots advocacy for missing and murdered Indigenous women and their families paid off when Congress gave final approval to Savanna’s Act and the Not Invisible Act.
In the most recent about-face on CARES Act funding for Alaska Native corporations, a federal appeals court panel ruled that they are not eligible for any of the $8 billion in pandemic relief.
jojohnson
The virus has brought so many unwelcome changes to our lives.
northerncheyennetribe
The president and vice president of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe aren’t seeking re-election, a sign of frustration with the government on the reservation.
elizabethcooklynn
What we need to remember is this: a great deal rides on how we spend the next several weeks as people who value our American way of life.
lowerbrulesiouxtribe
On tribal lands, only 65 percent of the population has access to broadband. Half of tribal rural households don’t even have access to a fixed wireless internet provider.
northerncheyennetribecapitol
Some tribal governments are a manifestation of colonialism, whereby those who play the game (elected officials, federal and tribal employees) often stand to reap personal financial gain.
unitingresilience
“What has been happening is death to our people and violence to our people,” Oglala Sioux citizen Monique “Muffie” Mousseaux said.
jojohnson
It is time for all Native Americans living in South Dakota to realize that we have the power.
webelieverichard
The president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, Julian Bear Runner, was not impeached after being accused of inappropriate contact with an underage boy.
siouxsanentrance
Laws in America are made up of property concerns and have had as their main agenda, the protection of property.
danahlers
Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Dan Ahlers wants to see better relationships between the state and federal governments and Native Americans. He believes that it starts with treaties.
ncai
Our ancestors told us to always think seven generations ahead and conduct ourselves accordingly.
fallingrock
Dakota Middle Tent’s family was relieved when they saw him in the emergency room at Monument Health with only a few broken bones.
Remember being a kid when birthdays were eagerly anticipated, a golden day, occasion for a party when we got to be the center of attention?
oglalasiouxtribefortlaramie
The tribes of the Sioux Nation are calling on the Trump administration to take treaty rights into account before issuing a decision on fracking in Wyoming.
We must take this election seriously.
pineridgereservation
There appears to be a lot of movement leading up to the impeachment hearing of Julian Bear Runner, President of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
crowcreeksioux
In a short amount of time, nearly 25 of the 80 residents of Big Bend, a community on the Crow Creek Sioux Reservation, tested positive for COVID-19. Several have died and life has not returned to normal.
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After a federal directive to shorten the 2020 Census outreach period jarred the nation, Indian Country organizations redoubled efforts to make sure Native communities are counted amid COVID-19.