tag: oglala sioux

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.
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.
Tribal Flags
Ideally, a national flag is a symbol of pride and devotion to one’s country.
Whiteclay Leadership Summit
A tiny town once known for being a destructive source of alcohol for Pine Ridge Reservation residents, could be a model of hope and healing.
Leonard Peltier
The White House isn’t shedding light on what President Biden thinks about imprisoned American Indian Movement activist Leonard Peltier.
Corinne Perera
A social media figure who built a following by creating “Native” content is backing away from her tribal affiliation claims.
Tim Giago
Richard “Sonny” Torres loved to give people nicknames.
Lakota Times
I tell all writers then and now, if you come out to Indian Country to write about us, do your damned homework.
Holy Rosary Mission
The unholy impact of Indian boarding schools left its mark to the detriment of thousands of Native children.
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.
Leonard Little Finger
I raise my coffee cup to Lakota elders who taught me so much.
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.
Patrick Albert Lee
It is with deep sadness that I write this small tribute to my friend of 80 years, Pat Lee.
Lacy Graham
The COVID-19 epidemic has taken its toll on Native people across America.
Holy Rosary Mission
As the years pass there are not too many of the boys and girls forced to attend boarding schools still living.
Pine Ridge Reservation
With deep respect, we call upon President Biden and Congress to help the most vulnerable Americans: Native Americans.
Tim Giago
I often write about the Holy Rosary Mission Boarding School and most often I only write about the bad things.
Tim Giago
It has taken me 87 years to travel that bumpy road called life. I think I may have a few miles left to travel.
Lloyd Goings
When I opened an office of my newspaper in Rapid City back in the 1980s one of my frequent visitors was Lloyd Goings.
Oglala Sioux Tribe Ambulance Service
Employees of the Oglala Sioux Tribe’s Ambulance Service are raising concerns about ‘abhorrent’ working conditions.
Jade Ecoffey
Track and field champion Jade Ecoffey and Indian law legend Mario Gonzales were among those honored for their contributions to the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
Sicangu Youth Council / Tokala Mentors
After a long process driven by youth, nine Lakota children who died at one of the most infamous institutions of the Indian boarding school era are finally returning home.
Oglala Lakota County
South Dakota has a long and troubled history of disenfranchising Native voters.
Land Back NDN Collective
There were no Native people seated at the table on July 4, 1776.
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.
Pine Ridge Reservation
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is getting back to work with a hearing on facilities in Indian Country.
shutdownline5
From the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota to Line 5 in Michigan, pipeline operators continue to skirt the law.
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.
tetonsaltes
The unlikely journey for Teton Saltes, the New York Jets’ latest recruit, started as an afterthought.
charmainewhiteface
When Donna Gilbert asked me to be a part of her lawsuit, I immediately said yes. After having survived three other lawsuits, I should have been leery.
Tim Giago
Every Lakota knows where we have been and now we are struggling to find out where we are going.
housescip
The American Jobs Plan promises to invest billions of dollars in tribal and Native communities. Learn whether the proposal will generate jobs and improve infrastructure in Indian Country.
siouxfallsfederalbuilding
Two Native lawyers with impressive resumes are seeking an appointment to the federal bench.
Tim Giago
It is against the culture and the traditions of the Oglala Sioux Tribe to deny its own citizens equal protection under the law.
rapidcityindianschool
“The acknowledgement of the suffering and abuse while honoring survivors’ resiliency is long overdue,” said South Dakota Rep. Peri Pourier, a citizen of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
lularedcloudharryburk
“I do this memorial in the Lakota way for my husband,” says Lula Red Cloud.
supremecourt
As a Native American woman, Lakota lawyer Sara Boensch Collins will bring that special something to the federal bench that is, for the most part, non-existent.