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Tim Giago: Singing the old Holy Rosary Mission fight song (November 30, 2020)As often happens with boys from the Indian boarding schools, we shared a lot of memories, good and bad.
‘They want to see change’: Voters of Oglala Sioux Tribe elect new leaders (November 11, 2020)Kevin Killer, a former state lawmaker, and Alicia Mousseau, an expert in health and wellness issues, will be leading the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
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.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Reservation government plagued by incompetence (October 29, 2020)On and around the Pine Ridge Reservation, we cope endlessly with racial intolerance.
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 volunteers set up tipi camp to help address homelessness (October 22, 2020)Native people are trying to address homelessness in their community. A former cop who now serves as mayor is standing in their way.
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.
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: Tribes make final push for industrial hemp rule (October 7, 2020)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.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Respecting the rights of all people (October 7, 2020)We as Native people have a humongous task of relearning our cultural teachings.
Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux Tribe heads into election season (October 5, 2020)Voters of the Oglala Sioux Tribe have 11 presidential candidates to choose from, plus four running for vice president.
Native Sun News Today: Tribes work to address lack of internet (September 24, 2020)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.
Native Sun News Today: President of Oglala Sioux Tribe escapes impeachment (September 21, 2020)The president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, Julian Bear Runner, was not impeached after being accused of inappropriate contact with an underage boy.
Native Sun News Today: Tribes cite treaty rights in fight against fracking (September 15, 2020)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.
‘You guys failed to protect me’: Oglala Sioux Tribe falls short on impeachment vote (September 15, 2020)Despite an emotional plea from a young Lakota man, leaders of the Oglala Sioux Tribe failed to impeach President Julian Bear Runner on allegations of sexual misconduct.
Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux Tribe busy ahead of impeachment hearing (September 14, 2020)There appears to be a lot of movement leading up to the impeachment hearing of Julian Bear Runner, President of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
Leader of Oglala Sioux Tribe under scrutiny amid sexual misconduct allegations (September 11, 2020)Julian Bear Runner has been accused of inappropriate contacts with a young citizen of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
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