tag: oglala sioux

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.
safeihs
The Indian Health Service announced a hotline to accept reports of suspected child or sexual abuse following controversy involving a pediatrician who was convicted of crimes against young patients.
oglalalakotacounty
The leader of the Oglala Sioux Tribe is condemning racially charged vandalism of two welcome signs on the Pine Ridge Reservation.
nodapldccircuit
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals hears arguments in Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, No, 20-5201, on November 4, 2020.
nativenationsrise
A federal appeals court won’t stop oil from flowing through the Dakota Access Pipeline even though the government acted “unlawfully” in approving it.
woundedkneecemetery
People who think the world revolves around them do tend to expect everyone else to share their belief.
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.
woundedknee
America has not apologized for the Wounded Knee Massacre and the Medal of Honor winners are still looked upon as heroes by the United States.
tompoorbear
From advancing treaty rights to fighting the Keystone XL Pipeline, Tom Poor Bear dedicated his life to the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
anthonyfauci
Lakota leaders continue to see an increase of COVID-19 cases in their territory.
mistyplentywolf
The Trump administration has approved a controversial mining operation on Sioux Nation treaty territory in South Dakota.
campmniluzahan
Lakota people are falling through the cracks due to lack of understanding on all sides.
bear program
The Grinch came early this year, ransacking a popular youth program on the Pine Ridge Reservation and leaving some in the tribal community wondering who could be so heartless.
Holy Rosary Mission
As often happens with boys from the Indian boarding schools, we shared a lot of memories, good and bad.
kevinkiller
Kevin Killer, a former state lawmaker, and Alicia Mousseau, an expert in health and wellness issues, will be leading the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
oglalalakotaveteransmonument
My childhood, adolescent, and war experiences led me to perceive the world as cruel and impersonal.
pineridgeagency
On and around the Pine Ridge Reservation, we cope endlessly with racial intolerance.
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.
campmniluzahan
Native people are trying to address homelessness in their community. A former cop who now serves as mayor is standing in their way.
mountrushmore
As Lakota people, we struggle to experience even a fraction of what “white privilege” provides for the bigot in this country.
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.
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.
oglalalakotanation
Voters of the Oglala Sioux Tribe have 11 presidential candidates to choose from, plus four running for vice president.