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Native Sun News Today: Native artists showcase talents at holiday market (January 5, 2023)The Black Hills Indian Artist Market once again brought art, music, fashion and food to He Sapa.
‘Maybe they don’t want our business’: Hotel rates explode during Native event (December 13, 2022)People headed to a Native basketball, educational and cultural tournament were shocked to learn that some hotels were charging more than $2,000 a night.
Native Sun News Today: Native POP Fest takes center stage in Black Hills (September 21, 2022)Musicians from all genres and walks of life graced the stage at the Native People of the Plains POP Fest.
ICT: The legacy of Tim Giago (July 25, 2022)The founder of modern Indian journalism has passed on. Tim Giago was 88 years old.
Native artists ‘left hanging’ after big event fizzles out (April 16, 2022)An ambitious showcase of Native talent devolved into controversy and recrimination as performers and vendors were left in the dark about the event.
Federal investigation sought into ban of Native people at hotel (March 30, 2022)The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is calling on the Department of Justice to investigate a business that has banned Native patrons.
Harold Frazier: ‘No Indians allowed’ — even on our own homelands (March 23, 2022)When those wagons first began their way to break treaties and settle on our territory we were classified as lesser beings and genocide was justified as such.
Tim Giago: Memories of nicknames and hard work (January 21, 2022)Richard “Sonny” Torres loved to give people nicknames.
Tim Giago: The death of a Native news salesman (September 27, 2021)When I opened an office of my newspaper in Rapid City back in the 1980s one of my frequent visitors was Lloyd Goings.
Tim Giago: Mass shootings are almost becoming a daily affair (April 22, 2021)America has become a national disgrace when it comes to guns and that has to change.
Tim Giago: Voter suppression on the Pine Ridge Reservation (April 12, 2021)It is against the culture and the traditions of the Oglala Sioux Tribe to deny its own citizens equal protection under the law.
Tim Giago: Confronting racism against Native people in the media (December 28, 2020)We have two kinds of racial discrimination in South Dakota: Subtle and Not-So-Subtle.
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.
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: 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: 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: 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.
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.
Tim Giago: Yes Virginia, there is racism in Rapid City (October 27, 2020)Racism is out there and our local officials and our local citizens need to admit to themselves that it exists.
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.
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: 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.
Great Plains Tribal Leaders Health Board continues to expand operations (October 20, 2020)The Great Plains Tribal Leaders Health Board will be providing services at a temporary location while construction of the $100 million Oyate Health Center is underway.
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.
NDN Collective launches #LANDBACK campaign (October 9, 2020)On Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2020, NDN Collective will be launching the highly anticipated LANDBACK Campaign, a multi-pronged effort to dismantle white supremacy and achieve justice for Indigenous people.
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.
Tim Giago: Rapid City Mayor refers to Natives as “Those People” (October 5, 2020)Rapid City Mayor Steve Allender is living in a house situated on Sioux lands and his house will continue to be located on Sioux lands until a just settlement is enacted.
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