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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.
Native Sun News Today: Activists seek ‘command center’ for tribal community (September 22, 2020)“What has been happening is death to our people and violence to our people,” Oglala Sioux citizen Monique “Muffie” Mousseaux said.
NDN Collective backpack giveaway for Native youth (September 21, 2020)NDN Collective is giving away backpacks filled with supplies to Native American students and youth in the Rapid City, South Dakota, area.
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Laws aren’t made to protect the people (September 17, 2020)Laws in America are made up of property concerns and have had as their main agenda, the protection of property.
Native Sun News Today: Native youth survives fall at hiking area (September 16, 2020)Dakota Middle Tent’s family was relieved when they saw him in the emergency room at Monument Health with only a few broken bones.
‘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.
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