tag: south dakota

holyrosarymission
As often happens with boys from the Indian boarding schools, we shared a lot of memories, good and bad.
losertrump
The past four years have taken a terrible toll on America.
rememberingthechildren
A resolution paves the way to address lands illegally taken from an Indian boarding school in South Dakota.
lafayettepark
How much longer must we put up with this ridiculous and corrupt man who has in his presidency made fools of the entire Senate, corrupted federal law scholars and committed several federal offenses?
campmniluzahan
The history of the Northern Plains Indians has always been subsumed by isolationism, rejection and outright racism.
josephspottedcalfneiss
Indian Country still has time to claim a $1,200 stimulus payment from the federal government. The deadline to apply is November 21.
rememberingthechildren
Residents are voicing support for a resolution that would address lands that were illegally taken from a former Indian boarding school.
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.
debhaalandmarcellalebeau
We call this time Piya Wiconi, a new life and a new beginning.
Remembering the Children - Rapid City Indian Boarding School Memorial Walk
Efforts continue to address the status of lands at the former Rapid City Indian School that were illegally transferred.
cheyenneriversiouxtribe
Kristi Noem has allowed COVID-19 to make South Dakota number one in the nation by not practicing the simple guidelines that tribes are following.
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
Racism is out there and our local officials and our local citizens need to admit to themselves that it exists.
Black Elk Peak
Flying “Land Back” flags will not get the job done. We need a Congressional bill to make it happen.
campmniluzahan
Native people are trying to address homelessness in their community. A former cop who now serves as mayor is standing in their way.
Joe Biden Photo by Adam Schultz / Biden for President
“You have the full endorsement of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe,” President Rodney Bordeaux told the Democratic presidential ticket.
remibaldeagle
Serving 22 years in the U.S. Army has had a profound impact on the life of Remi Bald Eagle.
steveallenderrapidcity
History has shown that Indians have always resisted their removal and displacement.
jacedecory
“Advice from the elders helped the tiospaye stay emotionally strong,” Jace DeCory said at the West River History Conference.
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.
oyatehealthcenter
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.
mountrushmore
As Lakota people, we struggle to experience even a fraction of what “white privilege” provides for the bigot in this country.
nativeamericandayparade
South Dakota has celebrated Native American Day in lieu of Columbus Day since 1990.
landback
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.
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.
redribbonskirtsociety
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.
blackhillspowwow
If Native Americans’ Day can remind us of just one thing, it should be to emphasize that strong and healthy relationships between the tribes and the state is just as important now as it was 30 years ago.
elizabethcooklynn
Lawlessness on Indian lands, corruption of tribal councils and reclaiming of Indian identity. What’s new about that?
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.
nativeveteranssouthdakota
To date, no Native veterans’ organization has received a charter from Congress. A new bill changes that.
bearbutte
The annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally began in 1938, I’m told, and there have been thousands of stories told about it since.
haroldfrazier
I am proud to support Joe Biden in the hopes that the agreements made between our nations in the name of peace will honored by United States of America.
oglalalakotanation
Voters of the Oglala Sioux Tribe have 11 presidential candidates to choose from, plus four running for vice president.
hesapalandbackndncollective
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.
unitingresilience
“What has been happening is death to our people and violence to our people,” Oglala Sioux citizen Monique “Muffie” Mousseaux said.
jojohnson
It is time for all Native Americans living in South Dakota to realize that we have the power.
webelieverichard
The president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, Julian Bear Runner, was not impeached after being accused of inappropriate contact with an underage boy.
ndncollective
NDN Collective is giving away backpacks filled with supplies to Native American students and youth in the Rapid City, South Dakota, area.