tag: south dakota

marchforourlives
America has become a national disgrace when it comes to guns and that has to change.
robinwebber
Native runners were once the dominant force in South Dakota distance running. That is no longer the case.
campmniluzahan
Native people have been embracing ways of thinking, feeding and housing our own since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
siouxfallsfederalbuilding
Two Native lawyers with impressive resumes are seeking an appointment to the federal bench.
timgiago
It is against the culture and the traditions of the Oglala Sioux Tribe to deny its own citizens equal protection under the law.
cheyenneriveryouthproject2
The Cheyenne River Youth Project will break ground for its new art center in July 2021.
dorothykikuyanhorse
Dorothy “Scootie” Kiyukan Ziegler, who passed away in January 2021, was passionate about Native youth, culture and horses.
ihs
The Indian Health Service is set to meet its goal of 1 million COVID-19 vaccinations but progress is being threatened by the rest of the nation.
uscapitol
Every Republican senator voted against the Covid Relief Bill. What did they vote against?
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.
I am a survivor of the Holy Rosary Indian Mission Boarding School. I do not want to be honored.
rodneybordeaux
We are the grandchildren of the Creator. With the Creator’s blessing, our Nation’s People are the source of our sovereignty.
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.
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.
donaldtrumpmadebloodshed
Native people can only scratch their heads and wonder how, even in these final days of disgrace, so many South Dakotans and Republicans can still stand by a horrible little man.
woundedkneecemetery
People who think the world revolves around them do tend to expect everyone else to share their belief.
woundedkneecemetery
As the publisher of a Native newspaper for more than 40 years I have accepted criticism as a state of mind.
steveemery
Steven C. Emery, Lakota from the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, passed on to the Spirit World on December 31, 2020. He was 62 years old.
rapidcityjournal
We have two kinds of racial discrimination in South Dakota: Subtle and Not-So-Subtle.
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.
soosandrive
A road that was once associated with the Rapid City Indian Boarding School has been renamed.
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.
donaldtrump
I look forward to January 20 when our new president and vice president are sworn in and the little orange man is escorted from the White House.
tompoorbear
From advancing treaty rights to fighting the Keystone XL Pipeline, Tom Poor Bear dedicated his life to the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
rosebudsioux
Initially the death and suffering driven by the COVID-19 virus seemed far away from the Plains of South Dakota.
vorebuffalojump
“The Vore Buffalo Jump is a part of our history which should be told and shared with the world,” said Dr. Richard Littlebear, president of the Chief Dull Knife Memorial College.
anthonyfauci
Lakota leaders continue to see an increase of COVID-19 cases in their territory.
donaldtrumpyourefired
The pitiful behavior of our South Dakota representatives (all Republicans) would be a childish joke if it weren’t so pitifully ignorant.
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.
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.