tag: south dakota

Tim Giago
It has taken me 87 years to travel that bumpy road called life. I think I may have a few miles left to travel.
Lloyd Goings
When I opened an office of my newspaper in Rapid City back in the 1980s one of my frequent visitors was Lloyd Goings.
Oglala Sioux Tribe Ambulance Service
Employees of the Oglala Sioux Tribe’s Ambulance Service are raising concerns about ‘abhorrent’ working conditions.
Rosebud Sioux Tribe v. United States
The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals hears oral arguments in Rosebud Sioux Tribe v. United States, a treaty rights case, on March 18, 2021.
'You Are On Stolen Land'
NDN Collective joins the South Dakota Education Equity Coalition’s call for public comment on the blatant erasure of Oceti Sakowin history in newly proposed social studies standards.
nativeamericacalling nac
South Dakota’s Department of Education drastically reduced the number of references to Native people in school social studies standards.
Medicaid is a lifeline for Indian Country, plain and simple.
Red Road to DC
After 20,000 miles and 115 stops across the country, a group of Native carvers and elders have finally arrived in the nation’s capital, bringing much-needed attention to sacred sites and tribal rights.
Rosebud Sioux Tribe
The Rosebud Sioux Tribe hosts funeral services in Mission, South Dakota, for nine Lakota students who died at the Carlisle Indian boarding school.
Repatriation of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Children at Carlisle Indian Industrial School
The Indian community came together in Sioux City, Iowa, to welcome nine Lakota children who died at the Carlisle Indian boarding school.
Repatriation of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Children at Carlisle Indian Industrial School
Nine Lakota children began their last morning away from their homelands at the base of a bluff overlooking the Missouri River.
Rosebud Sioux Tribe
The Rosebud Sioux Tribe hosts prayer services in Wagner, South Dakota, for the return of nine Lakota students who died at the Carlisle Indian boarding school.
Rosebud Sioux Tribe
The Rosebud Sioux Tribe hosts prayer services in Sioux City, Iowa, for the return of nine Lakota students who died at the Carlisle Indian boarding school.
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.
'Farmington is on Indian Land'
We need to organize and find out why none of these murders have been solved.
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.
Cherokee Nation
Sen. Mike Rounds (R-South Dakota) introduced legislation with Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) and other members of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, to reform and reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act.
Land Back in Rapid City, South Dakota
Grassroots treaty rights events on Independence Day featured a peaceful but spectacular civil disobedience action.
Land Back NDN Collective
As Natives, we have endured and survived the most atrocious, violent, and sadistic European immigrant vengeance.
Oglala Lakota County
South Dakota has a long and troubled history of disenfranchising Native voters.
By 1900, 20,000 children were in Indian boarding schools. By 1925, that number had more than tripled, according to the National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition.
Land Back NDN Collective
There were no Native people seated at the table on July 4, 1776.
Hollow Horn Bear
The Weltkulturen Museum in Germany will hold a press conference on July 8 to discuss the return of a shirt worn by Lakota leader Hollow Horn Bear.
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.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will be hearing from experts in housing, telecommunications and federal policy at a roundtable on infrastructure.
'Death to KXL'
After more than 10 years of fighting, the Keystone XL Pipeline is finally dead.
Harold Frazier
This has been a long fight and there is much more to do for our people.
leonardcrowdog
Leonard Crow Dog was a powerful Wicasa Wakan, Holy Man, with a beautiful vision of the Sacred Mystery of the Universe.
ndncollectivewilliwhite
The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe is declaring victory for treaty rights and sacred places in an ongoing battle against the Republican governor of South Dakota.
A summer-long exhibit features the works of the late Robert Penn, who was from the Rosebud Sioux Tribe.
nativeamericacalling nac
As May comes to a close, Native America Calling will take a look at some of the big headlines of the month.
pineridgeihs
The Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868 requires the United States to provide health care to the Sioux Nation.
charmainewhiteface
Denying our spiritual practices for more than 100 years has impacted generations of Indian people.
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.
leroyfamily
A Lakota couple is suing a public school district after a secretary at the school allegedly cut their daughters’ hair without permission.
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.
blackhillspowwow
Publisher Tim Giago has decided to sponsor a National Native American Media Convention on Native American Day in 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.