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Activists seek action on unsolved deaths in Pine Ridge Reservation border town
Law | National | Politics
Activists seek action on unsolved deaths in Pine Ridge Reservation border town (February 7, 2018)
Activists in Nebraska are continuing the fight for justice in Whiteclay, calling on law enforcement to investigate several unsolved deaths and murders in the reservation border town.

Native Sun News Today Editorial: It's never too early to talk about the Lakota Nation Invitational
Opinion | Sports
Native Sun News Today Editorial: It's never too early to talk about the Lakota Nation Invitational (September 6, 2017)
We know it is still a little early to talk about the Lakota Nation Invitational, a tournament that even made the pages of Sports Illustrated Magazine.

Whiteclay goes quiet as liquor stores near reservation shut down
Business | Law | National
Whiteclay goes quiet as liquor stores near reservation shut down (May 1, 2017)
Liquor is no longer flowing in a small town near the Pine Ridge Reservation for the first time in more than a century.

Brandon Ecoffey: Native youth stand strong at LNI tournament
Opinion | Sports
Brandon Ecoffey: Native youth stand strong at LNI tournament (December 23, 2015)
In the Native news media we spend so much of our time exposing injustices and providing commentary on the political issues facing our nations that we sometimes forget the joy that comes from watching our youth compete and perform.

Lakota Country Times: Lakota Nation Invitational weighs move
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Lakota Country Times: Lakota Nation Invitational weighs move (March 11, 2015)
The Lakota Nation Invitational has been a mainstay in Rapid City for decades, however, in light of several recent incidents in the city organizers will now begin entertaining offers from other potential host sites.

Oglala Sioux Tribe wants tournament moved out of Rapid City
Education | National | Sports
Oglala Sioux Tribe wants tournament moved out of Rapid City (February 26, 2015)
The tribe is upset by the handling of an incident in which 57 Indian students were victimized at a hockey game.

Native Sun News: Lakota Nation Invitational stays put in Rapid
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Native Sun News: Lakota Nation Invitational stays put in Rapid (February 20, 2015)
The Lakota Nation Invitational tournament brings millions of dollars into Rapid City each December.

Lakota Nation Invitational debates location after racial incident
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Lakota Nation Invitational debates location after racial incident (February 11, 2015)
Bryan Brewer, a former president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe who founded the LNI, said he's facing pressure to move the event out of Rapid City.

Bryan Brewer: Tribal communities need better Internet service
Opinion | Technology
Bryan Brewer: Tribal communities need better Internet service (November 24, 2014)
President of the Oglala Sioux Tribe supports FCC proposal to help close the digital divide in Indian Country.

Bryan Brewer: South Dakota must honor promises to tribes
Opinion
Bryan Brewer: South Dakota must honor promises to tribes (November 7, 2014)
The president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe reflects on the sacrifices made by tribes as South Dakota became a state.

Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe chooses a new president
National | Politics
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe chooses a new president (November 5, 2014)
In an election that demonstrated a strong demand for change from voters incumbent, Bryan Brewer, was defeated by now seven time Oglala Sioux Tribal President John 'Yellow Bird' Steele.

Bryan Brewer: Park helps Oglala Sioux Tribe protect its culture
Environment | Opinion
Bryan Brewer: Park helps Oglala Sioux Tribe protect its culture (October 20, 2014)
President of the Oglala Sioux Tribe urges support for a bill to mange the South Unit of the Badlands National Park.

Bryan Brewer: Congress does right thing with tribal taxation bill
Opinion
Bryan Brewer: Congress does right thing with tribal taxation bill (September 26, 2014)
The president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe praises Congress for passing H.R.3043, the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act.

Bryan Brewer: Approve HR.3043 to stop IRS harassment of tribes
Opinion | Politics
Bryan Brewer: Approve HR.3043 to stop IRS harassment of tribes (September 15, 2014)
Bryan Brewer, the president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, calls for passage of H.R.3043, the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act.

Bryan Brewer: Bill for Native language immersion a high priority
Education | Opinion | Politics
Bryan Brewer: Bill for Native language immersion a high priority (September 12, 2014)
As President of the Oglala Sioux Tribe I would like to say kudos to the National Congress of American Indians for including the Native Language Immersion Student Achievement Act as a priority legislative issue.

President of Oglala Sioux Tribe survives impeachment attempt
Politics
President of Oglala Sioux Tribe survives impeachment attempt (July 18, 2014)
President Bryan Brewer is back in office.

Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux president replies to complaints
National | Politics
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux president replies to complaints (July 17, 2014)
Suspended Oglala Sioux Tribe President Bryan Brewer responded to the two complaints levied against him.

Native Sun News: Suspended Oglala leader fires back at critics
National | Politics
Native Sun News: Suspended Oglala leader fires back at critics (July 3, 2014)
Suspended Oglala Sioux Tribe President Bryan Brewer fired back at the 'smear campaign' that he believes is currently being waged against him.

Leader of Oglala Sioux Tribe suspended for alleged wrongdoing
Politics
Leader of Oglala Sioux Tribe suspended for alleged wrongdoing (June 25, 2014)
President Bryan Brewer is accusing of taking actions without tribal council approval and of mishandling a check.

Bryan Brewer: Supreme Court discriminates against tribes
Opinion
Bryan Brewer: Supreme Court discriminates against tribes (April 21, 2014)
Bryan Brewer, the president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota, explains how the U.S. Supreme Court has weakened tribal sovereignty.

Bryan Brewer: Native people must continue fight for sovereignty
Opinion
Bryan Brewer: Native people must continue fight for sovereignty (April 14, 2014)
Bryan Brewer, the president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota, discusses sovereignty.

Bryan Brewer: Oglala Sioux Tribe backs bill to stop   harassment
Opinion
Bryan Brewer: Oglala Sioux Tribe backs bill to stop harassment (September 5, 2013)
Bryan Brewer, the president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, says H.R.3043, the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act, will prevent the Internal Revenue Service from harassing tribes.

Native Sun News:  Oglala Sioux Tribe says 'Yes' in alcohol vote
Law | National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe says 'Yes' in alcohol vote (August 14, 2013)
Yesterday, the citizens of Oglala Sioux Nation said “Yes” to the legalization of alcohol on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

Oglala Sioux Tribe ready for  major referendum  on liquor sales
Law | National
Oglala Sioux Tribe ready for major referendum on liquor sales (August 12, 2013)
Members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota go to the polls tomorrow to decide whether to legalize alcohol sales on the reservation.

Oglala Sioux Tribe sets August 13  date for alcohol referendum
Law | National | Politics
Oglala Sioux Tribe sets August 13 date for alcohol referendum (July 26, 2013)
Members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe will go to the polls on August 13 to determine whether to legalize alcohol on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

Bryan Brewer: IRS singling out tribal governments for scrutiny
Opinion
Bryan Brewer: IRS singling out tribal governments for scrutiny (July 9, 2013)
Bryan Brewer, the president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, says the IRS is unfairly targeting tribal governments.

Kevin Abourezk: Oglala leader walks out of Whiteclay meeting
Law | National | Politics
Kevin Abourezk: Oglala leader walks out of Whiteclay meeting (July 9, 2013)
Kevin Abourezk reports on a very short meeting between Oglala Sioux Tribe President Bryan Brewer and Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman (R).

Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux president arrested in Whiteclay
Law | National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux president arrested in Whiteclay (June 19, 2013)
Oglala Sioux tribal President Bryan Brewer was arrested in Whiteclay, NE by a Sheridan County law enforcement official while walking through the border town on Monday.

Native Sun News: Statement from Oglala Sioux Tribe president
Law | National
Native Sun News: Statement from Oglala Sioux Tribe president (June 18, 2013)
Bryan Brewer, the president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, issued a statement exclusively to the Native Sun News following his arrest in Nebraska.

Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux president arrested in Whiteclay
Law | National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux president arrested in Whiteclay (June 17, 2013)
Bryan Brewer, the president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, has been arrested in Nebraska.

Native Sun News: Oglala  leader prods White House on education
Education | National
Native Sun News: Oglala leader prods White House on education (March 8, 2013)
The following story was written and reported by Brandon Ecoffey, Native Sun News Staff Writer. All content © Native Sun News. Oglala Sioux Tribal President Bryan Brewer pushes language initiative...

Leader of Oglala Sioux Tribe  to return to work after accident
Politics
Leader of Oglala Sioux Tribe to return to work after accident (January 15, 2013)
Bryan Brewer, the new leader of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota, is expected to return to work tomorrow after suffering injuries in a one-vehicle accident. Brewer sustained...

Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux president remains in hospital
National | Politics
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux president remains in hospital (January 11, 2013)
The following story was written and reported by Brandon Ecoffey, Native Sun News Staff Writer. All content © Native Sun News. Brewer moved to rehab By Brandon Ecoffey Native Sun...

Native Sun News: New Oglala leader announces language plan
Education | National
Native Sun News: New Oglala leader announces language plan (November 21, 2012)
The following story was written and reported by Brandon Ecoffey, Native Sun News Staff Writer. All content © Native Sun News. The Oglala Sioux Tribe’s president-elect, first-time politician Bryan Brewer,...

Native Sun News: Educator throws hat into ring at Pine Ridge
National | Politics
Native Sun News: Educator throws hat into ring at Pine Ridge (September 12, 2012)
The following story was written and reported by Native Sun News Staff. All content © Native Sun News. Bryan Brewer, Lakota Nation Invitational founder and director and longtime educator, announced...

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