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The Sioux have known these soft trees and have considered them relatives for thousands of years
Despite opposition from tribal leaders, bills to shield South Dakota from costs of conflicts over the Keystone XL Pipeline sailed through the state Legislature.
Tribes are battling the Trump administration over protections for the sacred grizzly bear.
Controversial changes to a program that helps tribal citizens obtain telephone, cell phone and internet service are on hold thanks to court action.
Referring to tribes’ lawsuit to protect the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem’s grizzly bears, Crow Creek Sioux Chairman Brandon Sazue noted that a top lawmaker is on their side.
Two teams from the Pine Ridge Reservation, plus another from the Crow Creek Reservation, are in the South Dakota boys basketball tournament.
Great Plains tribal leaders, at a meeting with U.S. Forest Service personnel on November 21, fired a barrage of constitutional arguments against proposed federal permitting of new gold exploration in the Black Hills.
Tribes in the United States and First Nations in Canada are calling for place name changes at Yellowstone National Park.
Lisa Heth bought a rundown motel and transformed it into a shelter for sex trafficking victims, Mary Annette Pember reports.
The Crow Tribe, the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe, the Northern Cheyenne Tribe and Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, along with tribal religious leaders, are fighting the Trump administration's decision to lift protections for Yellowstone grizzly bears.
Get the Army out of Indian country. Stop the oil pipeline. Protect our drinking water. Preserve our Native homeland.
Crow Creek Sioux Chairman Brandon Sazue says his tribe understands that all area tribes will be impacted a $200 million lawsuit against the federal government for Missouri River water rights.
Crow Creek Sioux Tribe Chairman Brandon Sazue has a message for the state of South Dakota.
The land consolidation fund is set to run out of money in the middle of the forthcoming Trump presidential administration.
This week we continue our examination of the nine flags of nations with reservation lands in South Dakota.
The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe is cutting ties -- and funding -- with the South Dakota Highway Patrol due to its involvement in #NoDAPL crackdowns.
The Crow Creek Tribe recently started water rights litigation, asking for both money damages as well as a request for a ruling quantifying the tribe’s reserved surface water rights.
Native voters in South Dakota went for Bernie Sanders while their counterparts in New Mexico supported Hillary Clinton.
Brandon Sazue previously served as chairman of the South Dakota tribe from 2008-2010 and again from 2012-2014.
The murals on the walls of the Shear Howe arena in Mobridge, South Dakota, reveal an invaluable perspective of American Indian life shortly after contact with the Wasicus.
The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe, the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe raised $9 million to purchase 2,022 acres are Pe' Sla in South Dakota.
Despite a Davison County coroner’s report declaring Janie McDougal’s cause of death a homicide, a jury made up of nine white men and three white women found her husband not guilty of first-degree murder.
Vernon Ashley led the tribe when it adopted its first constitution and when it was forced to give up most of its best lands along the Missouri River.
Brian Iron Boulder pleaded guilty to attempted murder for stabbing Superintendent Patrick Duffy on the Crow Creek Sioux Reservation in South Dakota in March.
Attorney General Marty Jackley took credit for an arrest dating back to a criminal complaint filed in 2002 that itself was linked to an election-related crime in 1999.
Several homes were destroyed and one person lost their life when a storm with no warning tore through the Crow Creek Indian Reservation on June 19.
Brian Iron Boulder admitted he went to the BIA office on the Crow Creek Sioux Reservation with the intent of killing superintendent Patrick Duffy.
Derek Kennedy admitted that he assaulted his domestic partner and a Bureau of Indian Affairs police officer.
Storms struck the Crow Creek Sioux Reservation and the Lower Brule Sioux Reservation over the weekend.
Twelve Tribal Nations have called on Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to remove the US Fish and Wildlife Service’s Grizzly Bear Recovery Coordinator, Dr. Chris Servheen, after questioning his 'fitness to participate in this process.'
As the last names of this year’s graduates were announced in Chamberlain you could hear the drum group singers gain strength with this year's honor song.
Patrick Duffy, the superintendent on the Crow Creek Sioux Reservation, has made a full recovery.
Members of the vast Dakota Sioux diaspora met on a gray Memorial Day to remember a series of events that occurred 152 years ago: a war, an imprisonment, a mass execution and an expulsion from an ancestral home.
James Short Bear went on a crime spree last year, stealing from the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe, the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe and the U.S. Postal Service.
Patrick Duffy, the superintendent on the Crow Creek Sioux Reservation in South Dakota, is expected to make a full recovery.
Patrick Duffy, a member of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe, was stabbed in the back with a knife. The alleged assailant is a 51-year-old man.
Patrick Duffy, the superintendent at the BIA agency on the Crow Creek Sioux Reservation in South Dakota, was stabbed in his office with a knife.
Greg Grey Cloud was arrested for singing a Lakota song as the Senate rejected a bill to approve the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.
In the wake of a recent Native American coup in Congress over the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline proposal, Sen. John Thune threatened a Republican Party backlash next year.
With sorrow, we acknowledged that making money using Indians as pitiful, poverty stricken and helpless people has been a profitable endeavor for non-Indian institutions.
Young activist was thanking the lawmakers who rejected a bill to approve the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.
Greg Grey Cloud, who was wearing a headdress, started singing loudly and was forcefully removed from the Senate gallery.
Democrat Rick Weiland got the most votes on five reservations but Republican Mike Rounds made a strong showing everywhere else in the state.
Members of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe face difficulties if they want to participate in early voting in Buffalo County.
Despite a letter coming from one of the biggest names in civil rights, the Chamberlain School Board still reaffirms its stand that the topic of an honoring song for graduates will 'never' be allowed at their meetings.
The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe of South Dakota holds its 152nd annual powwow this weekend.
Applications come amid tribal complaints about too many Indian children in non-Indian homes.
In what is being called an alliance of tribes, rural neighbors, and landowners, united in a prayer of protection for the land, a Spirit Camp is planned as a demonstration of the spiritual will of the people.
The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe, facing a new election season this year, has created what many hope will be a ripple effect
The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe of South Dakota has eliminated a residency requirement for its elections.
The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe reached an agreement to share sex offender data with the state of South Dakota.
The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe of South Dakota is offering a $1,000 for information about a break-in and vandalism at a church on the reservation.
The state of South Dakota has agreed to open early voting offices on reservations.
For the second time in two years the Chamberlain School Board voted against the inclusion of a traditional honor song during the end of the year graduation ceremony.
The public school board in Chamberlain, South Dakota, again refused to allow an honor song to performed at this year's high school graduation ceremony.
Shoni Schimmel, along with her mother and father, traveled to South Dakota to share her story with Native Americans who were inspired by her and her sister during the Women’s NCAA Basketball Championships.
The South Dakota Board of Elections had decided not to endorse the idea of using federal funds to establish voting sites in the Native American communities.
A proposal to open satellite voting offices on reservations saw resistance from the South Dakota Board of Elections.
The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe and the Department of Agriculture signed agreement to streamline homeownership on the reservation.
The recent announcement of a plan for a model joint public-utility authority in Indian country focused attention on Native Nations’ resolve to 'unleash the powers of the wind' for energy security and tribal gain.