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It should not be up to the tribes of South Dakota to fill out applications hoping to be accepted as riders in the Buffalo Roundup.
It would be one of the happiest days of my life and I am sure in the life of many Lakota elder to see Lakota warriors dressed in their finest apparel riding across the He Sapa.
Relations between the tribes and the State of South Dakota have improved over the last 27 years.
I continue to be appalled at the apparent ignorance of South Dakota's Gov. Dennis Daugaard when it comes to the thousands of Lakota, Nakota, and Dakota living within the borders of the state he governs.
The Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup will never bring a sense of true history to South Dakota until the original people are allowed to participate.
To deny our warriors the right not to join in a roundup that has our history written all over it is to deny our history.
Sen. John Thune (R-South Dakota) called on Donald Trump to drop out but says he will vote for him as president.
Lakota elder Basil Brave Heart remains positive and pragmatic about the situation.
In a situation where South Dakota could have taken the lead in building a bridge toward racial harmony, its leaders have chosen to whine.
The old name for Black Elk Peak came from a general who committed a massacre of the Lakota people and held women and children hostage.
Gov. Dennis Daugaard (R) is claiming that his remarks to the Rosebud Sioux Tribe were 'his personal opinion' and were separate from the state's opposition to a land-into-trust application for a sacred site.
At one point the federal government saw fit that all Indigenous people needed to be watched over by agency superintendents.
It’s been 200 years since a couple of white men traveled across the country referring to members of the Native American tribes they encountered as 'children' and advising them what would be in their best interests for their long-term future.
South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard stopped by the Rosebud Sioux Tribal Council’s April 21 meeting to discuss a number of issues -- including his appeal of Pe' Sla’s trust status designation.
Although South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard's most recent comments to the Rosebud Sioux Tribal Council regarding Pe' Sla have grabbed the headlines, it is the legal filings in the matter that illuminate the state's opposition to the land being transferred into trust status.
South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard (R) seems to have heavily weighed the merits of Medicaid expansion prior to announcing that he would not pursue it during this legislative session.
The controversial bill would have barred transgendered public school students in South Dakota from using the bathroom or locker room of their choice.
The controversial measure bars transgendered public school students from using the bathroom or locker room of their choice.
Fifteen Lakota veterans who fought in the Korean War veterans were honored with the Korean Ambassador of Peace medal.
The fact of the matter is that the people of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation deserve a functioning economy.
The Medicaid expansion debate in South Dakota is incredibly intriguing when looked at from the perspective of tribal nations.
Gov. Dennis Daugaard is set to expand Medicaid in South Dakota but the hold up is determining who will pay for the medical costs of Lakota people.
Many brilliant officials and scholars, Indian and non-Indian alike, suggest the impoverished home life and historical trauma makes it impossible for Indian students to perform well, which certainly is truthful, but this is an excuse and nothing short of a terrible bail-out because never is there a serious mention to change the learning institutions.
It may seem that the Senate race in the state is the only game in town, but that may be changing as the South Dakota gubernatorial race heats up.
Newspaper calls on state of South Dakota to work with tribes to set up their own child welfare programs.
South Dakota Tribal Affairs Secretary J.R. LaPlante said he didn't attend an ICWA summit because he received an invitation at the "last minute."
Dakota Rural Action Black Hills Chapter members and allies announced on May 29 that they are entreating South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard to change the hearing date and location for Powertech's permit application.
South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard (R) says he has worked to improve relationships with the state's tribes. Daugaard told The Mitchell Daily Republic that he has met with each of...
Republican Gov. Dennis Daugaard does not support expanding Medicaid benefits to thousands of poverty-stricken South Dakotans
South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard (R) said NPR's investigation into Indian Child Welfare Act cases was inaccurate and biased. Daugaard said he didn't learn anything useful from the series, which...
The South Dakota Board of Education approved new standards that will help public schools develop curriculum to teach about Indian culture and history. The Oceti Sakowin Essential Understandings and Standards...
The following story was written and reported by Aly Duncan Neely. All content © Native Sun News. The newly appointed South Dakota Secretary of Tribal Relations, J.R. LaPlante, at a...
South Dakota's first Secretary of Tribal Relations hopes to forge more open relationships in Indian Country. Leroy "J.R." LaPlante, a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, was appointed to...
South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard (R) will start holding one-on-one meetings with tribal leaders. Daugaard said he has plans to meet with four tribal leaders in June. He said he...
South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard (R) is promising to name someone as his secretary of tribal relations in the next two to three weeks, The Rapid City Journal reports. Daugaard...