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Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe schedules grand opening for new health clinic
Health
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe schedules grand opening for new health clinic (July 25, 2017)
The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal Health Clinic is preparing to offer more medical and dental services to citizens in South Dakota.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe cannabis consultant found not guilty
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Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe cannabis consultant found not guilty (May 25, 2017)
Despite the setback, South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley, a Republican, defended his decision to assert jurisdiction over activities that occurred on the reservation.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe cannabis trial opens in South Dakota
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Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe cannabis trial opens in South Dakota (May 18, 2017)
A non-Indian consultant who tried to help the tribe open a marijuana resort is being charged in state court.

Sioux Nation to President Obama: Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline
Environment | Opinion | Politics
Sioux Nation to President Obama: Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline (November 30, 2016)
Get the Army out of Indian country. Stop the oil pipeline. Protect our drinking water. Preserve our Native homeland.

CAIRNS Column: Examining the flag of the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe
Opinion
CAIRNS Column: Examining the flag of the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe (October 28, 2016)
This week we continue our examination of the nine flags of nations with reservation lands in South Dakota.

97-year-old Indian boarding school survivor still sharing his story
Education | National
97-year-old Indian boarding school survivor still sharing his story (August 19, 2016)
Sid Byrd was sent to the Genoa Indian Industrial School in Nebraska when he was just six years old.

Brandon Ecoffey: Anti-Indian fighter lurks off radar in South Dakota
Opinion
Brandon Ecoffey: Anti-Indian fighter lurks off radar in South Dakota (August 17, 2016)
Indian Country has dealt with the likes of Slade Gorton and other anti-Indian politicians but there is one who is potentially far more dangerous lurking just off the radar.

Non-Indians enter pleas in Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe marijuana case
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Non-Indians enter pleas in Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe marijuana case (August 16, 2016)
One consultant pleaded guilty to a marijuana charge while the other is contesting a charge filed by the state of South Dakota.

Charges filed in Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe marijuana operation
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Charges filed in Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe marijuana operation (August 3, 2016)
Two executives of a cannabis development company that worked with the tribe are accused of violating state marijuana laws.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe refutes claims about marijuana crop
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Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe refutes claims about marijuana crop (April 20, 2016)
President Tony Reider confirmed that all the plants were destroyed after Attorney General Marty Jackley suggested otherwise.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe still pushing for marijuana resort
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Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe still pushing for marijuana resort (February 17, 2016)
The efforts face questions at the state and federal level but council member Kenneth Weston said the tribe isn't giving up.

Oglala Sioux Tribe might ask membership about legal marijuana
Law | National | Politics
Oglala Sioux Tribe might ask membership about legal marijuana (January 28, 2016)
A fellow South Dakota tribe ran into serious obstacles after legalizing the drug on its reservation.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe won't give up plan for marijuana
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Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe won't give up plan for marijuana (November 20, 2015)
A Department of Justice policy generated a lot of interest in Indian Country but tribes remain cautious amid raids and legal concerns.

Omaha Tribe to continue with studies of marijuana and hemp
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Omaha Tribe to continue with studies of marijuana and hemp (November 10, 2015)
Chairman Vernon Miller wasn't worried about a setback for a tribe in neighboring South Dakota.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe feared raid of marijuana resort
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Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe feared raid of marijuana resort (November 10, 2015)
A meeting with Department of Justice officials in Washington, D.C., raised some significant legal issues.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe puts hold on marijuana resort
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Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe puts hold on marijuana resort (November 9, 2015)
Tribal officials remain optimistic but the decision puts a serious damper on the highly-anticipated project.

Omaha Tribe considers next steps for marijuana operation
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Omaha Tribe considers next steps for marijuana operation (November 5, 2015)
The tribe plans to work with federal and state officials in Nebraska and Iowa going forward.

Kim Patterson: Tribe makes bad call with marijuana resort
Opinion
Kim Patterson: Tribe makes bad call with marijuana resort (November 4, 2015)
Please know that the tribal members opposed to the marijuana business share your concerns regarding the ripple effect that will impact our children, our city streets, and the negative image imposed on our city.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe eyes revenues from marijuana
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Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe eyes revenues from marijuana (October 21, 2015)
President Tony Reider said the tribe's current budget only covers about 55 percent of the needs in the community

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe shows marijuana facility to lawmakers
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Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe shows marijuana facility to lawmakers (October 16, 2015)
The tribe is breaking new ground by growing the drug on the reservation and selling it to the general public.

Former chair of Crow Tribe launches cannabis development firm
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Former chair of Crow Tribe launches cannabis development firm (October 12, 2015)
CannaNative plans to help tribes develop hemp and cannabis economies.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe expects big crowd for pot kickoff
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Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe expects big crowd for pot kickoff (October 6, 2015)
Anticipation is building for the first marijuana resort in Indian Country and the United States.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe fully booked for launch of pot resort
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Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe fully booked for launch of pot resort (October 5, 2015)
All of the hotel rooms at the Royal River Casino are already booked so the tribe is adding 60 to 100 more rooms to meet the high demand.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe reports strong interest in pot resort
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Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe reports strong interest in pot resort (October 1, 2015)
The 10,000 square-foot facility -- dubbed the first-ever marijuana resort in the United States -- is due to open December 31.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe prepares for first marijuana resort
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Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe prepares for first marijuana resort (September 29, 2015)
President Anthony Reider calls the facility -- which is due to open on New Year's Eve -- an 'adult playground.'

Erin Grace: Reservation boarding school promotes tribal culture
Education | Opinion
Erin Grace: Reservation boarding school promotes tribal culture (September 21, 2015)
The existence of a boarding school for Native Americans may seem anachronistic in the 21st century.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe offers tours of marijuana facility
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Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe offers tours of marijuana facility (September 15, 2015)
Gov. Dennis Daugaard (R) and state lawmakers have been invited to the reservation on October 16.

Tribes taking it slow when it comes to legalization of marijuana
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Tribes taking it slow when it comes to legalization of marijuana (September 8, 2015)
Only two tribes -- the Pinoleville Pomo Nation and the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe -- have taken concrete steps to grow and sell the drug.

Passamaquoddy Tribe takes a step toward marijuana cultivation
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Passamaquoddy Tribe takes a step toward marijuana cultivation (September 1, 2015)
A letter of intent was signed with a company that is helping the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe of South Dakota develop marijuana.

Lake named for war secretary who pushed for removal of tribes
Environment
Lake named for war secretary who pushed for removal of tribes (September 1, 2015)
Tribal members want the body of water in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to return to its Dakota name of Bde Maka Ska, or White Earth Lake.

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe considers petition to legalize hemp
Law | National | Politics
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe considers petition to legalize hemp (August 31, 2015)
Chase Iron Eyes, a prominent attorney and activist, is collecting signatures in hopes of forcing a reservation-wide vote on the issue.

Native Nation Events to host marijuana conference next month
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Native Nation Events to host marijuana conference next month (August 12, 2015)
The Native American Marijuana and Hemp Conference & Expo takes place September 9-10 at the Harrah's Resort Southern California.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe getting ready to sell marijuana
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Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe getting ready to sell marijuana (August 5, 2015)
Plans call for a 15,000 square-foot consumption lounge to be open in early December.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe claims DOJ support for marijuana
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Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe claims DOJ support for marijuana (July 29, 2015)
The tribe plans to start selling marijuana for medicinal and recreational purposes by the end of the year.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe expects big profits on marijuana
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Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe expects big profits on marijuana (July 16, 2015)
The tribe anticipates in $2 million in monthly profits once the operation gets off the ground later this year.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe in talks with state on marijuana
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Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe in talks with state on marijuana (July 15, 2015)
Attorney General Marty Jackley continues to argue that non-Indians can't use marijuana in Indian Country.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe will keep close watch on marijuana
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Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe will keep close watch on marijuana (July 9, 2015)
A cannabis development company working with the tribe promises strong security at the marijuana consumption facility.

Tribes urged to proceed with caution in new marijuana industry
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Tribes urged to proceed with caution in new marijuana industry (July 8, 2015)
Tribes should get written assurances from authorities before cultivating marijuana, an Indian law attorney said.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe shares details of marijuana grow
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Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe shares details of marijuana grow (June 24, 2015)
The tribe is working with Monarch America, a cannabis development firm that includes Robert Shepherd, the former chairman of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate.

South Dakota official claims non-Indians can't use marijuana
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South Dakota official claims non-Indians can't use marijuana (June 23, 2015)
Attorney General Marty Jackley believes the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe can't legalize the drug for non-Indian consumers.

Editorial: Marijuana won't benefit Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe
Opinion
Editorial: Marijuana won't benefit Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe (June 22, 2015)
Reservations should strongly consider what, exactly, they're getting into before legalizing marijuana growth and use.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe to sell marijuana by end of year
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Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe to sell marijuana by end of year (June 17, 2015)
South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley is warning that non-Indians who consume marijuana on the reservation face prosecution.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe moves forward with legal marijuana
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Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe moves forward with legal marijuana (June 16, 2015)
The tribe will grow marijuana and sell it for medicinal and recreational use on the reservation.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe plans to create police department
Law | Politics
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe plans to create police department (June 9, 2015)
The tribe had a joint law enforcement agreement with the city of Flandreau for 15 years but has decided to go its own way.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe issues statement on marijuana
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Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe issues statement on marijuana (May 13, 2015)
The tribe has not legalized marijuana or hemp but the idea alone is already generating opposition.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe to launch marijuana business
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Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe to launch marijuana business (May 12, 2015)
The South Dakota tribe is the first in the state to publicly announce plans to enter the growing industry.

Former chairwoman of Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe passes away
National
Former chairwoman of Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe passes away (April 9, 2015)
Judith Peterson served one term as chair of the South Dakota tribe, from 1987 to 1990.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe donates $10K to local food pantry
National
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe donates $10K to local food pantry (November 25, 2014)
The tribe heard about need for donations and was happy to help, President Tony Reider said.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe sues South Dakota over sales tax
Business | Law
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe sues South Dakota over sales tax (November 20, 2014)
The state refused to renew the tribe's liquor licenses because the tribe won't collect a tax on the sale of liquor to non-Indians.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe re-elects Anthony Reider as chair
Politics
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe re-elects Anthony Reider as chair (August 5, 2014)
Tribal members also elected Gordon Jones as secretary over the incumbent.

South Dakota board weighs new  names   for  'Squaw Creek'
Environment
South Dakota board weighs new names for 'Squaw Creek' (August 29, 2013)
The South Dakota Board of Geographic Names is considering new names for Squaw Creek in Moody County.

Opinion: Introducing Flandreau Santee Sioux youth to buffalo
Opinion
Opinion: Introducing Flandreau Santee Sioux youth to buffalo (January 17, 2012)
"This is one project I’d love to see the animal activists try to attack. For years, the Flandreau Santee Sioux tribe in South Dakota maintained a herd of bison on...

Flandreau Santee Sioux  students  use  bison as  a food source
Education | Health
Flandreau Santee Sioux students use bison as a food source (January 13, 2012)
Young members of the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe of South Dakota are learning how to rely on bison, one of the primary sources of food for their ancestors. The tribe...

Indian veterans   discuss issues  at South Dakota conference
Health | National
Indian veterans discuss issues at South Dakota conference (January 10, 2012)
Indian veterans and tribal leaders are meeting in South Dakota this week to discuss their concerns. Dennis Quigley, a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe who served in the Iraq...

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe's oldest member marks 100th
National
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe's oldest member marks 100th (August 31, 2011)
The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe of South Dakota celebrated the 100th birthday of its oldest member. Lillian Beane was born on August 27, 1911, on the reservation. She attended...

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