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How a young Chinese filmmaker comes to create movies in Lakota Territory that are loved both here at home and at festivals worldwide is anybody’s guess
The Rider, a film set on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, is garnering favorable news coverage and reviews.
A Lower Brule Sioux basketball player has been invited to play in Australia for the Down Under Sports 30th annual basketball tournament in July.
The Canadian firm behind the Keystone XL Pipeline remains committed to the controversial project amid opposition in Indian Country.
More than a dozen water protectors are calling the Wiconi Un Tipi Camp on the Lower Brule Sioux Reservation home.
The Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate has once again been impacted by a large spill of oil from the Keystone Pipeline in South Dakota.
The Wiconi Un Tipi Camp is strategically located on the Lower Brule Sioux Reservation to block the path of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
A senior official in charge of a federal loan guarantee program resigned after ProPublica reported his prior role in obtaining a guarantee under the same program as part of a deal that failed.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has seen its first casualty of the Trump era with the resignation of a senior official whose connection to a failed loan generated renewed scrutiny.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is making changes to a business loan program that has faced renewed scrutiny under the Trump administration.
A government watchdog found irregularities in a loan guarantee arranged by Gavin Clarkson for an Indian tribe. Now Clarkson is in charge of the program that is on the hook for the mess.
A Bureau of Indian Affairs official who was hired by the Trump administration to work on economic development issues is linked to a failed loan for the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe.
An audit uncovered $1.4 million in questionable spending but the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe is only repaying $54,190 to the federal government.
An investigation uncovered $1.4 million in questionable costs but the tribe and the Bureau of Reclamation whittled down the number.
The blossoming Lower Brule High School basketball program is looking to make a splash at this year's Lakota Nation Invitational.
Get the Army out of Indian country. Stop the oil pipeline. Protect our drinking water. Preserve our Native homeland.
This week we wrap up our examination of the nine flags of nations with reservation lands in South Dakota.
For decades the Kul Wicasa Oyate of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe held the reputation of being one of the most successful tribes on the Northern Plains.
Offers went out to nearly 4,000 landowners on the reservation in South Dakota.
The South Dakota has suffered from toil ever since the passing of its longtime chairman, Michael Jandreau.
The red cedar trees are interfering with grazing areas so they will be removed over the next four years with support from the Department of Agriculture StrikeForce program.
The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission determined that a certification request filed by the oil giant Transcanada to construct the Keystone XL pipeline is valid.
Faith Begay of the Lower Brule Sioux Reservation in South Dakota is a very dynamic Native graduate student who earned her Master of Public Policy degree from Duke University.
The council chose Lewis Grass Rope as the tribe's new leader but the decision is being questioned on the reservation.
According to Katherin Grounds, Senior Advisor on Tribal Relations for the Land Buy-Back Program, landowners with fractionated interests at Lower Brule will receive their offers in 2016.
Vice Chairman Kevin Wright, who claims he is acting as chair, remains at odds with allies of the late Michael Jandreau.
Acting Chairman Kevin Wright announced that the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe has missed the deadline for administering their Cobell Land Buy Back program.
A divided panel of the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the legality of a search where tribal officers found the drug.
Storms struck the Crow Creek Sioux Reservation and the Lower Brule Sioux Reservation over the weekend.
Vice Chairman Kevin Wright, who has declared himself to be the leader of the tribe, requested the visit.
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.
Vice Chairman Kevin Wright assumed the tribe's top post shortly before the death of longtime Chairman Michael Jandreau.
Acting Chairman Kevin Wright is making the tribe's opposition to the pipeline clear following the passing of the late Michael Jandreau.
Michael B. Jandreau, the visionary leader of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe in South Dakota for almost 40 years, passed away last month at the age of 71.
The meeting was the first since the passing of Chairman Michael Jandreau, who died on April 3 after leading the tribe for 36 years.
Some of the speakers talked of Michael Jandreau as if he were a giant. In the sense of history, perhaps he was.
Hundreds attended the funeral of Michael Jandreau, who led his people for 36 years.
Big changes are in store for the tribe with the passing of Chairman Michael Jandreau, who led his people for 36 years.
Michael Jandreau, who humbly attributed his enduring success as leader of the Kul Wicasa Oyate for more than 35 years to the people themselves, has made his journey to the spirit world.
We will remember Michael Jandreau's vision, his humility, selflessness, intellectual brilliance, talent for attracting people of special ability to serve with him, his probing questions of experts, and his special ability to inspire.
Michael Jandreau was hailed as a promoter of economic development and stability on the reservation.
Chairman Michael Jandreau, 71, had been hospitalized since last Friday. Vice Chairman Kevin Wright has asserted control over the tribe.
Chairman Michael Jandreau, 71, has led his people for 36 years but his management style has put him at odds with some council members.
A tribal attorney said the longtime leader is suffering complications from pneumonia and has been a hospital since Friday.
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.
Council members will be held in contempt if they fail to attend the next meeting.
The report accuses Lower Brule tribal officials of diverting $25 million in public funding into a 'black hole.'
An attorney for the tribe said the issue, dating back to 1994, has been resolved.
Michael Jandreau has been in charge for 36 years.
A report from Human Rights Watch accused tribal leaders of failing to account for about $25 million in federal funds.
Our reporters and members of this editorial board have traveled to the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe and have seen the poverty-stricken area.
Chairman Michael Jandreau said the tribe was exploring its legal options after the release of the Human Rights Watch report.
Critics are taking aim at Chairman Michael Jandreau, who has led the tribe for 36 years.
The annual Dakota 38+2 Memorial Ride is evidence of the power of the seventh generation to lead under the healing powers of the Sunka Wakan Oyate.
This memorial ride is to honor the 38+2 Native Americans hanged as a result of the Dakota War of 1862.
Donika Gonzalez was found guilty of first degree manslaughter and one count of aggravated assault in the death of Mason Naser.
A letter that ties the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe of South Dakota to the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline is only a contingency, Vice Chairman Boyd Gourneau said.
Critics of TransCanada Corp.’s proposal to cross Lakota Territory with the Keystone XL Pipeline revealed a paper trail April 3, which exposed the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe’s disposition to cooperate with the project.
The Lower Brule Sioux Tribe of South Dakota is being questioned over its stance on the Keystone XL Pipeline.