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Ivan Star Comes Out: Our people should be celebrating Native American Day
Opinion
Ivan Star Comes Out: Our people should be celebrating Native American Day (November 1, 2017)
For the surviving Oceti Sakowin (Seven Council Fires) descendants, the significance of Native American Day in South Dakota should equal or surpass the annual Oglala Nation Powwow.

Native Sun News Today: Rapid City turns out for Native American Day parade
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Native Sun News Today: Rapid City turns out for Native American Day parade (October 11, 2017)
Few people recognize that a remarkable thing happened when South Dakota proclaimed 1990 as the 'Year of Reconciliation" between the first Americans and more recent arrivals.

Dennis Daugaard: South Dakota has cause to celebrate on Native American Day
Opinion
Dennis Daugaard: South Dakota has cause to celebrate on Native American Day (October 9, 2017)
Relations between the tribes and the State of South Dakota have improved over the last 27 years.

Tim Giago: South Dakota governor remains ignorant of state's Indian history
Opinion
Tim Giago: South Dakota governor remains ignorant of state's Indian history (October 9, 2017)
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.

John Thune: Celebrating the Native Americans who have shaped our identity
Opinion
John Thune: Celebrating the Native Americans who have shaped our identity (October 5, 2017)
On the second Monday in October, South Dakotans uniquely celebrate Native American Day to recognize and honor the Lakota, Dakota, and Nakota people who have shaped our state’s identity.

Clara Caufield: A growing movement for Indigenous People's Day
Opinion
Clara Caufield: A growing movement for Indigenous People's Day (October 14, 2016)
American Indian Day is wonderful, but another idea is taking hold across the country.

Editorial: Businesses can't continue to ignore Native American Day
Business | Opinion
Editorial: Businesses can't continue to ignore Native American Day (October 13, 2016)
It happens every year and we have been fighting it for 26 year now.

Cronkite News: Moving beyond a holiday named for an explorer
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Cronkite News: Moving beyond a holiday named for an explorer (October 12, 2016)
Elvira Bitsoi, principal at a school on the Navajo Nation: 'As a people, we’ve moved on from Columbus.'

Kristi Noem: Addressing the many challenges in Indian Country
Opinion | Politics
Kristi Noem: Addressing the many challenges in Indian Country (October 10, 2016)
The challenges ahead are undeniable, but I’m confident even the most daunting hurdles will be overcome.

John Thune: Celebrating the contributions of our tribal nations
Opinion
John Thune: Celebrating the contributions of our tribal nations (October 6, 2016)
South Dakotans celebrate Native American Day as a way to recognize and pay tribute to the unique and traditional cultures of the Lakota, Dakota, and Nakota nations.

Native Sun News Today: Rapid City hosts Native American Day
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Native Sun News Today: Rapid City hosts Native American Day (September 14, 2016)
The Native American Day Parade will be held in Rapid City on Saturday, October 8.

Native Sun News: Year of Reconciliation marks 26th anniversary
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Native Sun News: Year of Reconciliation marks 26th anniversary (June 22, 2016)
South Dakota still remains the only state to celebrate a state-sanctioned holiday to honor Native Americans.

Dana Lone Elk: We are here and we are not going anywhere
Opinion
Dana Lone Elk: We are here and we are not going anywhere (October 21, 2015)
I was recently asked why we think we need a Native American Day?

Native Sun News: Native American Day parade makes history
National
Native Sun News: Native American Day parade makes history (October 15, 2015)
Hundreds of families lined the streets of downtown Rapid City on Saturday morning for the Celebrating Native American Day Parade to support the 55 floats in celebration of the South Dakota State holiday.

Tim Giago: Standing tall for Native American Day in South Dakota
Opinion
Tim Giago: Standing tall for Native American Day in South Dakota (September 15, 2014)
An unprecedented event happened in South Dakota 24 years ago, an event that has not been duplicated by any other state.

Tim Giago: Some  in South Dakota still observing  Columbus Day
Opinion
Tim Giago: Some in South Dakota still observing Columbus Day (November 5, 2013)
There is a holiday that comes around every October in 49 states, but not in South Dakota. That holiday is, of course, Columbus Day.

Sen. Thune: South Dakota celebrates Native American culture
Opinion
Sen. Thune: South Dakota celebrates Native American culture (October 14, 2013)
Each year, people gather across the state on Native American Day to celebrate the rich traditions and culture of the Lakota, Dakota, and Nakota people.

Editorial: Take pride in  Native American Day in South Dakota
Opinion
Editorial: Take pride in Native American Day in South Dakota (September 10, 2013)
South Dakota’s citizens have never really taken pride in the fact that they are residents of a state that is the only one of the 50 that has a state holiday named Native American Day.

John Thune: Celebrating Native American Day in South Dakota
Opinion
John Thune: Celebrating Native American Day in South Dakota (October 3, 2011)
The following is the opinion of Sen. John Thune (R-South Dakota). At the urging of the late Governor George Mickelson, the South Dakota legislature voted in 1989 to establish Native...

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