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Kim Daniels’ long wait for a coronavirus stimulus check has been frustrating for the 59-year-old Lakota grandmother.
Among COVID-19’s disruptions are bare supermarket shelves and items available yesterday but nowhere to be found today. As you seek ways to replace them, you can look to Native gardens for ideas and inspiration.
Businesses have been changing ways of operation and avenues of income from day to day during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tribal leaders across America are at these moments of this early spring, gathering their people to talk of decisions to be made that will not be business as usual.
A standoff over safety and sovereignty is intensifying in South Dakota.
Like small businesses across Indian Country, Native Sun News Today, felt, and is still feeling, the impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic.
Ronald 'Isaac' Neiss, Sicangu Lakota, figured he would not be eligible for a $1,200 stimulus check under the U.S. government’s coronavirus relief program.
As the coronavirus continues to impact meat processing plants nationwide, farmers and ranchers in Indian Country will continue asking for help with their growing backlog.
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem should commend the checkpoints implemented by tribes to protect their nations from a COVID-19 outbreak, not condemn them with threats of legal action.
Kristi Noem knows absolutely nothing about the history of the Indian people residing in the state she governs.
With coronavirus cases rising all around their communities, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and the Oglala Sioux Tribe are standing firm against a threat from the governor of South Dakota.
As a retired World War II army nurse and former Indian Health Service Director of Nursing, I know how fragile and precious life is.
Even after a federal judge revoked permission for Keystone XL Pipeline construction across unceded treaty territory, the Canadian builder was still proceeding with work.
Indian nations and tribes are the original American sovereigns. Our Creator blessed us with life and liberty.
President Julian Bear Runner is being accused of driving while intoxicated and verbal assault as he continues to lead COVID-19 response efforts for the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
It took a major pandemic for the total incompetence of Donald Trump to surface.
President Julian Bear Runner admitted to being arrested this weekend, though he declined to say what charges he is facing as he continues to lead COVID-19 response efforts for the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
Alaska Native corporations were among the first in line for an $8 billion coronavirus relief fund, preliminary data obtained by Indianz.Com shows, confirming fears of tribes in the lower 48 about for-profit entities receiving a share of money promised to their governments.
With a major assist from the Trump administration, Alaska Native corporations are poised to claim a large share of an $8 billion coronavirus relief fund despite not being tribal governments.
We apologize to our readers for not publishing for 2 weeks, but we have several employees with diabetes and other illnesses that make them very vulnerable to the coronavirus.
Ruth Cedar Face was getting ready to make dinner when one of her children came into the house and said there was a fire. It was at the KILI radio station.
Just as our lives changed forever in 1945 so too will the lives of today’s children.
With additional federal funds on the table, tribes continue to press the Trump administration to ensure their communities aren't left out of relief efforts as the coronavirus spreads among their people.
As coronavirus cases across America continue to surge, tribal leaders are taking dramatic steps to ensure the safety of their people and those they serve.
The Trump administration finally announced plans to distribute much-needed funding to Indian Country as the number of coronavirus cases continues to grow in communities that have long been underserved by the federal government.
The coronavirus continues to wreak social and economic havoc in Indian County, with tribes curtailing their operations as the first cases are confirmed in their communities.
I know my complaining is not going to improve my situation. I’m not even going to rely on our 'tribal' government to help in this matter.
A Lakota mother is angry: 'It's our traditional way to not cut our hair, unless for ceremonial purposes. STOP CUTTING THEIR HAIR!'
Indigenous matriarchs are being recognized as the nation celebrates Women's History Month.
Voters of the Oglala Sioux Tribe want to legalize marijuana, but not alcohol, on the Pine Ridge Reservation, according to the unofficial results.
President Julian Bear Runner took action following news of coronavirus cases in South Dakota and learning of a lack of test kits at the Indian Health Service.
Traditional healers from the Pine Ridge Reservation are helping keep drug defendants out of prison in South Dakota.
Concerns about the coronavirus are growing in tribal communities as advocates warn that $40 million isn't nearly enough to prevent the spread of the disease among urban and reservation Indians.
The first annual Native American Elite Middle and High School Basketball Nationals is taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Citizens of the Oglala Sioux Tribe are weighing two big issues this week.
When Charles Trimble first showed up at the boarding school on the Pine Ridge Reservation, he was dropped off by his mother.
What do our non-Lakota neighbors know about life here on the Pine Ridge?
The Lakota Food Summit drew hundreds of us to talk about how to eat, how to cook, how to pay attention to the environment and how to engage in plantings and harvesting of foods that sustained our ancestors for centuries.
Everybody who came to the Holy Rosary Mission Boarding School on the Pine Ridge Reservation worked.
Building sustainable communities is the antidote to fear of a changing climate.
Motives are often deliberately obscured by the non-Indian community that cannot bear to look at its own history concerning Indian-White hostility.
A new high school is opening on the Pine Ridge Reservation in the fall of 2020.
The Oglala Sioux Tribe doesn't accept donations from oil companies but that didn't stop one district from cashing a $50,000 Keystone XL Pipeline check.
We saw other Lakota families working in the beet fields in the summer of 1949.
Native Americans have always been pushed aside when it came to abiding by the dictates of the U.S. Constitution and now the rest of America can get a taste of how that feels.
'This project will bring nearly 200 badly needed jobs to Pine Ridge,' landowner Lynn Rapp says.
An official statement barring forbidden levels of uranium in drinking water caused turmoil, but the supply has been capped by the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
A bill to establish charter schools that focus on tribal language and culture is moving forward in South Dakota.