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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.
When I grew up on the reservation, I had a grandfather who loaded up the kids and drove us into the white man’s town. Those were the best of times!
Throughout the 85-year history of an expertly disguised extension of federal authority, we 'savages' were never ever truly 'free.'
A Lakota warning helped pass a resolution opposing large-scale gold prospecting in the sacred Black Hills of South Dakota.
The looming construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline through unceded treaty territory drew plenty of attention during the first two weeks of the 2020 South Dakota Legislature.
I tell all writers then and now, if you come out to Indian Country to write about us, do your damned homework.
An impressive lineup of presenters is slated for the first annual Lakota Food Summit.
Oglala Sioux Tribe members will vote in March on whether marijuana should be legalized on the Pine Ridge Reservation and whether alcohol should be served in its casinos.
A tribal community was the victim of a scam that took advantage of the abject poverty that grips much of the Pine Ridge Reservation.
Let’s stop fighting each other simply because it has not benefited anyone, especially our Native students.
The Republican regime in South Dakota has an intolerable regime for those who have a stake in the control of people and animals for profit.
The state of South Dakota has agreed to pay $350,000 to Native American job applicants as part of a settlement negotiated by the federal government.
A tribal bond scheme that defrauded unwitting investors of more than $60 million attracted attention because of a high profile name connected to it.
Tribes with treaty rights affected by the Keystone XL Pipeline continue to contest water permits for the controversial project.
Indigenous people have been subjected to a disparaging existence on the Great Plains and in the He Sapa (Black Hills) for decades.
It is hard enough to do economic development on rural isolated Indian reservations without having falsehoods on top of the fraud.
An economic development corporation on the Pine Ridge Reservation is back in the news in connection with some allegedly fraudulent dealings.
The Cheyenne River Youth Project threw its doors open to reservation youth on New Year’s Eve.
I often write that the more things change in Indian Country the more they stay the same.
As Native students bounced basketballs and veterans carrying flags lined up for grand entry, a documentary film crew took to the court to honor the late Rick Hill, a leader from the Oneida Nation.
On December 29, 1890, my grandmother Sophie was just a few miles away from the slaughter at Wounded Knee. She actually witnessed a troop of soldiers ride on to the school grounds where she worked and noticed that some of them still had blood on their uniforms.
What a difference a strong nominee makes when it comes to Indian Country's health and wellness.
An unrelenting season of disastrous weather events has wreaked havoc on the transportation infrastructure on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation.
Accused of creating a hostile work environment, Darla Black was removed as vice president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.