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Top Interior nominee contradicts President Trump on 'race' and tribal programsFiled Under: Law | National | Politics | Trust
Top Interior nominee contradicts President Trump on 'race' and tribal programs (May 19, 2017)
With the president raising doubts about funding for Indian programs, tribal leaders are worried that his words will be used against them.
Native Sun News Today: Lakota youth set up beekeeping businessFiled Under: Business | Environment | National
Native Sun News Today: Lakota youth set up beekeeping business (April 26, 2017)
Lakota youth hope beekeeping will provide opportunity for the Sicangu Oyate.
Mary Annette Pember: Native women work with youth offenders on Rosebud Sioux ReservationFiled Under: Law | National
Mary Annette Pember: Native women work with youth offenders on Rosebud Sioux Reservation (March 24, 2017)
The White Buffalo Calf Woman Society sets a path for redemption for Native youth sex offenders.
Indian lawmaker resigns after being charged for child prostitutionFiled Under: Law | Politics
Indian lawmaker resigns after being charged for child prostitution (March 23, 2017)
Ralph Shortey, a citizen of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, had served in the Oklahoma Senate since 2010.
Indian lawmaker charged in child prostitution case in OklahomaFiled Under: Law | Politics
Indian lawmaker charged in child prostitution case in Oklahoma (March 16, 2017)
Sen. Ralph Shortey (R), who is Rosebud Sioux, was allegedly found in a motel on March 9 with a 17-year-old male.
Native Sun News Today: Tribes resume fight against Keystone XL permit in South DakotaFiled Under: Environment | Law | National
Native Sun News Today: Tribes resume fight against Keystone XL permit in South Dakota (March 13, 2017)
Controversial pipeline would transport foreign oil, made with foreign steel, to foreign countries.
Native Sun News Today: Indian Child Welfare Act fight continues as South Dakota appeals lawsuitFiled Under: Law | National
Native Sun News Today: Indian Child Welfare Act fight continues as South Dakota appeals lawsuit (January 25, 2017)
For those who’ve lost children to a system that steals their identity, culture and connection to their families, and then subjects them to a system where many may languish unconnected for decades, the Indian Child Welfare Act appeared to be a Godsend.
Vi Waln: Rosebud Sioux community steps up to help those in needFiled Under: Opinion
Vi Waln: Rosebud Sioux community steps up to help those in need (January 24, 2017)
The holiday season is generally a hard one for many of us.
Lakota Country Times: Another year of big news in Lakota territory Filed Under: National
Lakota Country Times: Another year of big news in Lakota territory (January 19, 2017)
Over the course of the last year Lakota Country has witnessed several events of a historical nature that will have a lasting impact.
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud Sioux Tribe opens homeless shelterFiled Under: National
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud Sioux Tribe opens homeless shelter (January 18, 2017)
The opening of a shelter for people on the Rosebud Reservation came just in time to help locals stay warm and safe during a powerful blizzard.
Native Sun News Today: Guardians volunteer their services at Pine Ridge and RosebudFiled Under: National
Native Sun News Today: Guardians volunteer their services at Pine Ridge and Rosebud (December 29, 2016)
At 3 a.m. this morning it was 14 degrees below zero in Porcupine on Pine Ridge Reservation.
Lakota Country Times: Food sovereignty for the Rosebud Sioux TribeFiled Under: Business | Health | National
Lakota Country Times: Food sovereignty for the Rosebud Sioux Tribe (December 12, 2016)
Shoppers across the Sicangu Nation will now have a little help in choosing healthy foods at the supermarket.
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud housing program wins top awardFiled Under: National | Technology
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud housing program wins top award (December 9, 2016)
The Sicangu Wicoti Awayankapi, which serves as the housing authority for the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, received a national award for developing electronic maps to improve services for tribal citizens.
Sioux Nation to President Obama: Stop the Dakota Access PipelineFiled Under: 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.
Lakota Country Times: Herbalist brings medicine to Standing Rock #NoDAPL campsFiled Under: Environment | Health | National
Lakota Country Times: Herbalist brings medicine to Standing Rock #NoDAPL camps (November 30, 2016)
Anne White Hat, Sicangu Lakota Herbalist, created several remedies which were recently distributed to the Water Protectors residing in the #NoDAPL camps.
Lakota Country Times: Center debuts yoga classes on Rosebud Sioux ReservationFiled Under: Health | National
Lakota Country Times: Center debuts yoga classes on Rosebud Sioux Reservation (November 23, 2016)
Several local residents were invited to celebrate a grand opening by participating in the very first yoga class at the Nape Woapiye Holistic Center.
Lakota Country Times: Tribes unite to buy sacred Bear Butte landFiled Under: Environment | National
Lakota Country Times: Tribes unite to buy sacred Bear Butte land (November 18, 2016)
The Rosebud Sioux Tribe, the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes and the Northern Cheyenne Tribe outbid 21 others to acquire the land for nearly $1.1 million.
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud Sioux Tribe brings in solar powerFiled Under: Environment | National
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud Sioux Tribe brings in solar power (October 31, 2016)
Rosebud tribal citizens can pay up to one-third their annual income on utilities.
Investigation confirms problems at Indian Health Service facilitiesFiled Under: Health | National | Politics
Investigation confirms problems at Indian Health Service facilities (October 7, 2016)
Patients are suffering and some are even dying at the agency that provides health care to tribal citizens.
Native Sun News Today: Rosebud Sioux group celebrates winFiled Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News Today: Rosebud Sioux group celebrates win (September 26, 2016)
Participants in the grassroots Oyate For Fairness & Equal Representation (OFFER) were whooping it up after they helped two Rosebud Sioux tribal enrollees win director positions.
Native vote push propels two Rosebud citizens to utility boardFiled Under: National | Politics
Native vote push propels two Rosebud citizens to utility board (September 21, 2016)
A concerted effort to turn out the Native vote paid off for the Rosebud Sioux Tribe of South Dakota.
CAIRNS Column: Examining the flag of the Rosebud Sioux TribeFiled Under: Opinion
CAIRNS Column: Examining the flag of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe (September 19, 2016)
This week we continue our examination of the nine flags of nations with reservation lands in South Dakota.
Native Sun News Today: Rosebud group seeks to end 'apartheid' on reservationFiled Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News Today: Rosebud group seeks to end 'apartheid' on reservation (September 16, 2016)
The annual meeting of the Cherry Todd Electric Cooperative will provide an opportunity to vote on three seats to be filled, and three tribal members are running for those seats.
Lakota Country Times: 'Empowerment' gathering turns out vote at RosebudFiled Under: National | Politics
Lakota Country Times: 'Empowerment' gathering turns out vote at Rosebud (September 16, 2016)
The Oyate For Fairness and Equal Representation will host a meeting in order to give Cherry Todd Electric Cooperative members an opportunity to meet Board of Director candidates.
Vi Waln: Let's all do our part to keep our homelands free of trashFiled Under: Environment | Opinion
Vi Waln: Let's all do our part to keep our homelands free of trash (September 15, 2016)
During the annual celebration at Rosebud, there were lots of complaints about trash. People didn’t like seeing litter all over the fairgrounds.
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud Sioux Tribe wins sovereignty caseFiled Under: Business | Law | National
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud Sioux Tribe wins sovereignty case (September 15, 2016)
A ruling from the South Dakota Supreme Court has reaffirmed the authority of the Rosebud Sioux Tribal Court and recognized the sovereignty of the Sicangu Nation.
Indian Health Service crisis continues with shutdown at hospitalFiled Under: Health | National
Indian Health Service crisis continues with shutdown at hospital (September 14, 2016)
Leaders of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe were stunned when they were told about the shutdown with prior consultation.
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud Sioux Tribe slams land transfer billFiled Under: National | Politics
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud Sioux Tribe slams land transfer bill (September 14, 2016)
The Rosebud Sioux Tribe has issued a statement opposing the federal transfer of land located in the Black Hills to the state of South Dakota.
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud Sioux Tribe reaches out to youth at annual fairFiled Under: Education | National
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud Sioux Tribe reaches out to youth at annual fair (September 8, 2016)
Rosebud Sioux Tribal Police and Program Directors worked together to provide several children with meals and carnival rides during the 140th Annual Rosebud Fair.
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud Sioux Tribe honors youth workersFiled Under: National
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud Sioux Tribe honors youth workers (September 2, 2016)
Several Sicangu young people, who gave up part of their summer vacation to work at temporary jobs, were recognized for their employment achievements.
Native Sun News: Ruling awaited in Indian Child Welfare Act caseFiled Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Ruling awaited in Indian Child Welfare Act case (August 30, 2016)
The state of South Dakota has been violating the due process rights of Indian parents and a provision of the Indian Child Welfare Act for decades ruled a federal judge last year and continues to violate them.
Native Sun News: Final ruling expected in Indian Child Welfare Act caseFiled Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Final ruling expected in Indian Child Welfare Act case (August 12, 2016)
For those who've lost their Indian children to a system that steals their identity, culture and connection to their families of origin, a ruling expected next week on the Indian Child Welfare Act can be Godsend.
Native Sun News: Tribes reclaim land at former Indian boarding school in Rapid CityFiled Under: National | Trust
Native Sun News: Tribes reclaim land at former Indian boarding school in Rapid City (August 8, 2016)
Attorney Heather Thompson announced that two parcels of federal land in Rapid City, South Dakota, totaling 117.9 acres, have reverted to Bureau of Indian Affairs control.
Lakota Country Times: Olympic legend Billy Mills congratulates runners at RosebudFiled Under: Health | National | Sports
Lakota Country Times: Olympic legend Billy Mills congratulates runners at Rosebud (August 5, 2016)
Billy Mills, Oglala Lakota Olympic Gold Medalist, visited Rosebud to help with the 3rd Annual Half Marathon Run by greeting all finishers with a medal and a hug.
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud Sioux Tribe promotes food sovereigntyFiled Under: Environment | Health | National
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud Sioux Tribe promotes food sovereignty (August 4, 2016)
The Rosebud Economic Development Corporation’s Food Sovereignty Initiative hosted a community meal, along with other activities, to showcase the progress of their huge garden.
Vi Waln: Let's honor the memory of our lost children by being good to each otherFiled Under: Opinion
Vi Waln: Let's honor the memory of our lost children by being good to each other (August 1, 2016)
All week, I’ve felt the overwhelming sadness of the Lakota Oyate.
Lakota Country Times: Fire deals huge setback to Rosebud Sioux children's programFiled Under: Education | Health | National
Lakota Country Times: Fire deals huge setback to Rosebud Sioux children's program (July 21, 2016)
Staff of the Lakota Tiwahe Center are working hard to resume services after a fire completely destroyed the building which housed the program and the records of children.
Native Sun News: Five young Rosebud Sioux tribal members killed in crashFiled Under: National
Native Sun News: Five young Rosebud Sioux tribal members killed in crash (July 21, 2016)
On Sunday, five members of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe were tragically killed in a head-on collision at the junction of Highways 44 and 63 near Corn Creek, South Dakota.
Rosebud Sioux Tribe mourns loss of young lives in vehicle crashFiled Under: National
Rosebud Sioux Tribe mourns loss of young lives in vehicle crash (July 19, 2016)
Five young people -- including a 6-month-old -- died in the accident. A four-year-old suffered serious injuries.
Indian Health Service to reopen emergency room in South DakotaFiled Under: Health | National | Politics
Indian Health Service to reopen emergency room in South Dakota (July 14, 2016)
After seven months, nine deaths and five births in ambulances, the emergency room at the Rosebud Hospital will no longer be on diversion status.
Rosebud Sioux Tribe struggles with shutdown of emergency roomFiled Under: Health | Law | National | Politics
Rosebud Sioux Tribe struggles with shutdown of emergency room (July 13, 2016)
Since December, five babies have been born in ambulances and nine people have died while being transported to facilities far from the reservation.
Indian Health Service remains on defensive as troubles continueFiled Under: Health | National | Politics
Indian Health Service remains on defensive as troubles continue (July 13, 2016)
Tribes and lawmakers question whether the agency is making progress in the troubled Great Plains Area.
Great Plains tribes testify on bill to reform Indian Health ServiceFiled Under: Health | National | Politics
Great Plains tribes testify on bill to reform Indian Health Service (July 12, 2016)
The Rosebud Sioux Tribe, the Omaha Tribe and the Winnebago Tribe have been hit hard by reductions in services at facilities in their communities.
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud Sioux elders celebrate Lakota Victory DayFiled Under: National | Sports
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud Sioux elders celebrate Lakota Victory Day (July 12, 2016)
For the first time ever, residents of the White River Health Care Center celebrated Lakota Victory Day by playing several outdoor games.
Native Sun News: Rosebud Sioux sprinter returns home to share talentsFiled Under: National | Sports
Native Sun News: Rosebud Sioux sprinter returns home to share talents (July 8, 2016)
When he was a boy at Rosebud elementary, Robert Iron Shell knew all about the exploits of celebrated Lakota distance runners.
Vi Waln: Don't let politics get in the way of our children's educationFiled Under: Education | Opinion | Politics
Vi Waln: Don't let politics get in the way of our children's education (June 30, 2016)
Change will happen when we elect or appoint candidates who have the experience, knowledge, and most importantly, the integrity to work in the best interest of the group they are elected to serve.
Bill to exempt tribes from Affordable Care Act mandate draws fireFiled Under: Business | Health | Law | National | Politics
Bill to exempt tribes from Affordable Care Act mandate draws fire (June 21, 2016)
A bill to exempt tribes from providing health coverage to their employees is moving forward on Capitol Hill amid opposition from Democrats.
Lakota Country Times: Relay for Life raises cancer awareness Filed Under: Health | National
Lakota Country Times: Relay for Life raises cancer awareness (June 20, 2016)
riple digit temperatures didn’t faze Relay For Life goers from enjoying an evening of cancer awareness activities honoring survivors and remembering relatives no longer here.
Lakota Country Times: Cancer survivor finds support at RosebudFiled Under: Health | National
Lakota Country Times: Cancer survivor finds support at Rosebud (June 17, 2016)
Over 150 people participated in a National Cancer Survivor Day event to offer prayers and support for Tonya Whirlwind Soldier, who is undergoing treatment for ovarian cancer.
Vi Waln: Rosebud Sioux community joins together to end cancerFiled Under: Health | Opinion
Vi Waln: Rosebud Sioux community joins together to end cancer (June 16, 2016)
Cancer patients are brave. Every single day they are challenged to find the ability to continue their treatment.
Final rule for Indian Child Welfare Act takes effect December 12Filed Under: Law | National
Final rule for Indian Child Welfare Act takes effect December 12 (June 15, 2016)
Tribes and tribal organizations say the new regulations will help prevent the breakup of families in their communities.
Indian Health Service diverts care again at South Dakota hospitalFiled Under: Health | National | Politics
Indian Health Service diverts care again at South Dakota hospital (June 14, 2016)
Effective immediately, the hospital on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation is no longer offering surgical and obstetrics care.
Mary Annette Pember: Rosebud Sioux Tribe battles meth epidemicFiled Under: Law | National
Mary Annette Pember: Rosebud Sioux Tribe battles meth epidemic (June 13, 2016)
Despite the Rosebud Sioux tribe’s’ best efforts to offer meth specific treatment programs both inside jail and out, addicts have a high relapse rate.
Brandon Ecoffey: Making the Lakota language a priority in our paperFiled Under: Education | Opinion
Brandon Ecoffey: Making the Lakota language a priority in our paper (June 10, 2016)
At Lakota Country Times we have made a commitment to furthering the conversation surrounding the Lakota language.
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud Sioux Tribe elder games a big hitFiled Under: Health | National | Sports
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud Sioux Tribe elder games a big hit (June 10, 2016)
A chilly and very windy day did not stop several of Rosebud’s grandpas and grandmas from participating in the 30th Annual Sicangu Elder Games.
Native Sun News: Rosebud Sioux student earns top athletic awardFiled Under: Education | National | Sports
Native Sun News: Rosebud Sioux student earns top athletic award (June 9, 2016)
Rosebud Sioux Tribal Member Robert Iron Shell was recently named the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Midwest Region Athlete of the Year.
Vi Waln: Lakota people can beat cancer with regular screeningsFiled Under: Health | Opinion
Vi Waln: Lakota people can beat cancer with regular screenings (June 8, 2016)
Cancer doesn’t have to be a death sentence. In fact, there are many survivors on the Rosebud Reservation.
Lakota Country Times: Tribes fail to stop auction of warrior shirtFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | Law | National | World
Lakota Country Times: Tribes fail to stop auction of warrior shirt (June 8, 2016)
The Oglala Sioux Tribe failed to prevent the sale of an ancient Lakota war shirt that was put up for auction in Paris, France.
Lakota Country Times: Pine Ridge Hospital sees shakeup in staffFiled Under: Health | National
Lakota Country Times: Pine Ridge Hospital sees shakeup in staff (June 7, 2016)
Only weeks after Oglala Sioux Tribal President John Yellowbird Steele pledged to close the Aberdeen Area Office and contract out the emergency room in Pine Ridge, federal officials opted to hire a contractor to do just that.
Guns taken from site of 1890 Wounded Knee massacre up for saleFiled Under: Law | National
Guns taken from site of 1890 Wounded Knee massacre up for sale (June 6, 2016)
Also up for sale is a ceremonial pipe that is said to have belonged to Lakota Chief Red Cloud.

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