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Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Tribes maintain sacred relationship with cottonwood trees
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Tribes maintain sacred relationship with cottonwood trees (April 5, 2019)

The Sioux have known these soft trees and have considered them relatives for thousands of years


Native Sun News Today: Tribes protest passage of bill protecting Keystone XL Pipeline
Native Sun News Today: Tribes protest passage of bill protecting Keystone XL Pipeline (March 18, 2019)

Despite opposition from tribal leaders, bills to shield South Dakota from costs of conflicts over the Keystone XL Pipeline sailed through the state Legislature.


Judge extends order against grizzly bear hunts near Yellowstone
Judge extends order against grizzly bear hunts near Yellowstone (September 14, 2018)

Tribes are battling the Trump administration over protections for the sacred grizzly bear.


Appeals court hands lifeline to 'Lifeline' program in Indian Country
Appeals court hands lifeline to 'Lifeline' program in Indian Country (August 14, 2018)

Controversial changes to a program that helps tribal citizens obtain telephone, cell phone and internet service are on hold thanks to court action.


Native Sun News Today: Tribes continue fight to protect grizzly bears
Native Sun News Today: Tribes continue fight to protect grizzly bears (April 17, 2018)

Referring to tribes’ lawsuit to protect the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem’s grizzly bears, Crow Creek Sioux Chairman Brandon Sazue noted that a top lawmaker is on their side.


Native Sun News Today: Three reservation teams head to basketball finals in South Dakota
Native Sun News Today: Three reservation teams head to basketball finals in South Dakota (March 16, 2018)

Two teams from the Pine Ridge Reservation, plus another from the Crow Creek Reservation, are in the South Dakota boys basketball tournament.


Native Sun News Today: Tribes promise 'war' over gold mining in sacred Black Hills
Native Sun News Today: Tribes promise 'war' over gold mining in sacred Black Hills (December 11, 2017)

Great Plains tribal leaders, at a meeting with U.S. Forest Service personnel on November 21, fired a barrage of constitutional arguments against proposed federal permitting of new gold exploration in the Black Hills.


Tribes stage protest at Yellowstone to target place names of genocidal figures
Tribes stage protest at Yellowstone to target place names of genocidal figures (September 13, 2017)

Tribes in the United States and First Nations in Canada are calling for place name changes at Yellowstone National Park.


Mary Annette Pember: New center offers support for victims of sex trafficking
Mary Annette Pember: New center offers support for victims of sex trafficking (September 5, 2017)

Lisa Heth bought a rundown motel and transformed it into a shelter for sex trafficking victims, Mary Annette Pember reports.


Protections for Yellowstone grizzly bears lifted as tribes seek day in court
Protections for Yellowstone grizzly bears lifted as tribes seek day in court (August 1, 2017)

The Crow Tribe, the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe, the Northern Cheyenne Tribe and Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, along with tribal religious leaders, are fighting the Trump administration's decision to lift protections for Yellowstone grizzly bears.


Sioux Nation to President Obama: Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline
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.


Native Sun News Today: Crow Creek Sioux Tribe files water rights lawsuit
Native Sun News Today: Crow Creek Sioux Tribe files water rights lawsuit (November 28, 2016)

Crow Creek Sioux Chairman Brandon Sazue says his tribe understands that all area tribes will be impacted a $200 million lawsuit against the federal government for Missouri River water rights.


Lakota Country Times: Crow Creek Sioux Tribe breaks with state over #NoDAPL crackdowns
Lakota Country Times: Crow Creek Sioux Tribe breaks with state over #NoDAPL crackdowns (November 21, 2016)

Crow Creek Sioux Tribe Chairman Brandon Sazue has a message for the state of South Dakota.


Landowners on Crow Creek Sioux Reservation see $40M in Cobell buy-back offers
Landowners on Crow Creek Sioux Reservation see $40M in Cobell buy-back offers (November 9, 2016)

The land consolidation fund is set to run out of money in the middle of the forthcoming Trump presidential administration.


CAIRNS Column: Evaluating the flag of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe
CAIRNS Column: Evaluating the flag of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe (November 7, 2016)

This week we continue our examination of the nine flags of nations with reservation lands in South Dakota.


Lakota Country Times: South Dakota sends officers to North Dakota for #NoDAPL crackdown
Lakota Country Times: South Dakota sends officers to North Dakota for #NoDAPL crackdown (November 1, 2016)

The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe is cutting ties -- and funding -- with the South Dakota Highway Patrol due to its involvement in #NoDAPL crackdowns.


David Ganje: Tribes can't remain silent about their water rights
David Ganje: Tribes can't remain silent about their water rights (October 3, 2016)

The Crow Creek Tribe recently started water rights litigation, asking for both money damages as well as a request for a ruling quantifying the tribe’s reserved surface water rights.


Native voters split support as Hillary Clinton claims Democratic win
Native voters split support as Hillary Clinton claims Democratic win (June 8, 2016)

Native voters in South Dakota went for Bernie Sanders while their counterparts in New Mexico supported Hillary Clinton.


Crow Creek Sioux Tribe returns Brandon Sazue to chairman's post
Crow Creek Sioux Tribe returns Brandon Sazue to chairman's post (April 22, 2016)

Brandon Sazue previously served as chairman of the South Dakota tribe from 2008-2010 and again from 2012-2014.


Dave Archambault: Yanktonai artist Oscar Howe recorded history
Dave Archambault: Yanktonai artist Oscar Howe recorded history (March 28, 2016)

The murals on the walls of the Shear Howe arena in Mobridge, South Dakota, reveal an invaluable perspective of American Indian life shortly after contact with the Wasicus.


Bureau of Indian Affairs places sacred site in Black Hills in trust
Bureau of Indian Affairs places sacred site in Black Hills in trust (March 17, 2016)

The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe, the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe raised $9 million to purchase 2,022 acres are Pe' Sla in South Dakota.


Native Sun News: Non-Indian cleared for death of Crow Creek wife
Native Sun News: Non-Indian cleared for death of Crow Creek wife (December 9, 2015)

Despite a Davison County coroner’s report declaring Janie McDougal’s cause of death a homicide, a jury made up of nine white men and three white women found her husband not guilty of first-degree murder.


Former Crow Creek Sioux chairman Vernon Ashley passes on
Former Crow Creek Sioux chairman Vernon Ashley passes on (November 12, 2015)

Vernon Ashley led the tribe when it adopted its first constitution and when it was forced to give up most of its best lands along the Missouri River.


Man gets 18 years for stabbing BIA superintendent in the back
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Man gets 18 years for stabbing BIA superintendent in the back (September 15, 2015)

Brian Iron Boulder pleaded guilty to attempted murder for stabbing Superintendent Patrick Duffy on the Crow Creek Sioux Reservation in South Dakota in March.


South Dakota waits 13 years to arrest Crow Creek Sioux woman
South Dakota waits 13 years to arrest Crow Creek Sioux woman (August 20, 2015)

Attorney General Marty Jackley took credit for an arrest dating back to a criminal complaint filed in 2002 that itself was linked to an election-related crime in 1999.


Native Sun News: Deadly storm hits Crow Creek Sioux Reservation
Native Sun News: Deadly storm hits Crow Creek Sioux Reservation (July 3, 2015)

Several homes were destroyed and one person lost their life when a storm with no warning tore through the Crow Creek Indian Reservation on June 19.


Guilty plea for stabbing of BIA superintendent in South Dakota
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Guilty plea for stabbing of BIA superintendent in South Dakota (July 1, 2015)

Brian Iron Boulder admitted he went to the BIA office on the Crow Creek Sioux Reservation with the intent of killing superintendent Patrick Duffy.


Crow Creek Sioux man sentenced for assaults in domestic cases
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Crow Creek Sioux man sentenced for assaults in domestic cases (June 29, 2015)

Derek Kennedy admitted that he assaulted his domestic partner and a Bureau of Indian Affairs police officer.


Severe storm claims life of man from Crow Creek Sioux Tribe
Severe storm claims life of man from Crow Creek Sioux Tribe (June 22, 2015)

Storms struck the Crow Creek Sioux Reservation and the Lower Brule Sioux Reservation over the weekend.


Native Sun News: Tribes seek removal of federal grizzly bear czar
Native Sun News: Tribes seek removal of federal grizzly bear czar (June 16, 2015)

Twelve Tribal Nations have called on Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to remove the US Fish and Wildlife Service’s Grizzly Bear Recovery Coordinator, Dr. Chris Servheen, after questioning his 'fitness to participate in this process.'


James Cadwell: Let's break the cycle and honor Native graduates
James Cadwell: Let's break the cycle and honor Native graduates (June 8, 2015)

As the last names of this year’s graduates were announced in Chamberlain you could hear the drum group singers gain strength with this year's honor song.


BIA official in South Dakota back at work after stabbing incident
BIA official in South Dakota back at work after stabbing incident (June 5, 2015)

Patrick Duffy, the superintendent on the Crow Creek Sioux Reservation, has made a full recovery.


Erin Grace: Ride from Santee Sioux to Crow Creek honors women
Erin Grace: Ride from Santee Sioux to Crow Creek honors women (June 1, 2015)

Members of the vast Dakota Sioux diaspora met on a gray Memorial Day to remember a series of events that occurred 152 years ago: a war, an imprisonment, a mass execution and an expulsion from an ancestral home.


Sentence for theft of Lower Brule Sioux Tribe ceremonial pipe
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Sentence for theft of Lower Brule Sioux Tribe ceremonial pipe (May 13, 2015)

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.


BIA official released from hospital after being stabbed in office
BIA official released from hospital after being stabbed in office (April 2, 2015)

Patrick Duffy, the superintendent on the Crow Creek Sioux Reservation in South Dakota, is expected to make a full recovery.


Man charged in stabbing of BIA superintendent in South Dakota
Man charged in stabbing of BIA superintendent in South Dakota (March 31, 2015)

Patrick Duffy, a member of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe, was stabbed in the back with a knife. The alleged assailant is a 51-year-old man.


BIA official expected to be released from hospital after stabbing
BIA official expected to be released from hospital after stabbing (March 30, 2015)

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.


Judge dismisses case against Lakota activist for honor song
Judge dismisses case against Lakota activist for honor song (January 13, 2015)

Greg Grey Cloud was arrested for singing a Lakota song as the Senate rejected a bill to approve the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.


Native Sun News: Crow Creek Sioux man upsets Senate with song
Native Sun News: Crow Creek Sioux man upsets Senate with song (December 4, 2014)

In the wake of a recent Native American coup in Congress over the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline proposal, Sen. John Thune threatened a Republican Party backlash next year.


Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Indian children exploited for fundraisers
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Indian children exploited for fundraisers (November 28, 2014)

With sorrow, we acknowledged that making money using Indians as pitiful, poverty stricken and helpless people has been a profitable endeavor for non-Indian institutions.


Greg Grey Cloud explains Lakota honor song after Senate vote
Greg Grey Cloud explains Lakota honor song after Senate vote (November 20, 2014)

Young activist was thanking the lawmakers who rejected a bill to approve the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.


Crow Creek Sioux man arrested as Senate rejects Keystone bill
Crow Creek Sioux man arrested as Senate rejects Keystone bill (November 19, 2014)

Greg Grey Cloud, who was wearing a headdress, started singing loudly and was forcefully removed from the Senate gallery.


Native vote fails to make a dent in Senate race in South Dakota
Native vote fails to make a dent in Senate race in South Dakota (November 5, 2014)

Democrat Rick Weiland got the most votes on five reservations but Republican Mike Rounds made a strong showing everywhere else in the state.


Think Progress: South Dakota county suppresses Native vote
Think Progress: South Dakota county suppresses Native vote (October 24, 2014)

Members of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe face difficulties if they want to participate in early voting in Buffalo County.


Native Sun News: School district outlaws debate on honor song
Native Sun News: School district outlaws debate on honor song (September 25, 2014)

Despite a letter coming from one of the biggest names in civil rights, the Chamberlain School Board still reaffirms its stand that the topic of an honoring song for graduates will 'never' be allowed at their meetings.


Crow Creek Sioux Tribe teams up with state troopers at powwow
Crow Creek Sioux Tribe teams up with state troopers at powwow (August 12, 2014)

The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe of South Dakota holds its 152nd annual powwow this weekend.


Tribes in South Dakota seek control over child welfare programs
Tribes in South Dakota seek control over child welfare programs (June 27, 2014)

Applications come amid tribal complaints about too many Indian children in non-Indian homes.


Native Sun News: Rosebud Sioux Tribe vows to stop Keystone XL
Native Sun News: Rosebud Sioux Tribe vows to stop Keystone XL (April 4, 2014)

In what is being called an alliance of tribes, rural neighbors, and landowners, united in a prayer of protection for the land, a Spirit Camp is planned as a demonstration of the spiritual will of the people.


Native Sun News: Crow Creek Sioux Tribe expands voting rights
Native Sun News: Crow Creek Sioux Tribe expands voting rights (March 21, 2014)

The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe, facing a new election season this year, has created what many hope will be a ripple effect


Crow Creek Sioux Tribe ends residence requirement for voting
Crow Creek Sioux Tribe ends residence requirement for voting (March 20, 2014)

The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe of South Dakota has eliminated a residency requirement for its elections.


Crow Creek Sioux Tribe to share sex offender records with state
Crow Creek Sioux Tribe to share sex offender records with state (March 4, 2014)

The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe reached an agreement to share sex offender data with the state of South Dakota.


Crow Creek Sioux Tribe posts reward for info on church break-in
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Crow Creek Sioux Tribe posts reward for info on church break-in (February 24, 2014)

The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe of South Dakota is offering a $1,000 for information about a break-in and vandalism at a church on the reservation.


South Dakota agrees to open voting stations on reservations
South Dakota agrees to open voting stations on reservations (January 30, 2014)

The state of South Dakota has agreed to open early voting offices on reservations.


Native Sun News: School rejects honoring song at graduation
Native Sun News: School rejects honoring song at graduation (December 18, 2013)

For the second time in two years the Chamberlain School Board voted against the inclusion of a traditional honor song during the end of the year graduation ceremony.


South Dakota school won't allow honor song for graduation
South Dakota school won't allow honor song for graduation (December 10, 2013)

The public school board in Chamberlain, South Dakota, again refused to allow an honor song to performed at this year's high school graduation ceremony.


Native Sun News:  Shoni Schimmel visits tribes in South Dakota
Native Sun News: Shoni Schimmel visits tribes in South Dakota (August 13, 2013)

Shoni Schimmel, along with her mother and father, traveled to South Dakota to share her story with Native Americans who were inspired by her and her sister during the Women’s NCAA Basketball Championships.


Native Sun News: Early voting centers on reservations on hold
Native Sun News: Early voting centers on reservations on hold (August 13, 2013)

The South Dakota Board of Elections had decided not to endorse the idea of using federal funds to establish voting sites in the Native American communities.


Reservation  voting centers facing resistance  in South Dakota
Reservation voting centers facing resistance in South Dakota (August 1, 2013)

A proposal to open satellite voting offices on reservations saw resistance from the South Dakota Board of Elections.


USDA Blog: Crow Creek Sioux Tribe homeownership agreement
USDA Blog: Crow Creek Sioux Tribe homeownership agreement (July 8, 2013)

The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe and the Department of Agriculture signed agreement to streamline homeownership on the reservation.


Native Sun News: Six South Dakota tribes plan largest wind farm
Native Sun News: Six South Dakota tribes plan largest wind farm (July 5, 2013)

The recent announcement of a plan for a model joint public-utility authority in Indian country focused attention on Native Nations’ resolve to 'unleash the powers of the wind' for energy security and tribal gain.