The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community’s new cultural center, Hocokata Ti, opens to the public on July 26, 2019.
The Santee Sioux Tribe, hit hard by flooding, needs bottled water and baby supplies, Chairman Roger Trudell said as additional donations flowed to the reservation.
In the wake of unprecedented flooding, the Santee Sioux Tribe is seeking donations of bottled water and baby supplies, even as it continues to make repairs to damaged infrastructure.
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community continues to share its good fortune with Indian Country.
Food sovereignty efforts continue to advance in Indian Country.
Two non-Indian parents filed a lawsuit in federal court to stop the state of Minnesota from transferring Indian child custody cases to tribes.
Two tribes whose territories span the United States border with Canada have joined forces for a unique summit.
The goal of the Voices of Our Ancestors program is to keep the Dakota language alive for future generations.
Get the Army out of Indian country. Stop the oil pipeline. Protect our drinking water. Preserve our Native homeland.
The 60-bed, 55,000 square-foot facility is located on tribal land near Whiteclay, Nebraska.
The tribal contributions were significant because they represented about half of the total that was raised in May for the upcoming meeting.
So far this year, the Minnesota tribe's reservation has grown by about 369 acres.
The $16.5 million Oglala Sioux Lakota Nursing Home is located on tribal land near Whiteclay, Nebraska.
Another 240.71 acres is in trust for the Minnesota tribe, according to five notices published in the Federal Register.
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.
Acting assistant secretary Larry Roberts signed three reservation proclamations for the Minnesota tribe.
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota will no longer have to seek approval for every business site lease.
Chairman Charlie Vig and Vice Chairman Keith B. Anderson won re-election. Freedom Brewer, a newcomer, will serve as Secretary/Treasurer.
The Oglala Sioux Lakota Nursing Home being built just south of Whiteclay, Nebraska, is near completion.
The 3,800 square-foot center will help serve more patients, some of whom have been traveling 100 miles or more for care.
The money will be used to improve nutrition and access to healthy foods for Native youth.
Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn signed the reservation proclamation on September 22.
The facility is located on tribal land in Whiteclay, a border town in Nebraska.
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota launched the program to improve nutrition in Indian Country.
The 51,000 square-foot facility near Whiteclay, Nebraska, will house 60 elders.
The money will help Oglala Lakota College match a $75,000 grant from the Administration for Native Americans.
Public comments are due by May 19 on a rule that seeks to ensure compliance by state courts and child welfare agencies.
The tribe, which has become a philanthropic force in Minnesota and in Indian Country, has smartly worked in partnership with leading organizations that have done pioneering work in nutrition, fitness and wellness.
The project will impact tribal property and will connect to another road that leads directly to the reservation.
Wesley Eugene Brooks said a chemical dependency treatment program conflicted with his beliefs.
Organizers of a Native American events center that will benefit Indians living in and around Sacred He Sapa is closer to becoming a reality.
Mayor Ken Hedberg of Prior Lake discloses ongoing negotiations for a land use agreement with the tribe.
My position has always been, and continues to be, that I'm opposed politically and philosophically to placing more land with fee title into trust status.
A prominent Western South Dakota builder answered the call to aid Native American preschool programs, making a donation in time to meet a challenge-grant deadline.
A few dozen youth from across Indian Country will be taking part in the meeting on December 3.
A new Lakota Head Start and Early Childhood community center is looming on the horizon, thanks to financial backers of Rural America Initiatives.
Leaders of eight tribes explain why they oppose the Washington NFL team's racist mascot.
The Washington team is playing at the University of Minnesota stadium on November 2.
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community donated $10 million for the stadium where the team is due to play November 2.
Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn signed the reservation proclamation on June 20.
An autopsy confirmed that hypothermia was the cause of death for a woman on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation.
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota has donated $1.4 million to fellow tribes to help with heating costs.
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community will develop a $105 million hotel at the Mall of America in Minnesota.
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is welcoming a $500,000 donation from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota.
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota has donated $870,000 to help tribes deal with a propane fuel crisis.
The Rosebud Sioux Tribe, located in the second poorest country in South Dakota, is making moves to create a way to not only save money for the tribal membership, but also create jobs.
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community is in talks to finance a hotel at the Mall of America in Minnesota: The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community may play a key role in...
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community has donated $50,000 to the Scott County Historical Society in Minnesota. The grant represents a significant amount for the group. Last year, the society's entire...
The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska has received a $250,000 grant from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota. The money will be used to build a new facility for the...
"How do you describe the loss of a modern day warrior, a chief, and a friend? That’s where I am at today after hearing about the loss of Chairman Stanley...
"When I talked with Stanley Crooks, the Shakopee Mdewakanton tribal chairman, a few weeks ago by phone, I was struck by how he wanted to tell his life story. He...
Stanley Crooks, the chairman of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota, died on Saturday. He was 70. Crooks led his tribe for more than 20 years. During his tenure,...
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota is taking steps to address odors from its recycling facility. The tribe hired an industrial hygienist and has set up odor monitoring devices....
"Young people on the Red Lake Indian Reservation will soon have new places to exercise and hangout with friends. The Red Lake Nation this week received a $750,000 community development...
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community operates one of the largest organic recycling facilities in Minnesota The facility opened last fall. It process organic waste into compost, which the tribe sells...
Tribes are shifting their campaign donations to Republicans, Politics in Minnesota reported. The GOP took over the state Legislature in 2010. Since then, tribes have increased the percentage of their...
United Tribes Technical College in North Dakota has received a $750,000 matching grant from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota. UTTC will use the money to help complete a...
The city council in Shakopee, Minnesota, will join opposition to the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community land-into-trust application. Officials, including the new mayor, are praising the tribe for discussing its development...
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota reported the results of its recent business council election. Stanley R. Crooks won re-election as chairman. He will serve another four years. Charlie...
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community is working to improve relations with local communities through the land-into-trust process. The tribe recently filed applications for about 150 acres in two cities. Officials...