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Most Lakota with any common sense know that there will never be a deal struck to return all of the Black Hills to the Indian people.
It appears that the Republicans no longer have a party, they have a cult.
A five-year-old girl from the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe died after being swept away in a creek on the reservation.
The descendants of Lakota people no longer have control over their lives.
Manny Red Bear taught the Lakota language for 25 years until his contract was terminated by the Bureau of Indian Education.
Native Americans are not chopped liver.
An Oglala Sioux man wants his freedom after serving nearly 30 years in the South Dakota State penitentiary system.
On every reservation there is a visionary, a person who tries to create something new and promising, to protect something old and important.
All across the country many tribes are calling for reform of their respective constitutions.
I consider the desecration of the Black Elk monument a racist act, an affront to an idea that we all must do what we can to see ourselves clearly and try to bridge the gaps between unlike groups.
Urban Indian patients are hoping to reach the leader of the Indian Health Service before tribes assume control of the Sioux San Hospital in South Dakota.
A family court decision in Pine Ridge in October 2017 failed to keep a boy in the home that he was being raised in.
'This is just the start,' Manny Iron Hawk, a descendant of the 1890 Wounded Knee Massacre, told Indianz.Com
The U.S. called the December 29, 1890, attack on Wounded Knee a 'battle' but the Lakota people know it as a massacre of a peaceful encampment.
Marty Waukazoo is arguably the greatest basketball player the Lakota nation has ever produced.
I congratulate our brave Native activists and those who dared to run for offices held by Whites here since the founding.
Following a long break after the death of its founder, the Wambli Ska Drum & Dance Society has resumed its weekly practices.
A new law opposed by Native activists and water protectors is being contested in federal court.
The Keystone XL Pipeline will lead to habitat destruction on the Great Plains, one scientist warns.
Discussing money and finances in homes has been a taboo for many generations.
The Trump administration's failure to finalize hemp regulations is hindering at least one tribe's efforts to join the newly legal industry.
Urban Indians continue to express concerns about a tribal takeover of an Indian Health Service facility.
The Great Plains Tribal Chairmen's Health Board will manage most operations at the Sioux San Hospital in South Dakota.
The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe is sending a strong but simple message to the developers of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
After a blockbuster season in which tribal treaties have been front and center, it looks like the Supreme Court is taking a little break from Indian Country.
Almost a half century later, people born and raised in Rapid City after June 9, 1972, can only imagine what the town looked like before the flood.
Known for his benevolent spirit and quiet philanthropy, Ray Hillenbrand was a longtime supporter of the Native art community.
This land is not the land of the free, ask any Indian.
Citing treaty rights and a need to protect water, tribes are challenging Keystone XL infrastructure in South Dakota.
Three women have organized a prayer walk to shed light on the men and boys who are part of the movement to identify those responsible for the missing and murdered.
Native women made history by seeking public office in Rapid City, South Dakota, though none won their races.
The window to plant hemp is ending soon and the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe wants to get moving.
Our lives as Indians and Whites reflect a rugged, unjust history of enforced death to tribal life, and the subsequent colonization of a struggling sovereign indigenous nation.
A museum for Medal of Honor recipients, including those from the Wounded Knee Massacre of 1890, has been abandoned after public outcry.
Plans for a Medal of Honor museum have been scrapped following controversy over ties to the Wounded Knee Massacre.
A superintendent at a Bureau of Indian Education school was terminated for sexual harassment after several women came forward.
You can Google 'Richest Native Americans,' and you won’t get Tom Love, or any other person.
Nearly 300 Lakota men, women, elders and children were killed in the Wounded Knee Massacre on December 29, 1890.
It is still the responsibility of the U.S. government, according to the 1868 Treaty, to provide health care.
Natalie Stites Means says protecting Rapid City's water and environment are among her top priorities.
Jeremiah Janis was pepper-sprayed and tasered by police officers in Rapid City, South Dakota.
By teaming up to defend the place they all call home, 'cowboys and Indians' are protecting their lands and waters for all.
An iconic portrait of Russell Means, created by Andy Warhol, went big on a night of even bigger sales.
Chantelle Blue Arm almost didn't attend graduation ceremonies for her master's degree.
The backer of the Keystone XL Pipeline is seeking permits to draw nearly 167 million gallons of water from rivers in South Dakota.
Tarita Silk, a citizen of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, will be leaving South Dakota for Washington, D.C., on June 7.
It took riders 10 hours to reach remote families stranded in the aftermath of the 'bomb cyclone' that devastated the Pine Ridge Reservation.
Nazism and White Supremacy have no place in this land of our ancestors.
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem (R) knows exactly why the Oglala Sioux Tribe banned from the Pine Ridge Reservation.
Dignity is fifty feet tall. Her moccasins are eight feet long. Her spirit is imperious and humble at the same time.
Tribal-state relations continue to erode in South Dakota, barely four months after a Republican governor was sworn into office.
Kristi Noem has taken it upon herself to tell us that she is the one who is in charge and she makes no bones about what she has to offer.
A court settlement over radioactive and toxic uranium mining waste abandoned in the Black Hills will help the Navajo Nation with a new health study.
A former Indian Health Service pediatrician who was convicted of sexual abuse and awaits trial on more charges continues to cause headaches for the beleaguered agency.
Clarence Leading Fighter, 32, was shot and killed inside a church in Nebraska. His family wants answers.
I dropped out of school while so many went on to become 'educated,' or is it appropriate to say assimilated.
Sioux San employees and Rapid City Indian community members are in for another rollercoaster ride.
Liquor sales have ended in Whiteclay, a town near the Pine Ridge Reservation. But the healing is only beginning.
The Sculpture Garden benefits all Native Americans and serves as an educational tool for Non-Natives and to our own people.
Wanbli Ceya is back home, making music on the Pine Ridge Reservation.