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Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Walk hits uranium mining sites on reservations (04/17)
Buddhist pacifists on a U.S. Prayer Walk for Peace and a nuclear-free future culminated a tour April 9 of Navajo and Hopi lands negatively impacted by uranium mining.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: A ride-along with a South Dakota county sheriff (04/17)
There is an exhilaration attached to the acceleration of the turbo charged engine of a law enforcement cruiser as the lights are turned on and the sirens sound as a traffic stop begins.

Filed Under: Opinion
Clara Caufield: A faithful servant to the Northern Cheyenne Tribe (04/17)
For the past 43 years, anyone who has called the Northern Cheyenne Tribal office in Lame Deer has heard the quiet, gentle and friendly voice of Barbara Onebear Spang, central office receptionist.

Filed Under: Opinion
Delphine Red Shirt: Restoring our sacred peak to its original name (04/17)
Today, it is as if we are waking up again because we are losing our language. If we lose our language we lose our culture.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
James Giago Davies: Just another crazy breed Lakota in the IHS (04/16)
Every honest hearted person keeps two lists, the things they do well, and the things they don’t do well.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Senate field hearing focuses on tribes and coal (04/16)
Calling it 'historic,' Senator Steve Daines, (R-Mont.), chaired a field hearing of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs on the Crow Reservation on April 8.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Former police chief runs for mayor in Rapid City (04/15)
Mayor Sam Kooiker has a new opponent in the mayoral race; he is the former Rapid City Police Chief Steve Allender.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Candidates to debate on tribal college campus (04/15)
Mayor Sam Kooiker and Candidate Steve Allender, have agreed to a Native Sun News mayoral debate and Oglala Lakota College has been chosen as the sight to host the event.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: County sheriff seeks more Native employees (04/14)
The Pennington County Sheriff’s Department is well aware of the fact there is a lack of Native American staffing in the jail and on the patrol unit.

Filed Under: Education | National
Native Sun News: Troubled reservation school work back on track (04/13)
If all goes as planned under new approach to a Lame Deer Elementary School expansion project funded by Impact Aid, students at Northern Cheyenne will start next school year in new classrooms.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Tribes meet to discuss VAWA implementation (04/10)
Representatives from the U.S. Attorney’s Offices of both North and South Dakota and Nebraska met with tribal officials to discuss how to implement the federal guidelines which will enable them to utilize the new provisions of the Violence Against Woman Act.

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Political correctness dishonors traditional chiefs of old (04/10)
If you travel to any reservation out west you will soon discover that nearly all of the indigenous people refer to themselves as 'Indian,' especially the elders who are still fluent in their language.

Filed Under: Business | Environment | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Tribe in North Dakota puts a hold on oil refinery (04/09)
'Wishing you a Happy Easter!' the Mandan Hidatsa & Arikara Nation said in a March 31 announcement of a $1,000 gift to each enrolled tribal member.

Filed Under: Opinion
Clara Caufield: Remembering the homecoming of Chief Little Wolf (04/09)
On a cold spring day, April 1, 1879, Chief Little Wolf and 114 fellow Northern Cheyenne reached the Elk River (the Yellowstone) near present day Miles City, Montana.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Chairman of Lower Brule Sioux Tribe walks on (04/09)
Michael Jandreau, who humbly attributed his enduring success as leader of the Kul Wicasa Oyate for more than 35 years to the people themselves, has made his journey to the spirit world.

Filed Under: Business | National
Native Sun News: Cheyenne River Sioux woman debuts business (04/08)
Michelle Antone, a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, is the proud owner of the newly opened Edible Arrangements franchise at Rushmore Crossing Mall in Rapid City.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Tribes protest expansion of military fly zone (04/07)
In the wake of Federal Aviation Administration approval of what could become the largest military training airspace over the continental United States, the Northern Cheyenne Nation still hopes to block the proposal.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: 'First Nations' park in Rapid City takes shape (04/06)
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn, the visionary, imagined a place that would offer the community a chance to enjoy quiet contemplation on the contributions and achievements of notable Indians who left their indelible mark on American Indian history.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Tribal members training for boilermaker jobs (04/03)
In the near future, 21 year old Shadan LaFrance, Northern Cheyenne from Lame Deer aims to become a boilermaker apprentice.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Sarah Eagle Heart: Boarding schools taught us to be ashamed (04/03)
There were 500 Indian boarding schools in 18 states administered by several denominations beginning in 1819, and as late as 1973, called the Indian Boarding School Era.

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