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Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Mine proposed near sacred site in Black Hills (03/03)
In reopening an abandoned silica-sand mine in the Black Hills National Forest, claim owners say they will strive to respect the Native American sacred and cultural legacy of the surrounding area.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne family celebrates history (03/02)
Four Northern Cheyenne cowboy brothers – among the oldest tribal members – were re-united to celebrate Melvin Small’s 90th birthday.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Rapid City leader calls for tax on alcohol sales (02/27)
Dialog has begun between Rapid City Common Council members and members of the Indian community that could lead to tax relief for property owners and relief from the aftermath of substance abuse.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ivan Star: Lakota traditional history tells the true untold stories (02/27)
I’ve always held traditional oral history to be as valid as the written word.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Rosebud Sioux Tribe leader sidelined by council (02/26)
Amid controversy over constitutional requirements for the number of votes needed to bring ethics charges against the leader of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, council moved to suspend President Cyril Scott.

Filed Under: Opinion
James Giago Davies: Native activism must embrace all relations (02/26)
Few of the objectives American Indian Movement activism sought have been achieved, and the reason for this failure provides us with a roadmap for future success.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Native Sun News: Artist Del Iron Cloud wins top award at show (02/25)
Each year during the Black Hills Stock Show an amazing event takes place that challenges the expertise of each competitor.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Native Sun News: County schedules vote on road by Bear Butte (02/24)
Does the public want the state of South Dakota to create a special tax exemption for a road and development project near sacred Bear Butte?

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Reaching another milestone after 37 years of writing (02/23)
I have been writing a weekly column, or 'blog' as it is now called, since 1978 or 37 years. And aside from that I have been publishing a weekly newspaper since 1981, 34 years.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux entrepreneur creates foundation (02/23)
After traveling the world, Oglala Sioux Tribal member Twila True has come full circle, bringing with her hope for the most impoverished region in the country.

Filed Under: Education | National
Native Sun News: Lakota student helps out with his community (02/20)
The Rapid City Club for Boys is a supportive program for the Native American students living in the area.

Filed Under: Law | National | Sports
Native Sun News: Lakota Nation Invitational stays put in Rapid (02/20)
The Lakota Nation Invitational tournament brings millions of dollars into Rapid City each December.

Filed Under: Opinion
Clara Caufield: Northern Cheyenne and Crow hold long rivalry (02/20)
The Northern Cheyenne and Crow Tribes have had a long rivalry. From what we know it goes way back to the traditional days when to our people were still living freely on the Great Plains.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: DOJ official visits Rapid City after racial flap (02/19)
The racism in Rapid City has drawn national and international attention from organizations asking for change for the betterment of race relations.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Chemical spill at uranium mine by Pine Ridge (02/19)
Hazmat teams responded to a call for cleanup of a hydrochloric acid spill from a truck making a delivery to a uranium mine contested by the Oglala Sioux Tribe.

Filed Under: Opinion
James Giago Davies: A Lakota mother fought the law and won (02/19)
A quarter mile west of Maverick Junction the Fall River carves a bold, artistic groove through solid rock.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Native Sun News: Del Iron Cloud brings Lakota history into art (02/18)
When viewing Hunkpapa artist Del Iron Cloud’s panoramic murals, one feels they have transcended time and are enjoying life with the Lakota’s that once roamed the Northern Plains.

Filed Under: Education | Law | National
Native Sun News: Rapid City paper admits error with headline (02/17)
Since the founding of Hay Camp in 1876, race relations between Native Americans and whites in the Rapid City area have been tainted and marred by instances like those which took place at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center these past few weeks.

Filed Under: Education | Law | National
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe settles with church (02/17)
Tribal officials do not know when they will be able to speak about the settlement, but it will certainly not be until after a final agreement is completed.

Filed Under: Business | National
Native Sun News: Rapid City reaches out to Pine Ridge youth (02/16)
As the citizens of Rapid City work to save the reputation of a beautiful town nestled against the Black Hills, many organizations and businesses are reaching out to the students of the American Horse School in gestures of kindness.

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