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Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Native Sun News: Film company aims to bring Native stories to life (09/02)
Two Oglala Lakota people with the vision and skills have stepped forward to make the change in how their stories are told.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Native Sun News: Release of secret uranium mining data ordered (09/01)
In answer to prayers of the Oglala Sioux Tribe and allies to revoke licensing of the proposed Dewey-Burdock uranium mine and mill, a panel of administrative judges ordered corporate disclosure of secret bore-hole records about the site’s geology.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Oglala Sioux people aren't afraid to say no to easy cash (09/01)
Rumors are circulating on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota about large quantities of oil beneath the surface of the lands harboring the poorest people in America.

Filed Under: National
Clara Caufield: Northern Cheyenne Tribe spends $2.4M on property (08/29)
Over the past year, the Northern Cheyenne Tribal Council has ambitiously purchased significant real estate, land and buildings both on and off the Reservation.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Tribes walk out of contract support cost meeting (08/29)
At a recent meeting of the Great Plains Tribal Chairman’s Association (GPTCA) in Rapid City, tribal leaders met to discuss strategies for a 'consultation' with the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Police officers who shot Indian teen get medals (08/28)
Two recipients of the Oklahoma Sheriff’s Association Medal of Honor were also involved in the shooting death of Mah-hi-Vist GoodBlanket.

Filed Under: Cobell | Opinion
Tim Giago: Greedy lawyers and government ruin Cobell settlement (08/27)
The process of settling the so-called Cobell settlement has turned into a joke.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Facility in Montana set to house Indian inmates (08/27)
When final federal paperwork is approved later this month, the Two Rivers Correctional/Treatment Facility will soon accept Native inmates from across the Great Plains region.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Tribes take on Air Force over expansion plan (08/26)
During a historic meeting, the Coalition of Large Tribes, the Montana-Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council and the Great Plains Tribal Chairman’s Association have banded together to support the Northern Cheyenne Tribe in protecting culturally significant sites and reservation lands.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Farewell to my childhood friend Eugene Long Soldier (08/25)
My childhood friend Eugene Long Soldier died last week. He was one of the more fortunate Lakota who lived to the age of 80.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Laguna Pueblo still affected by uranium mine (08/25)
Even if authorities meet demands to ban new uranium mines until abandoned ones are cleaned up no amount of effort can reclaim the cultural losses the mining has imposed to date on the Laguna, Acoma, Zuni, Hopi and Navajo people of the Four Corners area.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Brandon Ecoffey: Navajo golfer Rickie Fowler is a fast-rising star (08/22)
Finding accurate portrayals of Native people on any media format is often a difficult task to accomplish.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Indian farmers question Keepseagle attorneys (08/22)
The plaintiffs of the historic Keepseagle lawsuit that pitted the Native American farmers and ranchers against the United States Department of Agriculture are now questioning the reliability of their own counsel.

Filed Under: Opinion
Jeffrey Whalen: Oglala Sioux Tribe's police force is in shambles (08/21)
The entire reservation Public Safety system is in shambles and is in dire need of repair

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: DOJ backs tribes in ICWA case in South Dakota (08/21)
The Department of Justice filed a brief last week supporting the legal positions of several tribes and parents in their lawsuit against the state of South Dakota for its handlings of a specific part of the Indian Child Welfare Act.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Eyapaha Today: J. Waylon Miller leads Friends of Cesar Romero (08/20)
Friends of Cesar Romero is the one-man-band brain child of Rapid City’s own J.Waylon Miller, formally of The Reddmen fame

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe gears up for uranium battle (08/20)
As the Oglala Sioux Tribe prepared to testify against proposed foreign uranium mining and milling in Black Hills treaty territory, the mining proponent was facing a deadline for turning a chunk of its company over to a new Canadian business partner.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Native Sun News: Oglala man's business dealings under scrutiny (08/19)
Recent news reports surrounding the dealings of Raycen Raines has fueled speculation and rumors of what exactly the fairly new tribal member is up to.

Filed Under: Opinion
Clara Caufield: A Cheyenne Voice celebrates another milestone (08/18)
On August 10th, A Cheyenne Voice celebrated a birthday—beginning its 4th year.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: GOP candidate rejects Senate debate at UTTC (08/18)
The long-awaited debate that will be held at the Rapid City Campus of the United Tribes Technical College has reached its final lineup.

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