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Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Tribes told of potential burials near Bear Butte (06/02)
All the Tribal Historic Preservation Offices associated with the Bear Butte sacred protected area in Meade County have been notified about a study revealing burial sites on the proposed route of a controversial bypass road near the peak.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National | World
Native Sun News: Ledger art honors Lakota and Maori warriors (06/01)
The humble spirit of an artist is defined by the gifts they give to others and many circumvent the focus from themselves. An artist gives themselves to others.

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Native Sun News: Pine Ridge actors make a splash with new film (05/29)
Young actors from the Pine Ridge Reservation are coming home from the Cannes Film Festival presentation of their independent movie 'Songs My Brothers Taught Me,' ready to share a piece of the proverbial lights, camera and action with their peers.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ernestine Chasing Hawk: Let's change the image of 'Racist City' (05/29)
We have solutions, we have answers and all they have to do is ask us and come before us in a spirit of humility and truly seek reconciliation.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Ex-Rapid City police chief admits erasing tape (05/28)
Recently, Native Sun News has published articles telling the story of Glen Yellow Robe’s efforts to come forward as a victim of racial discrimination and harassment during his time as an officer and investigator for the Rapid City Police Department.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: EPA hears Native views about uranium mining (05/27)
During public hearings May 12-14, nuclear industry representatives and their supporters lined up to tell the EPA that uranium companies can’t stay in business if they have to protect groundwater to the extent prescribed in draft rules.

Filed Under: Education | Law | National
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe tackles school truancy (05/26)
Lame Deer Schools on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation once averaged a 67 percent daily school attendance record and within the year brought it up to about 89 percent.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Newspaper comes home with 14 media awards (05/25)
The award came as a complete surprise to the staff and management of the Native Sun News.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Boot camp etched forever into the minds of veterans (05/25)
How many pushups did you have to do before you could shout out your serial number like you could your own name?

Filed Under: Education | National
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne student receives top honor (05/22)
Although she was happy to mark the end of a three year journey leading to a second master’s degree in education, Alvera Cook didn’t realize until the May 9, 2015 commencement ceremonies that she was selected as the Outstanding Graduate Student.

Filed Under: Opinion
James Davies: The new tactic is to pretend racism doesn't exist (05/22)
Racism was in your face, if you grew up breed iyeska in Rapid City, South Dakota. Racist teachers, racist cops, racist clergy, racist businessmen, racist neighbors.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ivan Star: I'm finding it hard to stand for 'Star Spangled Banner' (05/21)
There was a time in my life when I actually felt relieved as I cheered for the cavalry riding in, bugle blaring, to save the settlers and their wagon trains.

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Native Sun News: North Dakota tribe hit with another brine spill (05/21)
While watchdogs Walter and Lisa DeVille were calling attention to truckloads of sewage being discharged on the edge of Lake Sakakawea, not far away a frack-water spill dumped 220,000 gallons of toxic brine on the Ft. Berthold Reservation.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Native Sun News: Cheyenne River Sioux elder stars in forthcoming film (05/20)
Neither Wolf nor Dog was shot on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota and stars Lakota elder David Beautiful Bald Eagle.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Program helps offenders rebuild their lives (05/19)
In the eight years that the Health & Human Services’ Rebound Program has been helping those trying to reintegrate into society after a stint in jail or prison, more than 800 people have benefited from their services.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Comments sought on North Dakota pipeline (05/19)
People have until May 20 to comment on a private oil-and-gas pipeline system on the floor of Lake Sakakawea, the colossal Missouri River reservoir that runs through a wide swath of the Ft. Berthold Reservation in North Dakota.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Retired officer accuses candidate of racism (05/18)
Few Indians make it into the ranks of the Rapid City Police Force. When one does, the Indian community holds these individuals in high esteem because they understand the obstacles one must overcome.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Tribes ignored in Yellowstone grizzly talks (05/15)
James Walks Along, the historic preservation officer for the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, was forced off the stage at a recent public meeting.

Filed Under: Opinion
James Davies: Indian Country must face the man in the mirror (05/14)
Instead of focusing on every perceived slight, why not pour all that energy into the actual nuts and bolts reality plaguing almost every reservation—violence, poverty, alcoholism, drug abuse.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Keystone protesters greet President Obama (05/14)
When President Barack Obama completed his agenda for visiting all 50 states with a stop in South Dakota, Native Americans and allies made sure to focus his attention on the longstanding demand to prevent the proposed construction of the Keystone XL tar-sands crude-oil pipeline.

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