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Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Tribal college geologist tackles uranium mine (01/30)
Uranium mining in the southern Black Hills compromises water supplies, according to expert testimony by Oglala Lakota College Department Co-Chair Hannan LaGarry.

Filed Under: Opinion
James Giago Davies: Let's hurry up and hate the Muslim people (01/30)
Religions are born of the history, culture and geopolitical realities of a particular region, and can be warped by centuries of social oppression and economic exploitation.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
Ivan Star: Ignoring alcoholism leads to destruction of the Lakota (01/29)
Nearly every household on the Pine Ridge Reservation is seriously affected by the devastating results of alcoholism.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Alcohol a common factor in Rapid City murders (01/29)
The three murders involving Native Americans in Rapid City this past year were all alcohol related

Filed Under: Education | Environment | National
Native Sun News: Native youth take stand against Keystone bid (01/28)
Students from the Todd County Alternative High School are standing proud in protest against the KXL pipeline at the intersection of Highways 18 and 83 in Mission on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Tribes ask Obama to deny Keystone XL permit (01/28)
The Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Association urged President Barack Obama to veto any legislation in favor of TransCanada Corp.’s proposed Keystone XL Pipeline and to reject the Canadian company’s application for a Presidential Permit.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Lummi Nation seeks halt to coal export project (01/27)
The tribe asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to deny a building permit for what otherwise would become North America’s largest coal export terminal.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Chair of Lower Brule Sioux Tribe blasts report (01/27)
The report accuses Lower Brule tribal officials of diverting $25 million in public funding into a 'black hole.'

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux man calls on US to honor its word (01/26)
Sitting in his house on the Pine Ridge Indian reservation, Gerald 'Jump' Big Crow looks out his window and sees the deplorable conditions that prevail on his reservation.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: North Dakota takes on impacts of energy boom (01/26)
A golden sunset behind the Killdeer Mountains glows with more luminosity than a Karl Bodmer landscape, tinting the clouds pink in the waning light of a wintery evening.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Native Sun News: Montana basketball legend gives back to youth (01/23)
In Indian Country, basketball is king and the players who serve that master are often treated like royalty and as local legends.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Tribes step up with donations for cultural center (01/22)
Organizers of a Native American events center that will benefit Indians living in and around Sacred He Sapa is closer to becoming a reality.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ivan Star: Indian Country must put more effort in public relations (01/22)
We have a severe need to develop and establish our own data regarding areas of public concern

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe contests uranium expansion (01/21)
The Oglala Sioux Tribe contested foreign uranium mining expansion in Nebraska

Filed Under: Opinion
Clara Caufield: Run recalls days of horror for Northern Cheyenne (01/21)
This second week in January is when the Northern Cheyenne remember the Fort Robinson Breakout and Massacre, often simply called 'The Breakout' needing no further explanation to us.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Native Sun News: North Dakota tribe confronts many challenges (01/20)
When Mark Fox took the oath of the highest office in the Mandan Hidatsa & Arikara (MHA) Nation, he initiated his first four-year term with a pledge to bolster the reservation’s economic self-sufficiency.

Filed Under: Opinion
James Giago Davies: Honoring your identity even if hidden inside (01/20)
Many of you were not raised Lakota, and do not consider yourself Lakota, especially if you are an iyeska (mixed blood) who looks Wasicu.

Filed Under: Opinion
Jeffrey Whalen: Oglala Sioux Tribe denies off-reservation voters (01/19)
The tribal folks in the Great Plains Region should be concerned about how their constitutions were drafted and the subsequent language that is contained in them.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Report due into police shooting of Native man (01/19)
As the community begins the healing process following the shooting death of Allen Locke by officer Anthony Meirose, several organizations are scrambling to find positive solutions to investigate and solve these too frequent occurrences.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Tribes continue fight against Keystone Pipeline (01/16)
The most recent House bill to approve the Keystone pipeline was passed 266-153 and sent to the Senate.

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