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Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Candidate seeks investigation into program (10/22)
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Susan Wismer is challenging a Republican legislature to demand accountability.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ivan Star Comes Out: Lakota people disrespect our language (10/22)
I came into this world immersed in Lakota language and culture.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Eyapaha Today: Oneida singer follows in her mother's footsteps (10/22)
Kahawitha Shenandoah, known affectionately as Leah, has been singing since she can remember.

Filed Under: Health | National
Native Sun News: Activists take annual swim to Alcatraz Island (10/21)
Nakina Mills and Amanda Carlow of Pine Ridge Indian Reservation are among American Indian health activists from South Dakota, Washington and California states, taking part in the annual PATHSTAR Alcatraz Swim Week.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Deaths of Native men in Rapid City remain unsolved (10/20)
It started in May of 1998. Bodies began to show up in or near Rapid City Creek.

Filed Under: Education | National | Sports
Native Sun News: Billy Mills wows youth at Black Hills Powwow (10/20)
Olympic legend Billy Mills, Oglala Lakota, stole the attention and hearts of over five thousand Rapid City school kids.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe buckles to pressure on park (10/17)
The Oglala Sioux Tribal council has now reversed itself and has voted to send a decision to build a first of its kind Tribal National park to a referendum vote.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Native vote plays key role in Senate matchup (10/16)
South Dakota is up for grabs and its Native American population may play a huge part in deciding who represents the Mt. Rushmore State and tribes in the Senate.

Filed Under: Health | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Governor's race in South Dakota is heating up (10/15)
It may seem that the Senate race in the state is the only game in town, but that may be changing as the South Dakota gubernatorial race heats up.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Foes of uranium mine make case at hearing (10/13)
Five people testified against proposed northern Black Hills uranium mining in view of sacred Mato Tipila.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Powwow in Black Hills brings history to life (10/10)
The He Sapa Wacipi na Oskate begins this week in the foothills of the sacred Black Hills

Filed Under: Environment
Native Sun News: Hopi woman brings solar power to the people (10/09)
Deb Tewa, a member of the Hopi tribe of Arizona, is one of few women who install solar energy systems

Filed Under: Environment | National | Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Fracking bans needed across Indian Country (10/09)
It is time for a fracked oil and gas moratorium on Ft. Berthold and Standing Rock reservations.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Senate debate focuses on Keystone XL plan (10/08)
As November approaches the South Dakota senatorial race is tightening and one particular important issue to Native American voters was addressed last week at political forum hosted by Oglala Lakota College.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
Regina Brave: Starchy foods and alcohol are killing our people (10/07)
Alcoholism is a devastating disease unknown to our ancestors. Alcohol now pervades every nook, cranny and dimension of our society.

Filed Under: Opinion
Brandon Ecoffey: Let's put stereotypes of Indian people to rest (10/06)
This state has a ton of wonderful people but if you looked at some of the policies that are in place here you might think of South Dakota as the Alabama of the north.

Filed Under: Education | National
Native Sun News: Montana schools observe Native American Day (10/03)
Friday, September 26 is recognized across Montana as Native American Heritage Day, a Day to recognize and celebrate Montana Native cultures, history and diversity.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Environment | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Harvest the Hope concert unites Keystone foes (10/02)
Cowboys and Indians; West coast and East Coast; brown and white; rich and poor; 8,000 people gathered on a farm owned by Art and Helen Tanderup in solidarity

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Telling the indigenous story with public art (10/01)
The First Nations Sculpture Garden in Rapid City, South Dakota, remembers the past of the indigenous peoples of this area.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Agency weighs uranium mine near sacred site (09/30)
A federal Atomic Safety and Licensing Board panel has given the public until Sept. 28 to submit written or oral comments about Strata Energy Inc.’s proposal to mine for uranium near Mato Tipila in the northern Black Hills.

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