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Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe battles uranium mine project (04/01)
A company that wants to be the first to mine for uranium in South Dakota’s underground water table omitted any mention of the Oglala Sioux tribal government’s staunch legal battle against the proposal.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Ceremony welcomes return of spiritual beings (03/31)
Lakota voices sang in unison, drumbeats reverberated through the spires of rock known to the ancients as Hinhan Kaga, as hundreds of people welcomed back the Wakinyan Oyate (Thunder Beings).

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Designation sought for Cheyenne warrior site (03/30)
In September, 1890, shortly after the Northern Cheyenne Reservation was established, two young Cheyenne, Head Chief (19) and Young Mule (13), rode to a warrior’s death at the hands of the U.S. Military rather than being hanged for killing a cowboy.

Filed Under: National
Tim Giago hands over the reins as publisher of Native Sun News (03/27)
The largest weekly newspaper in South Dakota will be in the hands of two Lakota women.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Native Sun News: Businesses show support for LNI tournament (03/27)
As the prospect of the Lakota Nation Invitational finding a new host was looming, Prairie Edge Galleries of downtown Rapid City hosted a meet and greet for local business owners, city officials, concerned citizens, and LNI Board members.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ivan Star: The influences of boarding school and Vietnam War (03/27)
I have been struggling for many long solitary years with certain facets of my adult life

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Mayor of Rapid City addresses race relations (03/26)
Native Sun News sat down with Kooiker to discuss race relations, his management of recent racial incidents and the future of the city regarding Native American citizens.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux leader not pleased with boycott (03/26)
A resolution passed by the Oglala Sioux Tribal Council erroneously listed Rapid City Attorney Patrick Duffy as a writer for the Rapid City Journal and advised stores selling the Journal on the reservation to refrain from doing so.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux veteran training for Paralympics (03/25)
Samantha Tucker, an enrolled member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, is a U.S. Air Force Veteran with 11 years of civil service with the U.S. Army.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Tribe seeks boycott of Rapid City newspaper (03/24)
Mistakes in journalism are a daily and frequent occurrence; stories are retracted, apologies are often made.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux woman witnesses chemical spill (03/23)
When Nancy Kile saw the hazmat truck heading to the Chadron waste collection site, she all but panicked, dreading that the driver would dump its load of chemically contaminated soil at the place where she obtains compost to enrich her garden.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe targets BIA officer (03/20)
Officer Jose Valdez has been involved in two shootings and a beating since December 2013.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Former US Attorney reflects on Indian cases (03/19)
Many Native Americans felt secure when five years ago, it was announced that the son of one of Indian Countries closest allies was appointed to the post of U.S. Attorney for the District of South Dakota.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Ernestine Chasing Hawk takes over as editor (03/18)
Ernestine Chasing Hawk will be promoted to editor of the Native Sun News effective April 1

Filed Under: Environment | Health | National
Native Sun News: Oil spill threatens North Dakota tribe's water (03/18)
It wasn’t until two years ago that the families in this rural community of 600 were able to connect to running supplies of drinking water.

Filed Under: Health | National
Native Sun News: Rapid City leader looks to address addictions (03/17)
One way 'we are all related' is the way addiction impacts individuals, families and communities no matter the color of our skin.

Filed Under: Business | National
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe starts business arm (03/16)
Recently, the Tribal Council decided to turn management of three tribal businesses over to a separate entity, the Northern Cheyenne Development Corporation.

Filed Under: Education | Health | National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux youth step up to address suicide (03/13)
The loss of a child’s life in any community is devastating, but when it is the loss of five young lives in the span of a few months by means of suicide it becomes tragic.

Filed Under: Law
Native Sun News: Homeless Indian man found dead in Rapid City (03/12)
On the morning of Mar. 3 at approximately 10:30 a.m., police were called to the corner of Omaha and 5th streets, near Memorial Park for a report of a man found lying dead.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ivan Star: Self-contained Lakota families slowly become extinct (03/12)
Most of today’s children are growing up without the benefits of a father and a mother within the context of a self-sufficient family.

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