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Review: Fictional book about 'Lakota' people deserves benefit of the doubt
Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Review: Fictional book about 'Lakota' people deserves benefit of the doubt (July 21, 2017)
Readers of Quiet Until the Thaw are going to find its contents rather familiar -- it's essentially a fictional account of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.

Mary Annette Pember: Oglala Sioux Tribe works on law enforcement pact
Law | National
Mary Annette Pember: Oglala Sioux Tribe works on law enforcement pact (July 17, 2017)
High rates of violent crime -- including 17 homicides last year -- have prompted the Oglala Sioux Tribe to enter into talks with local law enforcement.

BillMoyers.Com: Oglala Sioux citizen working to rebuild his community
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BillMoyers.Com: Oglala Sioux citizen working to rebuild his community (July 10, 2017)
On South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Reservation, Nick Tilsen is upending entrenched poverty and rebuilding his Lakota community.

Five dead and four injured in vehicle accident on Pine Ridge Reservation
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Five dead and four injured in vehicle accident on Pine Ridge Reservation (July 10, 2017)
A car accident has claimed the lives of five people on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.

Tribes in for long haul as oil continues to flow through Dakota Access Pipeline
Environment | Law | National | Politics
Tribes in for long haul as oil continues to flow through Dakota Access Pipeline (June 23, 2017)
Tribal leaders remain confident they will be able to stop oil from flowing through the Dakota Access Pipeline even though a decision isn't expected until the fall.

Oglala Sioux Tribe might enter extradition pact in South Dakota
Law
Oglala Sioux Tribe might enter extradition pact in South Dakota (June 6, 2017)
High rates of crime have prompted the Oglala Sioux Tribe to enter into discussions with law enforcement agencies off the reservation.

Two more spills of oil from Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota
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Two more spills of oil from Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota (May 23, 2017)
Both spills were relatively small but they occurred even before the controversial project has been put into full operation.

Dakota Access seeks to intervene in Oglala Sioux Tribe's lawsuit
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Dakota Access seeks to intervene in Oglala Sioux Tribe's lawsuit (May 17, 2017)
The filing comes as the wealthy backers of the pipeline prepare to ship oil on June 1.

Native Sun News Today: Pine Ridge man convicted of teen girl's murder
Law | National
Native Sun News Today: Pine Ridge man convicted of teen girl's murder (May 11, 2017)
What began as a night of underage drinking with liquor, allegedly purchased from a bootlegger in a plastic water bottle in east Pine Ridge, ended with one girl shot and bleeding.

Whiteclay liquor store owners head to highest court in Nebraska
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Whiteclay liquor store owners head to highest court in Nebraska (May 10, 2017)
Beer is no longer flowing in a small town near the Pine Ridge Reservation as a lawsuit plays out in the state courts.

Native Sun News Today: Book brings 'Tasunka' horse legend to life
Arts & Entertainment | National
Native Sun News Today: Book brings 'Tasunka' horse legend to life (May 10, 2017)
While visiting the pristine homeland of his ancestors, Donald Montileaux reconnected to the folklore and lifestyle of the Lakota people.

Native Sun News Today: Whiteclay liquor sales come to an abrupt halt
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Native Sun News Today: Whiteclay liquor sales come to an abrupt halt (May 9, 2017)
Liquor licenses for Jumping Eagle Inn, State Line Liquor, Arrowhead Inn and D&S Pioneer were set to expire April 30, and under advisement of their attorneys, the four stores shuttered their doors.

Victor Swallow: The days when the BIA ran everything at Pine Ridge
Opinion
Victor Swallow: The days when the BIA ran everything at Pine Ridge (May 5, 2017)
Here is a story that shows a little about the effect of what the government did to us Lakota.

Ivan Star Comes Out: Let's scrutinize the Indian Reorganization Act
Opinion | Politics
Ivan Star Comes Out: Let's scrutinize the Indian Reorganization Act (May 4, 2017)
Mark Twain, the humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer, once wrote: 'Politicians and diapers must be changed often – and for the same reason.'

Native Sun News Today: Lakota students clean up their community
Education | Environment | National
Native Sun News Today: Lakota students clean up their community (May 3, 2017)
Originally Lynn Miller wanted to organize his kids to work with nearby high schools in Pine Ridge for an Earth Day clean up detail.

Whiteclay goes quiet as liquor stores near reservation shut down
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Whiteclay goes quiet as liquor stores near reservation shut down (May 1, 2017)
Liquor is no longer flowing in a small town near the Pine Ridge Reservation for the first time in more than a century.

Whiteclay liquor stores must close temporarily amid court battle
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Whiteclay liquor stores must close temporarily amid court battle (April 28, 2017)
The stores near the Pine Ridge Reservation are being advised to stop selling liquor when their licenses expire over the weekend.

Whiteclay liquor stores win surprise court ruling on liquor licenses
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Whiteclay liquor stores win surprise court ruling on liquor licenses (April 27, 2017)
A judge in Nebraska gave the owners a big victory, allowing them to continue selling beer near the Pine Ridge Reservation.

Native Sun News Today: Battle over Whiteclay liquor just beginning
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Native Sun News Today: Battle over Whiteclay liquor just beginning (April 27, 2017)
Frank LaMere, who crusaded against alcohol sales in Whiteclay, Nebraska, for more than two decades, broke down into tears.

Whiteclay liquor stores aim to stay open pending fight for licenses
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Whiteclay liquor stores aim to stay open pending fight for licenses (April 26, 2017)
The stores in the tiny Nebraska town are supposed to shut down when their licenses expire over the weekend.

Native Sun News Today: Groups fight uranium mining in Black Hills
Environment | National
Native Sun News Today: Groups fight uranium mining in Black Hills (April 25, 2017)
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s release of “apparent violations” of surface and groundwater requirements in uranium mill cleanup underscored the latest efforts to prevent the permitting of proposed new mines and mills in the Black Hills.

Native Sun News Today: Chickasaw citizen donates prom dresses to Pine Ridge youth
Education | National
Native Sun News Today: Chickasaw citizen donates prom dresses to Pine Ridge youth (April 24, 2017)
Every spring teenage girls at Pine Ridge high school get asked to their senior prom, and prom dresses are expensive.

Whiteclay liquor stores ordered to shut down after losing licenses
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Whiteclay liquor stores ordered to shut down after losing licenses (April 20, 2017)
A day many Native people thought would never come finally arrived in Nebraska.

Ivan Star Comes Out: True tribal histories are concealed in America
Opinion
Ivan Star Comes Out: True tribal histories are concealed in America (April 20, 2017)
Oglala District Representative, Stephanie Leasure, offered me an opportunity to provide prayer for the first day the Oglala Sioux Tribal Council’s April session.

Victor Swallow: She didn't have much but she made Kool-Aid for us
Opinion
Victor Swallow: She didn't have much but she made Kool-Aid for us (April 13, 2017)
I try real hard to remember the good times and different happenings that made an impact on me.

Native Sun News Today: Rise in violent crime seen on Pine Ridge Reservation
Law | National
Native Sun News Today: Rise in violent crime seen on Pine Ridge Reservation (April 13, 2017)
More gun violence erupted over the weekend on the Pine Ridge Indian reservation just days after tribal, state and federal officers met to talk about combining efforts to curb gun violence on the reservation.

Karl Jageris: Working together to address the crisis at Pine Ridge
Law | Opinion
Karl Jageris: Working together to address the crisis at Pine Ridge (April 12, 2017)
The reality is that the Pine Ridge Reservation and Rapid City aren’t separate communities anymore.

Nebraska commission holds long hearing on Whiteclay liquor stores
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Nebraska commission holds long hearing on Whiteclay liquor stores (April 7, 2017)
Tribal officials, activists and allies said the stores should lose their licenses because they create numerous problems.

Native Sun News Today: Young artist connects with Lakota culture
Arts & Entertainment | National
Native Sun News Today: Young artist connects with Lakota culture (April 6, 2017)
Just over two decades ago Jacob Helvick was born to an adopted Lakota mother and raised in Humboldt, Iowa.

Ivan Star Comes Out: Indian Country still waiting on that New Deal
Opinion
Ivan Star Comes Out: Indian Country still waiting on that New Deal (April 5, 2017)
The so-called 'New Indian Deal' emphasized tribal self-government, economic recovery, and revitalization of cultural identity.

Victor D. Swallow: Stories of hardship on the Pine Ridge Reservation
Opinion
Victor D. Swallow: Stories of hardship on the Pine Ridge Reservation (April 3, 2017)
Stories like these need to be told on how life was after reservations were created and the hardships they endured.

Whiteclay liquor licenses under review amid outcry in Nebraska
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Whiteclay liquor licenses under review amid outcry in Nebraska (March 28, 2017)
Officials in Nebraska finally appear to be taking a stronger stance on liquor issues in the border town.

Victor Swallow: When the Air Force bomber crashed at Pine Ridge
Opinion
Victor Swallow: When the Air Force bomber crashed at Pine Ridge (March 28, 2017)
My family lived about three miles from the west side border of the bombing area and eight to ten miles where they were bombing.

Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux Tribe questions loss of federal funds
National
Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux Tribe questions loss of federal funds (March 27, 2017)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs general assistance fund is due to run out of money on March 30.

Native Sun News Today: Young fighters maintain Lakota tradition
National | Sports
Native Sun News Today: Young fighters maintain Lakota tradition (March 23, 2017)
It must have been over a century ago that the first Lakota put on boxing gloves.

Native Sun News Today: Community development project continues on Pine Ridge Reservation
National
Native Sun News Today: Community development project continues on Pine Ridge Reservation (March 22, 2017)
Gathered on the first floor of what will soon be a finished home, local community members looked around and imagined what the home will look like when surrounded by parks, stores and other buildings on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.

Native Sun News Today: Whiteclay liquor sales up for review again
Business | National
Native Sun News Today: Whiteclay liquor sales up for review again (March 21, 2017)
Nebraska’s state liquor commission will decide the fate of the tiny but notorious town of Whiteclay, whose livelihood depends on selling beer to vulnerable Lakota.

Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux Tribe battles uranium mining
Environment | National
Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux Tribe battles uranium mining (March 20, 2017)
The Environmental Protection Agency plans to to issue underground water permits for the uranium mining and milling project opposed by the Oglala Sioux Tribe.

Native Sun News Today: Ex-Indian Health Service doctor charged for abuse of minor
Health | Law | National
Native Sun News Today: Ex-Indian Health Service doctor charged for abuse of minor (March 16, 2017)
A former Indian Health Service pediatrician stationed at the Pine Ridge Service Unit was charged with sexual abuse crimes against a minor.

Native Sun News Today: Lawmakers in South Dakota honor legacy of Sitting Bull
National | Politics
Native Sun News Today: Lawmakers in South Dakota honor legacy of Sitting Bull (March 14, 2017)
Several new laws and resolutions favoring members of the South Dakota’s nine federally-recognized tribes are waiting for Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s approval.

Tim Giago: Sundays were always special at Pine Ridge boarding school
Education | Opinion
Tim Giago: Sundays were always special at Pine Ridge boarding school (March 13, 2017)
Sundays were always special to us at the Holy Rosary Indian Mission boarding school.

Victor Swallow: Brothers always treated Lakota people with respect
Opinion
Victor Swallow: Brothers always treated Lakota people with respect (March 7, 2017)
The Wilson boys knew how to get along with Lakota people from Red Shirt to Oglala.

Native Sun News Editorial: Sioux Nation ignores its own claims to treaty territory
Opinion
Native Sun News Editorial: Sioux Nation ignores its own claims to treaty territory (March 3, 2017)
The oral history of the Oglala Lakota recalls that the great Lakota warrior Crazy Horse was born along the banks of the Minneluzahan or Rapid Creek, the very same creek that still runs through the center of Rapid City.

Sioux Nation citizens seek to join Dakota Access Pipeline lawsuit
Environment | Law | National | Politics
Sioux Nation citizens seek to join Dakota Access Pipeline lawsuit (February 27, 2017)
The 13 citizens, a group that includes LaDonna Brave Bull Allard, are seeking to add President Donald Trump to the ongoing case.

Victor Swallow: The ladies dumped the flour and made dresses out of the sacks
Opinion
Victor Swallow: The ladies dumped the flour and made dresses out of the sacks (February 27, 2017)
Stories I write are stories told to me by my mother and father as to them from relatives who lived from the 1840’s to the 1940’s.

Native Sun News Today: Pine Ridge Reservation residents worried about water
Environment | Health | National
Native Sun News Today: Pine Ridge Reservation residents worried about water (February 24, 2017)
Pine Ridge residents find themselves increasingly worried about being without water.

Tim Giago: Our Lakota children are dying while we wring our hands
Opinion
Tim Giago: Our Lakota children are dying while we wring our hands (February 20, 2017)
The Lakota call their children 'wakanyeja’ which means Sacred and special. There are times I wonder if we are deluding ourselves.

Native Sun News Today: Drilling test in treaty territory stirs concern
Environment | National
Native Sun News Today: Drilling test in treaty territory stirs concern (February 17, 2017)
Tribal authorities and other members of the public roundly questioned proposals for drilling deep boreholes to test nuclear waste disposal technology in 1851 Ft. Laramie Treaty territory.

Standing Rock leader vows to 'forgive' but keep fighting after White House slight
Environment | Law | National | Politics
Standing Rock leader vows to 'forgive' but keep fighting after White House slight (February 15, 2017)
Mistrust of the new Trump administration is running high as Indian Country tries to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Native Sun News Today: Vic Runnels was an artist for all seasons
Arts & Entertainment | National
Native Sun News Today: Vic Runnels was an artist for all seasons (February 15, 2017)
Vic Runnels passed away on January 29. He was a multitalented artist and member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.

Tim Giago: A reservation boarding school teacher I'll never forget
Opinion
Tim Giago: A reservation boarding school teacher I'll never forget (February 13, 2017)
John Bryde showed up at the Holy Rosary Indian Mission in the early 1940s.

Dakota Access ready to start transporting oil sooner than expected
Environment | Law | National | Politics
Dakota Access ready to start transporting oil sooner than expected (February 13, 2017)
Even though Dakota Access is moving a lot faster than anticipated, a federal judge declined to halt construction activities in North Dakota.

Victor Swallow: Oglala Sioux family remains connected to the land
Opinion
Victor Swallow: Oglala Sioux family remains connected to the land (February 13, 2017)
Most of the stories I write about way back when are told to me by my mother Lizzie Two Bulls-Swallow.

Native Sun News Today: Indian Child Welfare Act fight continues as South Dakota appeals lawsuit
Law | National
Native Sun News Today: Indian Child Welfare Act fight continues as South Dakota appeals lawsuit (January 25, 2017)
For those who’ve lost children to a system that steals their identity, culture and connection to their families, and then subjects them to a system where many may languish unconnected for decades, the Indian Child Welfare Act appeared to be a Godsend.

Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe revives emergency management plan
Environment | National
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe revives emergency management plan (January 24, 2017)
When an emergency occurs on the Pine Ridge Reservation, the tribe's emergency management department needs to be ready for anything.

Denver American Horse: Ringing in a new year with our sovereignty
Opinion
Denver American Horse: Ringing in a new year with our sovereignty (January 23, 2017)
We should start thinking about working towards becoming a stand alone independent country; no longer as wards of the federal government.

Lakota Country Times: New group takes action for youth on Pine Ridge Reservation
Health | National
Lakota Country Times: New group takes action for youth on Pine Ridge Reservation (January 23, 2017)
There’s no sense creating a group to solve a problem if you’re not going to make the effort to seriously address the issue.

Ivan Star Comes Out: Unresolved trauma affects Lakota way of life
Opinion
Ivan Star Comes Out: Unresolved trauma affects Lakota way of life (January 23, 2017)
As a life-long resident on the Pine Ridge, I am continually hearing livid remarks regarding the less-than-quality life here.

Lakota Country Times:  New Oglala Sioux leader encourages youth
Business | Education | National
Lakota Country Times: New Oglala Sioux leader encourages youth (January 20, 2017)
Newly-elected Oglala Sioux President Scott Weston addressed young entrepreneurs at the Lakota Nation Invitational's business plan competition and outlined plans for his administration going forward.

Lakota Country Times: Another year of big news in Lakota territory
National
Lakota Country Times: Another year of big news in Lakota territory (January 19, 2017)
Over the course of the last year Lakota Country has witnessed several events of a historical nature that will have a lasting impact.

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