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Filed Under: Opinion
Bryan Brewer: Congress does right thing with tribal taxation bill (09/26)
The president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe praises Congress for passing H.R.3043, the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Native Sun News: Billy Mills marks 50th birthday of Olympic win (09/25)
Fifty years ago a young Oglala Lakota man stepped up to the starting line of the 10,000 meter run at the 1964 Olympics not knowing that he was about the create history.

Filed Under: Education | National | Sports
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux athletes make the jump to college (09/24)
This year two athletes from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, each possessing unlimited potential, are experiencing the highs and lows of being 'redshirted.'

Filed Under: Opinion
Charles Trimble: Rename peak in Black Hills for Oglala holy man (09/23)
My old friend Basil Brave Heart is proposing to have Harney Peak, the highest point east of the Rockies, renamed after Oglala holy man Black Elk.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Treaty council condemns ceremony misuse (09/23)
At a recent meeting of the Black Hills Treaty Council in Rapid City a resolution was called for from the Oglala Sioux Tribe to stem the misuse and desecration of traditional ceremonies of the Oceti Sakowin.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Regina Brave: The earth that once was will soon be no more (09/19)
Once upon a time this land was inhabited by the most civilized peoples of the world who lived in harmony with Mother Earth.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Tribes united against Keystone XL Pipeline (09/19)
The tribally funded Oyate Wahacanka Woecun movement announced 'a monumental action' to oppose construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline in South Dakota.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Mashable: Oglala Sioux man still pushing MazaCoin currency (09/18)
Payu Harris developed the MazaCoin as a form of digital currency that he wanted the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota to adopt.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Bryan Brewer: Approve HR.3043 to stop IRS harassment of tribes (09/15)
Bryan Brewer, the president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, calls for passage of H.R.3043, the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion | Politics
Bryan Brewer: Bill for Native language immersion a high priority (09/12)
As President of the Oglala Sioux Tribe I would like to say kudos to the National Congress of American Indians for including the Native Language Immersion Student Achievement Act as a priority legislative issue.

Filed Under: Education | National | Sports
Native Sun News: Olympic medalist visits Pine Ridge Reservation (09/12)
It is not often that kids from a secluded reservation in South Dakota are able to welcome a UFC title challenger into their schools.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Oglala Sioux Tribe stands behind police chief despite complaints (09/10)
A police officer was fired for repeatedly tasering an unresponsive tribal member.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Tribes worried about Black Hills uranium mines (09/10)
In the wake of federal hearings about reopening uranium mines and milling in Black Hills treaty territory, members of the Atomic Safety and Licensing Board must decide if Native American sacred sites would be adequately preserved.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Native Sun News: Film company aims to bring Native stories to life (09/02)
Two Oglala Lakota people with the vision and skills have stepped forward to make the change in how their stories are told.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Native Sun News: Release of secret uranium mining data ordered (09/01)
In answer to prayers of the Oglala Sioux Tribe and allies to revoke licensing of the proposed Dewey-Burdock uranium mine and mill, a panel of administrative judges ordered corporate disclosure of secret bore-hole records about the site’s geology.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Oglala Sioux people aren't afraid to say no to easy cash (09/01)
Rumors are circulating on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota about large quantities of oil beneath the surface of the lands harboring the poorest people in America.

Filed Under: Health | Law
WAER: ICWA matters handled in 'kangaroo courts' in South Dakota (08/29)
The Department of Justice is siding with tribes in an Indian Child Welfare Act dispute in South Dakota.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
Gila River Indian Community to see $77.6M from Cobell buy-back (08/29)
Responses are due October 10, the Interior Department said in a press release.

Filed Under: Law | National
Fired Oglala Sioux Tribe police officer indicted for taser incident (08/26)
Rebecca M. Sotherland was charged with deprivation of rights under color of law and assault with a dangerous weapon for an incident that drew widespread condemnation in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Tribes use reservations to restore rare and endangered species (08/26)
Tribes in Montana and South Dakota are keeping rare and endangered species alive thanks to their preservation efforts.

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