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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: Law | National
Native Sun News: DOJ backs tribes in ICWA case in South Dakota (08/21)
The Department of Justice filed a brief last week supporting the legal positions of several tribes and parents in their lawsuit against the state of South Dakota for its handlings of a specific part of the Indian Child Welfare Act.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Lakota activist Rosalie Little Thunder passes away at age of 64 (08/13)
Rosalie Little Thunder was a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe who worked to stop the slaughter of bison in Yellowstone National Park.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Indigenous Riders roar through reservations (08/11)
A small number of people with big hearts roared into Pine Ridge last week to provide a buffalo feed, stories, and some much needed relaxation to members of the community.

Filed Under: Law | National
Suit filed over tasing of nine-year-old from Rosebud Sioux Tribe (08/08)
The mother of the girl is suing the city of Pierre, its police chief and police officers for the October 2013 tasering incident.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
Deadline approaches for buyback on Rosebud Sioux Reservation (08/05)
Some $50 million in offers were made to 11,000 landowners on the reservation.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Tribes discuss water concerns at conference (08/01)
Coinciding with a Great Plains Tribal Water Alliance conference about concerns for the Missouri River and Ogallala Aquifer on July 23-24, the U.S. EPA issued a new Policy on Environmental Justice.

Filed Under: Health | National
Indian Health Service discloses privacy breach of patient data (07/25)
A file folder containing names, Social Security numbers and VA information was left in a public place.

Filed Under: Opinion
Steven Pevar: Indian children are being taken from their homes (07/25)
Attorney Steven Pevar of the ACLU explains why tribes and Indian parents are suing South Dakota.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Tribes seek final judgment in ICWA dispute (07/21)
Lawyers working on behalf of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, the Rosebud Sioux tribe and four Native American families have asked a court to issue a judgment.

Filed Under: Law | National
Tribes in South Dakota seek control over child welfare programs (06/27)
Applications come amid tribal complaints about too many Indian children in non-Indian homes.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
SDPR: Buy-back program offers $50M on Rosebud Reservation (06/27)
The Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations has sent out $50 million in offers on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation in South Dakota.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
DOI sends out $50M in buy-back offers on Rosebud Reservation (06/25)
The deadline to accept is August 16.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: South Dakota tribes barred from Obama meet (06/19)
Tribes from South Dakota were barred from a round table discussion that President Obama had with tribal leaders from North Dakota.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Tribes and activists urge Obama to reject Keystone XL Pipeline (06/16)
The president didn't address the controversy during his historic visit to Indian Country.

Filed Under: Law | National
SDPR: Family questions Rosebud Sioux Tribe's handling of case (06/10)
Feather Rae Colombe died after a high-speed chase with tribal law enforcement.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Arvol Looking Horse speaks against Keystone (04/28)
Arvol Looking Horse, 19th generation keeper of the Sacred White Buffalo Calf Pipe Bundle of the Oceti Sakowin, targeted the proposed Keystone XL tar-sands crude-oil pipeline in a statement to commemorate Earth Day.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Column: Frank Waln blends Native traditions with hip-hop (04/21)
Frank Waln brings traditional storytelling to his award-winning hip-hop music.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Rosebud Sioux Tribe opposes megaloads through reservation (04/17)
The Rosebud Sioux Tribe of South Dakota has barred megaload shipments through its reservation.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Lower Brule Sioux Tribe linked to Keystone XL (04/10)
Critics of TransCanada Corp.’s proposal to cross Lakota Territory with the Keystone XL Pipeline revealed a paper trail April 3, which exposed the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe’s disposition to cooperate with the project.

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