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Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Native Sun News: Tensions rise over Keystone XL proceedings (04/21)
After the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) denied motions by the Yankton Sioux and the Standing Rock Sioux tribes on TransCanada Corp.’s proposed Keystone XL tar-sands crude-oil pipeline, tribal opponents of the project and their allies rallied to be heard at an April 15 hearing.

Filed Under: Politics
President of Rosebud Sioux Tribe removed after ethics hearing (04/16)
The council voted unanimously to remove Cyril Scott and barred him from running for office in the future.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Stephen Pevar: Tribes and families fight back with ICWA lawsuit (04/15)
Over the last four years alone, more than 500 Indian children were forcibly removed from their homes by state officials in Pennington County, South Dakota.

Filed Under: Law | National
South Dakota authorities quiet on ruling in landmark ICWA case (04/01)
A National Public Radio investigation prompted a public outcry but a federal judge's decision has officials declining to comment.

Filed Under: Law | National
Tribes and families in South Dakota win big victory in ICWA case (03/31)
'Indian children, parents and tribes deserve better,' a federal judge wrote as he ordered the state to revamp its child welfare practices.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
DOI sends another $34M in offers on Rosebud Sioux Reservation (03/24)
The offers were made as part of the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.

Filed Under: Health | Law
Woman from Rosebud Sioux Tribe still in mental health review (03/23)
Michelle Wounded Face, 24, accused of leaving her two daughters alone in a car on a freezing-cold day.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Rosebud Sioux Tribe rounds up dogs in response to fatal attack (03/18)
Julia Charging Whirlwind, 49, was killed by a pack of dogs on Saturday morning.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Lakota children in 'imminent danger' in state (03/11)
Indian children living in South Dakota may no longer be 'in imminent danger' from the grasp of state social workers who remove them from their families.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Federal judge hears arguments in ICWA case (03/06)
A case involving the first 48 hours after an Indian child is taken from its home that has gotten national attention was heard Thursday at the Federal Courthouse in Rapid City.

Filed Under: Law | National
Indian families in South Dakota battle to keep children at home (03/02)
Of the children in foster care in the state, 51 percent are Indian.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Rich Winter: Let's keep Lakota Nation Invitational in Rapid City (02/26)
While I think people are disgusted by the lack of justice recently doled out in Rapid City, I hope people are thinking about all of the ramifications that would be involved in moving LNI.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Rosebud Sioux Tribe leader sidelined by council (02/26)
Amid controversy over constitutional requirements for the number of votes needed to bring ethics charges against the leader of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, council moved to suspend President Cyril Scott.

Filed Under: Opinion
Rich Winter: A few too many bad apples in 'racist' South Dakota (02/23)
The incident seemed like a clear and definable moment, where the state of South Dakota had a real opportunity to send a clear message that racism is not ok.

Filed Under: Education | National
Native Sun News: Lakota student helps out with his community (02/20)
The Rapid City Club for Boys is a supportive program for the Native American students living in the area.

Filed Under: National | Technology
Facebook deactivated account of Rosebud Sioux grandmother (02/13)
Vienna Elk Looks Back was locked out because her name wasn't considered authentic.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Trust
Native Sun News: Tribes battle to protect sacred Bear Butte land (02/11)
Bear Butte is a mountain considered sacred by the Northern Cheyenne and the tribes of the Great Sioux Nation. Should it be protected by placing it into federal trust status?

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Rosebud Sioux college hosts annual powwow (02/10)
Despite freezing rain and wintery conditions, Sinte Gleska University brought friends and families together for another successful pow wow.

Filed Under: Law
Rosebud Sioux woman to see mental evaluation in abuse case (02/04)
Michelle Wounded Face, 24, is accused of leaving her two daughters, aged 2 and 4, alone in car on a freezing-cold day.

Filed Under: Canada | National | Sports
Phil Baird: Looking back at early days of the Indian rodeo circuit (02/02)
In 1912, the Rosebud Sioux Reservation town of White River, S.D. held its first Independence Day celebration with bronco busting, roping contests, and a 'sham' battle by the local Indians.

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