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Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Native Sun News: President of Oglala Sioux Tribe dodges bullets (07/28)
The attempt to unseat the current President of the Oglala Sioux Tribe has failed.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Lakota and Pueblo Indians on Pine Ridge Reservation (07/28)
We were all one big family of Lakota and Pueblo Indians living on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation thanks to the Texas ranchers who sent their cattle through New Mexico to Dakota Territory.

Filed Under: Law
Four sentenced for stealing HHS funds from Oglala Sioux Tribe (07/25)
The four stole about $109,000 from a program meant to help needy people with energy bills.

Filed Under: Environment | Health | National
Blog: Tanka Fund aims to grow Indian Country's bison economy (07/25)
The GOAT Blog on High Country News explores the Tanka Fund, an effort to restore bison to Indian communities.

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: Opinion
Ivan Star Comes Out: Group disturbs tranquility at Bear Butte (07/25)
Mato Paha has been a sacred site to the northern tribes for thousands of years.

Filed Under: Health | National
Native Sun News: IHS hospital at Pine Ridge undergoes review (07/25)
Two weeks ago the Pine Ridge Indian Health Service Unit underwent a full survey conducted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to determine if the hospital is meeting the minimum requirements.

Filed Under: Law | National
Oglala Sioux Tribe still working on plan for legal alcohol sales (07/24)
A court challenge kept the referendum in limbo for much of the past year.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Candidate wants Obama to meet with tribes (07/23)
Senate candidate Larry Pressler wants tribes in South Dakota to help him host a presidential visit.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Oglala Sioux Tribe could benefit from new currency (07/22)
Writer says the MazaCoin, a digital currency, could boost the economy for the Oglala Sioux Tribe.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Native Sun News: Lakota War Path team wins world relay title (07/22)
Lakota War Path, owned by Calvin Ghost Bear and captained by his son Don Ghost Bear, has been winning all year.

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: Opinion
Charles Trimble: No longer a Wannabee with Oglala tribal ID (07/21)
For many years I have been strutting around posing as a real Oglala, looking askance and sneering at the masses of less-fortunate tribesmen who are not lucky enough to claim such royal blood.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Treat alcoholism and drug addictions as diseases (07/21)
The consumption of alcohol and the use of drugs is a disease and it must be attacked as a disease.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Senate candidate backs holocaust memorial at Wounded Knee (07/18)
Larry Pressler said the museum could be built with state and federal funds.

Filed Under: Politics
President of Oglala Sioux Tribe survives impeachment attempt (07/18)
President Bryan Brewer is back in office.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ivan Star Comes Out: Teach youth about forms of government (07/17)
Realistically, we have something between a democracy and a dictatorship.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux president replies to complaints (07/17)
Suspended Oglala Sioux Tribe President Bryan Brewer responded to the two complaints levied against him.

Filed Under: Cobell | National | Politics
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe signs agreement for Cobell buy-back (07/16)
The reservation is the second-most fractionated in Indian Country.

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