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Filed Under: Law | National
Oglala Sioux Tribe rounds up dogs after deadly attack on girl (11/21)
Police Chief Ron Duke said addressing the dog problem will be priority for the tribal council.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux youth to join White House meet (11/21)
Last year a star freshman point guard inspired a reservation with a message of hope designed to prevent suicide.

Filed Under: Law | National
Dog attack blamed for death of eight-year-old girl at Pine Ridge (11/20)
The FBI is looking into the incident, the third dog attack in Indian Country this month.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe sues South Dakota over sales tax (11/20)
The state refused to renew the tribe's liquor licenses because the tribe won't collect a tax on the sale of liquor to non-Indians.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Greg Grey Cloud explains Lakota honor song after Senate vote (11/20)
Young activist was thanking the lawmakers who rejected a bill to approve the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux woman shot and killed by police (11/20)
An Oglala Sioux Tribal member and former resident of Pine Ridge was shot and killed by an officer of the Mitchell Police Department.

Filed Under: Education | National
Map: Most common Native languages include Navajo and Crow (11/18)
The highest percentages are from counties where Navajo, Crow and Cheyenne are spoken.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Winona LaDuke addresses energy addiction (11/18)
Anishinaabe tribal member Winona LaDuke called for a 'transition from the tipi to the Tesla,' during a speaking engagement in the South Dakota state capital.

Filed Under: Opinion
Jeffrey Whalen: Crime and corruption within Oglala Sioux Tribe (11/18)
I decided to temporarily quit writing about the corruption going on within the Oglala Sioux Tribe.

Filed Under: Politics
Voters send four Indian candiates to South Dakota Legislature (11/17)
Two are serving in the Senate and the other two are in the House.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Rosebud Sioux Tribe slams House vote on Keystone XL Pipeline (11/17)
Rosebud President Cyril Scott said approval of the controversial project was an 'act of war against our people.'

Filed Under: Environment | Health | National
Native Sun News: New food guide promotes tribal bison efforts (11/17)
Sustainable Harvest Alliance not only connects tribal bison ranchers with markets, it encourages environmental sustainability, humane livestock practices, and Native American cultural resilience.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ivar Star Comes Out: Empower our youth to forge better lives (11/17)
Our educational curriculum is embarrassingly inefficient as the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934 and all its particulars have been omitted.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: The final Indian war in America is about to begin (11/17)
Violating the human and religious rights of a people in order to create jobs and low cost fuel is the worst form of capitalism.

Filed Under: Opinion
Garfield Steele: Oglala Sioux Tribe must protect our children (11/17)
Council member for the Oglala Sioux Tribe says sexual predators who live on the reservation should be revealed.

Filed Under: Opinion
Sen. John Thune: Celebrating Native American Heritage Month (11/14)
The rich traditions of the Lakota, Dakota, and Nakota are woven into the fabric of South Dakota’s history.

Filed Under: Politics
Rosebud Sioux man takes tribal affairs post in South Dakota (11/13)
Steve Emery is the second person to hold the Cabinet-level job.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Waste dump near Pine Ridge still contested (11/13)
An Oct. 31 judicial ruling moved High Plains Resources LLC a step closer to locating an unprecedented petroleum waste disposal site in Fall River County, adjacent to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

Filed Under: Opinion
Delphine Red Shirt: Lessons from our history as Lakota people (11/13)
It is interesting how, after the Civil War, policy-makers faced two racial problems concerning African-Americans and American Indians.

Filed Under: Environment
Tribes oppose removal of grizzly bear from endangered list (11/12)
Tribes are worried that delisting will lead to state-sanctioned hunts.

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