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Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
IRS placed $664K in tax liens on leader of Lower Brule Sioux Tribe (01/23)
An attorney for the tribe said the issue, dating back to 1994, has been resolved.

Filed Under: Law | National
Oglala Sioux medicine man dies awaiting trial in sexual abuse case (01/23)
Charles Chipps was 67 years old. He was accused of abusing young girls.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Opinion: Blood Run landmark a place of reverence for area tribes (01/22)
One of the most significant places of beauty and history in our state is located along the Big Sioux River in the northwest corner of Iowa.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Tribes step up with donations for cultural center (01/22)
Organizers of a Native American events center that will benefit Indians living in and around Sacred He Sapa is closer to becoming a reality.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ivan Star: Indian Country must put more effort in public relations (01/22)
We have a severe need to develop and establish our own data regarding areas of public concern

Filed Under: National | Politics
Members of Lower Brule Sioux Tribe try to oust longtime leader (01/21)
Michael Jandreau has been in charge for 36 years.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Senate continues debate on bill to approve Keystone XL Pipeline (01/21)
Dozens of amendments have been filed so it looks like consideration might take a week or two.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe contests uranium expansion (01/21)
The Oglala Sioux Tribe contested foreign uranium mining expansion in Nebraska

Filed Under: Opinion
Brandon Ecoffey: Officer shooting reveals anti-Indian sentiment (01/21)
Although the independent Native media reported an alternative account of what took place that night, the Native community in Rapid City was once again left out of the conversation.

Filed Under: Education | National
Historic Lakota winter count went unnoticed in trunk for decades (01/20)
The count features 136 years of pictographs and was likely created by someone on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Lawmakers concerned about Lower Brule Sioux Tribe allegations (01/19)
A report from Human Rights Watch accused tribal leaders of failing to account for about $25 million in federal funds.

Filed Under: Opinion
Jeffrey Whalen: Oglala Sioux Tribe denies off-reservation voters (01/19)
The tribal folks in the Great Plains Region should be concerned about how their constitutions were drafted and the subsequent language that is contained in them.

Filed Under: Law
No contest plea for death of Oglala Sioux man in November 2012 (01/19)
Albert Apple Sr. was a former tribal police officer who was 48 years old when he was murdered.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Report due into police shooting of Native man (01/19)
As the community begins the healing process following the shooting death of Allen Locke by officer Anthony Meirose, several organizations are scrambling to find positive solutions to investigate and solve these too frequent occurrences.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Tribes continue fight against Keystone Pipeline (01/16)
The most recent House bill to approve the Keystone pipeline was passed 266-153 and sent to the Senate.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ernestine Chasing Hawk: Suffering continues after Wounded Knee (01/16)
Because the family of Frank L. Baum apologized, am I or other members of the Mniconjou and Hunkpapa Lakota Nations obligated to accept that apology.

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Lower Brule Sioux Tribe should be open about funding (01/15)
Our reporters and members of this editorial board have traveled to the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe and have seen the poverty-stricken area.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Keeping homeless safe at Cheyenne River (01/15)
The tiny building is aptly named, the Mustard Seed, because great things have been happening there.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Ivan Star: Successes and failures in Indian education system (01/15)
I have been admonished for trying to bring our history into the classroom here on the Pine Ridge.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Chief Bigfoot ride honors massacre victims (01/14)
On the 124th Anniversary of the Chief Bigfoot Band Memorial Ride the riders arrived at the gravesite of the 1890 Wounded Knee Massacre victims on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

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