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Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Remember the victims of massacre at Wounded Knee (12/22)
On December 29, 1890, the troops of the U.S. Seventh Cavalry slaughtered nearly 300 men, women and children at the Pine Ridge Reservation community of Wounded Knee.

Filed Under: Education | National
Native Sun News: Cheyenne River Sioux teen serves as role model (12/22)
Sabrina chooses and continues to live a healthy, drug and alcohol free life and credits her participation in the Ateyapi Program for keeping her focused and balanced.

Filed Under: Sports
Native Sun News: Pine Ridge's David Michaud wins fighting match (12/19)
Competing in his second fight inside the UFC Octagon, David 'BullDawg' Michaud managed to pull out a win over Garett Whiteley in a bloody affair.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Brandon Ecoffey: Tournament shows hope of the Lakota people (12/18)
What takes place at the Lakota Nation Invitational could be used as a primer on who we are as Lakota people in this modern day and age.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Editorial: Showing caution for marijuana sales in Indian Country (12/18)
South Dakota newspaper urges tribes not to rush into marijuana despite a new Department of Justice policy.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe inaugurates new leadership (12/17)
New council members vow to ‘give a voice back to the people’ as they take office.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Youth take on lead role in Dakota memorial ride (12/17)
The annual Dakota 38+2 Memorial Ride is evidence of the power of the seventh generation to lead under the healing powers of the Sunka Wakan Oyate.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Business | National
Native Sun News: Native women launch business in Rapid City (12/16)
Opened on October 10, Sage & Silver Americana is a locally owned, Native American business located in the heart of downtown Rapid City.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Tim Giago: Think unity and fun at Olympics of Indian basketball (12/16)
When the Lakota people hear the acronym 'LNI' they know exactly what it means.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Business | National
Native Sun News: First Peoples Fund connects artists to economy (12/15)
Native American artists have traditionally been the keepers of indigenous history and the tellers of our original stories.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Native Sun News: Bales taken at Rosebud Sioux Tribe spirit camp (12/12)
Tribal and federal agencies are looking into an incident involving the removal of dozens of giant alfalfa bales from the Rosebud Sioux Tribe’s Oyate Wahacanka Woecun Spirit Camp.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
DOJ announces new policy affecting marijuana in Indian Country (12/11)
Federal prosecutors will have discretion to allow marijuana grows and sales.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Dakota memorial riders start 330-mile journey (12/11)
This memorial ride is to honor the 38+2 Native Americans hanged as a result of the Dakota War of 1862.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Tribes challenge permit for Keystone XL Pipeline in South Dakota (12/10)
TransCanada needs to re-certify its permit for the pipeline route.

Filed Under: National
Sisseton Wahpeton woman recovering in hospital after shooting (12/10)
The fatal shooting on November 22 left four people dead and 11 children orphaned.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe honors employee for service (12/10)
After 41 years of service to the citizens and “potential” citizens, Joan Decker, the Oglala Sioux Tribe’s longtime director of enrollment was honored.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Controversial defense bill includes Northern Cheyenne Tribe deal (12/09)
The bill places land in trust for the tribe although property near sacred Bear Butte in South Dakota is no longer included.

Filed Under: Education | National
Native Sun News: Program changes the lives of urban Indian youth (12/09)
The Ateyapi Mentoring Program has been at Rapid City Central High School since 1994 and has been encouraging healthy living for Native American students.

Filed Under: Education | National
Investigation faults former BIE officials over handling of contract (12/08)
Former director Keith Moore and former chief of staff Brian Drapeaux were singled out in an Office of Inspector General report.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Column: School on Pine Ridge Reservation is a 'beacon of hope' (12/08)
New York Times columnist urges readers to support an Indian school on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.

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