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Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: The Native vote could decide the 2014 election (10/31)
If there ever was an election that was ideal for American Indians and Alaska Natives to determine the outcome, it’s 2014.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux officer rejoins Rapid City police (10/30)
The Rapid City Police Department has hired nine new officers; an Oglala Lakota man is a returning face to the police force.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Indian lawmaker Kevin Killer makes big plans (10/27)
One would be hard pressed to find a lawmaker with the ability to walk on to any playground on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation and get a game hoops one day, then turn around the next, and display the political aptitude needed to introduce an idea worthy of being imitated nationally.

Filed Under: Education
Tribes receive $1.2M in Sovereignty in Indian Education funds (10/24)
The money will help the tribes take greater control of Bureau of Indian Education schools on their reservations.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Think Progress: South Dakota county suppresses Native vote (10/24)
Members of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe face difficulties if they want to participate in early voting in Buffalo County.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe heads to election season (10/23)
The Oglala Sioux Tribe is set for some major turnover on the tribal council if the results of last week’s primary election are any indication.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Candidate seeks investigation into program (10/22)
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Susan Wismer is challenging a Republican legislature to demand accountability.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ivan Star Comes Out: Lakota people disrespect our language (10/22)
I came into this world immersed in Lakota language and culture.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Column: Billy Mills still inspires 50 years after Olympic victory (10/21)
Billy Mills is touring the country to commemorate the 50th anniversary of his gold medal win at the 1964 Summer Olympics.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Dustina Gill: Vote for Rick Weiland to protect our sacred waters (10/20)
Everyone in the Great Sioux Nation in South Dakota needs to say something on Tuesday, November 4, to stand up for our people.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Races come down to turnout in three key states (10/20)
In 2014 these are my three elections to watch: Alaska, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Bryan Brewer: Park helps Oglala Sioux Tribe protect its culture (10/20)
President of the Oglala Sioux Tribe urges support for a bill to mange the South Unit of the Badlands National Park.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Deaths of Native men in Rapid City remain unsolved (10/20)
It started in May of 1998. Bodies began to show up in or near Rapid City Creek.

Filed Under: Education | National | Sports
Native Sun News: Billy Mills wows youth at Black Hills Powwow (10/20)
Olympic legend Billy Mills, Oglala Lakota, stole the attention and hearts of over five thousand Rapid City school kids.

Filed Under: Opinion
Charles 'Chuck' Trimble: Let Crazy Horse's spirit rest in peace (10/20)
Over the past year I have been deeply immersed in Crazy Horse, assisting a good friend who is considering producing a dramatic work on the final months of the Chief’s life.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Opinion: Politicians relying on Native voters in a close election (10/17)
Columnist for The New York Times looks at the power of the Native vote in this election cycle.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe buckles to pressure on park (10/17)
The Oglala Sioux Tribal council has now reversed itself and has voted to send a decision to build a first of its kind Tribal National park to a referendum vote.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Native vote plays key role in Senate matchup (10/16)
South Dakota is up for grabs and its Native American population may play a huge part in deciding who represents the Mt. Rushmore State and tribes in the Senate.

Filed Under: Health | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Governor's race in South Dakota is heating up (10/15)
It may seem that the Senate race in the state is the only game in town, but that may be changing as the South Dakota gubernatorial race heats up.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Oglala Sioux Tribe agrees to put national park proposal to vote (10/15)
The tribe has been working on a proposal to manage the South Unit of the Badlands National Park.

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