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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 chldren 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.

Filed Under: Opinion
Grouchy Gourmet: A politically-correct 'Native American Taco' (07/16)
Trying to change the age-old 'Indian taco' to 'Native American Taco' is almost sacrilegious.

Filed Under: Opinion
Jackie Siers: Worried about the future of the Oglala Sioux Tribe (07/14)
Just when you think you’re getting the right leadership in office, something turns in another direction.

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