IHS Blog: Rosebud facility named first Baby-Friendly hospital (December 11, 2012)
"The Rosebud IHS Service Unit has achieved designation as a Baby-Friendly® Hospital, which makes it the first hospital to achieve this designation in the Indian Health Service and in the state of South Dakota. This prestigious award is given to...
Interview: Joey Jayne, first Indian woman judge in Montana (December 11, 2012)
"Northwestern Montana’s Lake County Justice of the Peace-elect Joey Jayne, Navajo, was elected after which she calls a lot of perseverance in this year’s 2012 election cycle. She’s the first Native woman Justice Court Judge in Montana’s history, and one...
Dave Staddon: Choosing tribal economic development plans (December 11, 2012)
"Tribal economic development is a complex issue, but important to the future development of tribal economies. Tribes get a wide variety of projects pitched to them. And not all of them are potentially beneficial. It’s important to have somebody on...
Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Winners and losers in Cobell settlement (December 11, 2012)
"Now that we have the obstacles cleared for the federal government to start making payouts under the Cobell settlement, we can expect tribal governments to begin their land consolidation processes. Recall that the settlement allocated $1.5 billion to be paid...
Native Sun News: Lakota coach chosen for state Hall of Fame (December 11, 2012)
The following story was written and reported by Brandon Ecoffey. Native Sun News Staff Writer. All content © Native Sun News. All content © Native Sun News. Coach Lyle “Dusty” LeBeau has led countless numbers of Oglala Lakota youth to...
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