April 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Cobell funds to be put to use

PINE RIDGE— With much of the Cobell monies already spent by both tribal governments and individual citizens, one portion of the settlement is now ready to be doled out in the form of scholarships for Native people across the country. More...

Tribal citizens named to new education board

PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard today announced members of the Native American Student Achievement Advisory Council. More...

Voices

Political Cartoon

Full Story

A note from the editor’s desk

As the U.S. continues down a path towards legalizing marijuana for both recreational and medicinal usage the question remains if tribes will capitalize on their potentially unique position in the market. More...

The Rez of the Story

Hau Mitakuepi (Greetings My Relatives), More...

The Holy Road

David “Chubbs” Crow Ghost Jr.

David “Chubbs” Crow Ghost Jr., age 19, of Cherry Creek, passed away on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at IHS Hospital, Eagle Butte. More...

David Lee Fool Bull Sr

David Lee Fool Bull Sr. of St. Francis, SD entered the Spirit World on Sunday, March 8th 2015 at home. He was 54. More...

Malcolm Hawk Wing

Malcolm Hawk Wing, age 59, passed away on April 19, 2015 at Rapid City, SD. More...

Civic leader passes

RAPID CITY— Timothy Standing Soldier passed away last week after a battle with cancer. More...

Subway up and operating in Martin

MARTIN—Fresh off a two week stint at the Subway owners school located at the Subway Franchise World Headquarters in Milford, CT, Lakota business owner Sam O’Rourke now has his store up and running in Martin. More...

Black Elk Peak

Corrected comment meeting dates

Harney Peak in Pennington County has one name being proposed: Black Elk Peak. The Board is seeking public comment regarding the recommended name change or if there are any additional proposed new names for the feature. More...

Headlines

Standing Rock Reservation woman named Dreamstarter grantee

BISMARCK, N.D. More...

State Historical Society Archaeology Camp registration opens May 1

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota State Historical Society’s Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) is sponsoring a three-day Archaeology Camp for students going into grades 4-6 for the 2015-16 school year. More...

Courts allow suits against church to go forward.

PIERRE (AP) The state Supreme Court has ruled that two cases of plaintiffs who say they were abused decades ago by a former staffer at a Catholic mission on the Rosebud Indian Reservation should go to trial. More...

Schools

New Van for SGU Students

Jim Poignee, Director of SGU Institute of Technologies stands by new van purchased with grant through Sinte Gleska University~Allied Health office, under the SGU Institute of Technologies (I.O.T.) Department through the Department of Labor "Trade Adj More...

School Board Election:

Shannon(Oglala Lakota) County

BATESLAND – Petitions are available for two positions on the Shannon County school board; each vacancy represents a three year term on the board that oversees pre-school through high school education across the county and includes pre-school-8 More...

Crazy Horse School has positive year

WANBLEE – Last July, Silas Blaine started his 31st year in education as superintendent of Crazy Horse school, “We have had a good year, our enrollment has continued to rise, at one point we had 50 more students than last year, our staff r More...

Sports

Great Plains Senior All Star basketball games

Top seniors showcase skills

WHITE RIVER—For the 9th year, senior basketball players from throughout the region participated in the Great Plains Senior All Star basketball games Friday, April 17 in White River. More...

Michaud to enter U.F.C cage this Saturday

PINE RIDGE—After a full 8 week training camp Pine Ridge’s David “Bull Dawg” Michaud will enter the cage this Saturday night. More...

Jude Schimmel releases book about her life

LOUSVILLE,KY—Former Louisville guard, WNBA prospect and icon in the Native American community , Jude Schimmel is set to release her debut book, “Dreamcatcher” on Wednesday, April 15. More...

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