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State board cows to public:

Recommends leaving Harney Peak as is

PIERRE—On Monday of this week the South Dakota Board on Geographic Names voted to recommend that Harney Peak should not be renamed. More...

Road conditions demand council’s attention

Vote to ask Governor for National Guard assistance

MANDERSON—All 19 council representatives were in attendance Tuesday for the June regular session at Wounded Knee District School in Manderson; when discussion came around to current road conditions, several representatives questioned the abilit More...



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A Note From The Editor’s Desk

I cannot say that I am at all surprised that the South Dakota Board on Geographic names voted down an attempt to change the name of Harney Peak to “Hinhan Kaga (Making of Owls).” South Dakota shares a unique worldview that is very much si More...

The Rez of the Story

“The Requerimiento (cont.)”

Hau Mitakuepi (Greetings My Relatives), The Requerimiento was to be accepted by all indigenous people as Devine law. “The document goes on to say that the indigenous people have a clear choice to make.... More...


Slick Phelps SD Finals Bull Riding Champion

Three Little Wound students qualifying for High School NFR

BELLE FOURCHE—JD “Slick” Phelps was the only competitor to ride all three of his bulls during last week’s SD High School Finals Rodeo in Belle Fourche, easily winning the bull riding championship. More...

500 mile 33rd Sacred Hoop Run battles adversity

HE SAPA—Heavy spring storms forced detours, temperatures ranged from 45 to 95 but no matter the challenges, the Sacred Hoop 500 Mile Run wrapped up their 33rd journey around the Black Hills on Friday as seven teams and 115 runners pulled into B More...

Bachelor's RED HOT Pics


Pine Ridge’s Miracle Spotted Bear clears the bar during the girls’ high jump event at the Region 7A Track & Field meet in Martin May 21st. More...

Well known Badlands property is for sale

PINE RIDGE RESERVATION—A piece of land that contains one prettiest views in all of American has hit the sales block. More...

Wakanyeja Tiokihe Oti:

Working to Keep the Lakota Language Alive

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Air conditioning installed at KILI Radio in time for summer heat

PORCUPINE BUTTE—Monday, it hit 90 degrees at Porcupine Butte, making it at least 110 degrees in KILI Radio’s transmitter room with another 90 plus degrees expected on Tuesday and high 80’s for the rest of the week; the station was s More...

Board tables certification of school board election

BATESLAND—Responding to two challenges to the recent Oglala Lakota County school board election, last Tuesday, the board voted 3-0 with two not voting to table certifying the recent school board election. More...


Rosebud Residents Offered Yoga to Improve Health and Relieve Stress

MISSION, SD—Some residents of the Rosebud Reservation have found yoga will relieve their stress through free weekly classes offered by a local business. More...

Lakota grunge-artist releases single from upcoming LP

PINE RIDGE—Finding artists in Lakota Country is fairly easy, finding one who is female and a grunge rocker is far more difficult. In steps Davidica, who’s new single U Trust Who, sets the stage for her upcoming album Speaking Truth. More...

Lakota Federal Credit Union provide services

Kyle, South Dakota—June 19, 2015 – Lakota Funds will use a new grant to provide services to more people on the Pine Ridge Reservation in the areas of financial literacy, business planning, credit builder loans, matched savings accounts, a More...

The Holy Road

Alvin Trevor Iron Cloud

Alvin Trevor Iron Cloud passed away on June 22, 2015 at the age of 26 in Rapid City South Dakota. Alvin was the son of Alvin Iron Cloud Jr. of Rapid City, SD and Priscilla Long Soldier of Oglala, SD. More...

Kaley Marie New Holy-Twiss

Kaley Marie New Holy- Twiss passed away at the age of 10-days on June 21, 2015 in Sioux Falls, SD. More...

Richard Franklin Garnette “Hoksila Sunkmanitu” (Coyote Boy)

Richard Franklin Garnette passed away on June 28, 2005 at the age of 35 in York, NE. More...

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