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South Dakota tribes seek $2M to acquire sacred Black Hills site

Tribes in South Dakota are moving quickly to raise $2 million to acquire more land at a sacred site in the Black Hills. More...


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Sicangu Scribe Scribblings

Domestic violence includes physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and sexual assaults. These are crimes happening on a regular basis in Indian Country. Horrendous crimes are being committed against women and children in their own homes. More...

Rez Ramblings

It has been a difficult week trying to take in all the issues we are faced with as a people both on the Reservations and in America. More...

The Holy Road

Colin (Coco) James Wright

Colin (Coco) James Wright, who was born in Yankton, Yankton County, South Dakota on July 2, 1986, died September 10, 2014 at his mother, Virgilena Wright’s home, on the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation, Rosebud, Todd County, South Dakota. More...

Davene L. Witt

Davene L. Witt, age 64, passed away on October 8, 2014 at Rapid City, SD. Davene L. Witt was born on July 11, 1950 in Kyle, SD to John Witt and Elizabeth Blue Bird. Davene was raised by Lulu Witt-Iron Cloud. More...

Linus Charles Long Feather

Linus Charles Long Feather “Wambli Isnala” (Lone Eagle) was born October 8, 1963 in Ft. Yates, North Dakota to Emmett and Magdalene (Turning Heart) Long Feather. He enjoyed his youth at Y.A.C.C. More...

Rally Held at State Capital

PIERRE, SD – A large group of people marched from Griffin Park to the State Capital building to rally for awareness of Treaty issues and to protest the Keystone XL Pipeline (KXL). More...

Steele & Poor Bear dominate OST primary election

Official results due Friday

PINE RIDGE – Early returns set the tone as six time past tribal president dominated district after district; after winning eight of the nine districts across the reservation, the unofficial primary election returns gave John Yellow Bird Steele More...

Federal funds to build tribal foster care

Two tribes of the Lakota Sioux Nation in South Dakota Indian Country have been awarded planning grants by the Department of Health and Human Services, marking a historic moment in the ongoing effort to stop the illegal State seizure of Lakota childre More...


October Proclaimed as Domestic Violence Awareness Month on Rosebud

ROSEBUD, SD – There are 92 registered sex offenders living within the exterior boundaries of the Rosebud Reservation. More...

Lakota Funds

Awarded $15,000 Grant

The South Dakota Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Lakota Funds has been awarded a $15,000.00 grant to assist with the South Dakota Native Homeownership Coalition. More...

Gov. Daugaard Names Steve Emery As Secretary of Tribal Relations

PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard today announced that he will appoint Steve Emery as Secretary of Tribal Relations. More...

Mustang News

New Football Field, Track and Baseball Field Coming to Little Wound School

Dreams are never realized if you never plan them out and begin taking steps towards those goals. In a recent development Little Wound School’s track, football field, baseball field, and stadium are about to be overhauled. More...

Little Wound is gearing up for Halloween

Are you ready for the annual Family Fun Night?
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Two Little Wound Students made it to Indian National Finals Rodeo on November 4-8, 2014. Jordan Phelps, Senior, Great Plains Indian Rodeo Bullriding CHAMPION! More...


Hunter’s four TD’s help Crusaders bury Diggers, Todd County second quarter surge earns win over CEB

PINE RIDGE/MISSION – With the game tied 7-7, Red Cloud senior, Colby Hunter scored the first of his four touchdowns on a 57 yard run with a half minute left in the first quarter helping his team to a 14-7 lead, a lead they never gave up as the More...

Lady Thorpes continue to roll through the regular season

Defeats over Hot Springs and Custer, now look to Douglas Inv.

PINE RIDGE/ CUSTER – Coming off of their sweep at this year’s Lakota Nation Invitational volleyball tournament, the Pine Ridge Lady Thorpes hosted Hot Springs on Tuesday earning a straight set win 25-11, 25- 20 and 25-10. More...

Todd County Cross Country

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