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Kindle, Lunderman Move Forward in Tribal President Race at Rosebud

ROSEBUD—Twenty eight candidates got past the first round of elimination in the race to fill several open seats on the Rosebud Sioux Tribe’s governing body. The General Election is set for Thursday, August 28, 2015. More...

Council hears complaints on Oglala Lakota College

Recommends board revise OLC’s grievance procedures

OGLALA – Last month the tribal council decided to hold a special council meeting focused on listening to past employees and students who had complaints on Oglala Lakota College, it was originally scheduled for July 14 but was postponed until Ju More...

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A Note From The Editor’s Desk

One of the strangest parts of being from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation is that although we are all aware of the horrible things that happen here, the majority of us who were born and raised here do not allow these tragedies to define us. More...

The Rez of the Story

“Poverty is the worst form of violence”

Hau Mitakuepi, Those words were uttered by the great thinker Mahatma Gandhi from India who was assassinated on January 30, 1948 while on his way to address a prayer meeting according to the free encyclopedia on line called Wikipedia. More...

The Holy Road

JoAnn C. "Chepa" Crazy Bull

Funeral services for JoAnn C. "Chepa" Crazy Bull, 75, of Lower Brule, SD, were held on Monday, July 27, 2015 at the Lower Brule Community Center in Lower Brule, SD with burial at the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Lower Brule. More...

Adalei Jase Blue Thunder

Adalei Jase Blue Thunder, stillborn daughter of Marisa Benoist and Luther Blue Thunder, of Eagle Butte, passed away Thursday, July 16, 2015, at Sanford Health in Sioux Falls. More...

Seborn D. Iron Hawk

Seborn D. Iron Hawk, age 65, of Red Scaffold, passed away Thursday, July 23, 2015, at the Rapid City Regional Hospital. Arrangements are currently pending. Luce Funeral Chapel of Eagle Butte has been entrusted with Seborn’s arrangements. More...

State Officials Honor Tribal Economic Efforts

PINE RIDGE—Oglala Sioux Tribal President John Yellow Bird Steele and South Dakota Secretary of State Shantel Krebs are coming together to promote economic development on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation on Thursday, July 30. More...

Pine Ridge man’s perseverance leads to new youth field

Field named after late Lakota leaders

PINE RIDGE— At one point in time a quality baseball field stood just below a building that once housed the Su Anne Big Crow center on the southeast side of Pine Ridge Village. More...

Financial issues plague OST council in run-up to Oglala Nation celebration

OGLALA—After working through the preliminaries and adding a number of agenda items by two thirds vote during July’s regular session on Tuesday at the Prairie Wind Casino hotel conference room, the council voted 15-0 authorizing a transfer More...

Headlines

Skate competition continues to grow

PINE RIDGE—Just over a decade ago the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation played home to only a handful or skateboarders, many of whom lacked the suffi cient space and concrete to hone their craft. More...

Opposing sides face off at Keystone XL pipeline hearing

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Handling of American Indian remains investigated

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP)—Marshall University’s handling of American Indian remains is under investigation by the U.S. Department of the Interior. More...

Schools

Cheyenne River Youth Project gathering school supplies

EAGLE BUTTE—With the midsummer heat and stilllong days, it’s hard to believe that the new school year is just weeks away. More...

Sports

Stronghold Society’s WK4-Direction Skatepark grand opening

MANDERSON—“Monday we tested out the new skatepark on the grounds of Wounded Knee District School, it’s been a real hit, kids show up at 6am and skate til late at night,” said Garf Steele, Wounded Knee District chair, “we More...

Sierras place in SDGA junior golf tournaments at Hart Ranch

RAPID CITY—This summer’s youth golf tour wrapped up their season with the SDGA Junior golf championship at Hart Ranch golf course south of Rapid City on Monday, Tuesday, July 27, 28; Payton Sierra, from Batesland and an incoming sophomore More...

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