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Oyate Ki Woope Ogna Tipi nears completion

The $41,000,000 Oglala Sioux Tribe Justice Center, named the Oyate Ki Woope Ogna Tipi is near completion. More...

OST clears final hurdles for nursing home loan approved by Shakopee business council

SHAKOPEE, Min. – Wednesday, the Shakopee Mdewankanton Sioux Community business council approved the final details of the $13.5 million loan to the Oglala Sioux Tribe for a nursing home; money could be available as early as Friday. More...

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Sicangu Scribe Scribblings

Many people in this world base their entire life upon the Bible or some other book containing the authentic words of God/Creator. Personally, I see the Bible as sort of a guide. More...

Rez Ramblings

My computer is back and it is faster and seems to be running smooth. It has a couple updates on some software and the hardware is working well too. More...

Akicita Owicahe Lakota Freedom Veterans' Cemetery Dedication

With the sun shining and a cool breeze blowing, there couldn't have been a better day chosen for the Dedication and Grand Opening Ceremony of the Akicita Owicahe Lakota Freedom Veterans' Cemetery. More...

Local Residents Enjoy Food Boxes

PARMELEE, SD – Several local families were able to receive boxes containing food to last about three days through the Feeding South Dakota Mobile Pantry last week. More...

OST Department of Public Safety, Moving Forward

On February 14, 2013 Ron Duke was appointed Chief of Police for OST Department of Public Safety with the goal of keeping OST-DPS moving forward in a positive direction. More...

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Lakota Funds Ready to Meet Needs of Growing Reservation Businesses

Kyle, South Dakota – July 3, 2014 – Lakota Funds, a community loan fund based in Kyle, South Dakota, is taking steps to build its internal capacity to serve the needs of growing and larger businesses on the Pine Ridge Reservation. More...

Council selects new OST Election Commission

Council considers suspension of OSPRA board, directs land committee to come up with a plan

PINE RIDGE – The tribal council met Monday at the Red Cloud building in Pine Ridge, a continuation of the June 24th regular session and in preparation for the upcoming OST election, the council selected a new Election Commission including Kathy More...

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is launching a program to help tribes prepare for climate change

The $10 million Federal-Tribal Climate Resilience Partnership and Technical Assistance Program will provide training to tribes across the nation. More...

The Holy Road

Myron Wayne Rock, Jr.

Myron Wayne Rock, Jr., age 47, passed away on July 6, 2014 at Rapid City, SD. More...

Wallace Emery Amiotte

Wallace Emery Amiotte, age 83, passed away on July 6, 2014 at Rapid City, SD. Wallace Emery Amiotte was born on April 17, 1931 at Pine Ridge, SD. He is the son of Emery C. Amiotte and Blanche (Wilcox) Amiotte. More...

Doris Ward

Funeral services for Doris Ward, 87, of Cherry Creek, were held on Saturday, July 12th at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Cherry Creek. Burial followed at the church cemetery. Doris entered the spirit world June 30, 2014 in Pierre. More...

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