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Native American Creative Writing Conference

On Saturday, October 4, 2014 a historical event was held at Lakota Ways in Wall, SD. Author, V.R. Janis (Ojibwe-Anishenaabe) organized the LAKOTA WAYS’ First Annual Wicoyake Mikiwaadad Native American Creative Writing Conference. More...


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Sicangu Scribe Scribblings

I attended the US Department of Justice’s Government-to-Government Violence Against Women Tribal Consultation in Rapid City, SD last week. More...


I have gotten e-mail recently asking what is up with me and Tim Giago since I had not written articles criticizing him over the past year. Actually I had unilaterally declared a moratorium on criticizing Tim; and I must confess that it felt good. More...


Hunter, Hinton lead Red Cloud’s shut down of Little Wound

Todd County Falcons struggle on offense, lose to Cubs

PINE RIDGE/CHAMBERLAIN – Coming off an outstanding game against Lead-Deadwood last week, Red Cloud senior Colby Hunter grabbed a 51 yard touchdown pass from quarterback Mato Hinton then intercepted two Eddie Jumping Eagle passes with the second More...

Pine Ridge beats RC Christian, Douglas, Bennett County, and Belle Fourche

Then loses to Spearfish in the championship game at the Douglas Invite

BOX ELDER – After winning all three of their pool play matches Saturday at the Douglas Invitational at Box Elder, the undefeated Pine Ridge Lady Thorpes defeated Belle Fourche 25-18 and 25-23 in the tournament semi-finals before picking up thei More...

Todd County boys win Region 4A title, girls take second

Pine Ridge, Red Cloud, Little Wound qualify runners in 5A

CHAMBERLAIN/DEA DWOOD – Looking to defend their State A cross country championship from 2013, the Todd County boys took the first step by winning the Region 4A cross country meet in Chamberlain on Thursday with 15 points, Miller was second with More...

Dorothy Alther: Tribal Attorney Honored

Dorothy Alther will be honored with an Outstanding Achievement in California Indian Law Award from the California Indian Law Association (CILA). More...

Brewer & Steele go head to head

PINE RIDGE – When the dust settled on the 2014 OST Primary election, the official results out Friday gave six time tribal president John Yellow Bird Steel a 544 vote lead over incumbent Bryan Brewer 1,654 to 1,110, it was short of the 50% plus More...

Tribal Leaders offer Testimony on Violence Against Women

RAPID CITY, SD – Tribal leaders from across Indian Country attended a consultation on violence against women to offer testimony to the Department of Justice’s Office of Violence Against Women. More...


Schimmel’s visit schools on Rosebud

MISSION, SD – Shoni Schimmel, along with her parents Ceci and Rick, offered messages of encouragement to area middle and high school students on the Rosebud Reservation last week. More...

Pine Ridge and Rosebud Foster Grandparents Honored

Pine Ridge and Rosebud Foster Grandparents were honored for their volunteer service on October 15 at their annual Recognition Dinner held at Lakota Prairie Resort. More...

Federal Lawsuit brings Early Voting Site to Eagle Nest

WANBLEE, SD – Residents living in Jackson County on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation now have a satellite voting office available to them on the campus of Crazy Horse School. More...

The Holy Road

Frank Bettelyoun

Frank Jayrold Bettelyoun Jr., age 61, passed away on October 11, 2014 at Peoria, IL. Frank was born on November 13, 1952 in Pine Ridge, SD to Frank Jayrold Bettelyoun Sr. and Gladys Iron Elk-Bettelyoun. More...

Dalton Wade Kills Enemy

Dalton Wade Kills Enemy, age 1 Month and 20 Days, passed away on October 11, 2014 at Pine Ridge, SD. More...

Leonard Joseph Garcia

Leonard Joseph Garcia, 43 of Scottsbluff, NE started his journey home on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 in Scottsbluff. Leonard was born and raised in Alliance, NE on June 12, 1971. Leonard later moved to Morrill, NE where he graduated from high school. More...

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