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Soni Clifford is Miss Black Hills Stock Show

RAPID CITY—In a world where the presence of Native American personalities is limited one Oglala Lakota citizen is making a major splash. More...


A Note From The Editor’s Desk

After more than two-years of encouraging the Oglala Sioux Tribe to pass legislation to legalize marijuana there has finally been movement within tribal government to do so. More...

The Rez of the Story

Indian Treaties--What are They?

Hau Mitakuepi (Greetings My Relatives), More...

Sicangu Scribe

Working in a hostile environment affects you more than you realize. I’ve experienced what it’s like to work for organizations that condone hostile environments. It isn’t fun. More...

The Holy Road

Sammi Jo Gotheridge

Sammi Jo Gotheridge was born on February 25, 1987 in Pine Ridge, SD to Chuck and Lois (Nelson) Gotheridge. Sammi passed away on January 21, 2016 at the Bennett County Hospital in Martin, SD. More...

Emily Anne Blue Bird “Wicahpi Sakowin Winyan” (7 Stars Woman)

Emily Anne Blue Bird was born on August 23, 1991 in Sioux Falls, SD to Belleron Blue Bird and Lucille White Dress. Emily passed away on January 21, 2016 in Pine Ridge, SD. More...

Katherine R. Pourier

Katherine R. Pourier was born on May 12, 1924 in Rockyford, SD to Robert and Bessie (Janis) Brewer. Katherine passed away on January 29, 2016 at the Pine Ridge I.H.S. Hospital in Pine Ridge, SD. More...

Two Plead not guilty to murder charges

RAPID CITY—A federal grand jury was swiftly convened early last week and levied indictments on two suspects that were being detained in tribal jail on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in connection with the murder of Oglala Sioux Tribal member More...

LaCreek, Cherry-Todd electricity rates set to increase

ROSEBUD – Customers relying on both the Cherry-Todd and LaCreek Electric Companies for electricity will see a higher bill in February, according to a press release from the Rosebud Sioux Tribal Utility Commission (TUC). More...


Oglala Lakota County gets a hand-up from RCPD

PINE RIDGE— Oglala Lakota county has always had a hard time collecting enough revenue to provide services to its residents. More...

Wilbur Between Lodges, ikce wicasa, passes on to spirit world

MARTIN – On Sunday morning, Jan. 31, at 2:30am in Martin, Wilbur Between Lodges lost his battle with lung cancer and made his journey to the spirit world at the age of 71. More...

OST Transit celebrates 7th anniversary providing service

PINE RIDGE – “We’ve had dependable employees and dependable funding,” said Emma Featherman- Sam, OST Transit director, “that’s why we celebrated our 7th anniversary on Wednesday, we had free rides on the transit, c More...


Lady Mustangs

firing on all cylinders

KYLE— Teams from reservations in South Dakota are no stranger to flying under the radar. This year’s Little Wound Lady Mustangs basketball team is doing just that despite having built a resume as one of the best team’s in the state. More...

OLC men’s basketball is taking off

PINE RIDGE—The Oglala Lakota College Brave Hearts are quickly becoming a legitimate program under the guidance of Dale Pine Jr. More...

Lower Brule D.O.C. Champions

10th straight win earns Sioux title

HURON—“We were down by as many as 23 points, 18 at the half, we had a god talk at the half and scrapped our way back into the game,” said Yamni Jack, Lower Brule head coach, “our seniors stepped up, Adrian Farmer and LJ Flute More...

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