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Massive naming ceremony planned for Lakota youth

MANDERSON—In response to a continuing suicide epidemic on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation the community of Manderson is coming together to host a Lakota naming ceremony for all children and families who want to be involved. More...

BIA to assist tribal social service programs placing children in safe homes

WASHINGTON—Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs Kevin K. More...

Site sacred to Sioux takes step toward federal trust

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP)—The Pennington County Commission has decided to support the placement of a South Dakota site that’s sacred to the Great Sioux Nation into a federal trust. More...

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A Note From The Editor’s Desk

When former Oglala Sioux Tribal President Bryan Brewer declared, as part of one first moves in office, the Lakota Language to be in a state of emergency it was a wake up call that efforts need to be made to ensure that this ancient language remain a More...

The Rez of the Story

“Tribal Religions Still Viable”

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

Sports

St. Pierre named Preseason DII national defensive player of the year

Yankton member, Wagner grad, prepares for senior season at USF

SIOUX FALLS—After an outstanding junior season at cornerback for the University of Sioux Falls Cougars, senior Solomon St. Pierre has been named Preseason NCAA Division II Defensive Player of the Year. St. More...

VOLLEYBALL:

Lady Thorpes look to defend titles

PINE RIDGE RESERVATION—“We are going out to defend each of our titles from last year, we’re going to work hard and compete in every match,” said Nellie Long, Pine Ridge Lady Thorpes head volleyball coach who led her team to a More...

Sports Briefs

Trueblood takes semester off, plans to return to CSC in spring PINE RIDGE—After an outstanding high school senior year at Pine Ridge where he was named first team All State in football and followed that up with a state wrestling championship i More...

OST Council approves historic FEMA contract

Sets parameters on Ramah, IHS settlements

PINE RIDGE—Tuesday, Aug. More...

Conscious Alliance opens food bank in Oglala

PINE RIDGE—With hunger rates above the national average and poverty rates through the ceiling, the Pine Ridge Indian Reservations has many residents who struggle to provide healthy meals for their families and children. More...

New Dakota Dictionary released

SISSETON—The Sisseton Wahpeton Sioux tribe has released a new Dakota dictionary that has been inspired by, funded, written, and published by Sisseton Wahpeton citizens. More...

Headlines

Sinte Gleska University expands

MISSION—Sinte Gleska University is continuing to grow both academically and physically. More...

Critic of South Dakota foster care arrested on old charge

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. More...

Navajo Nation president eyes lifting advisory on river water

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) The quality of San Juan River water on the Navajo Nation has returned to what it was before a spill at a Colorado gold mine sent toxic sludge into the waterway, federal and tribal offi- cials said Thursday. More...

The Holy Road

Leon Wayne Cross, Sr.

Leon Wayne Cross, Sr., passed away on August 13, 2015, in Bismark, ND, at the age of 67. More...

Nathaniel Ray Bettelyoun- Standing Soldier “Wambli Wicasa”

Nathaniel is survived by his parents, Vern Standing Soldier and Tina Standing Soldier of Wanblee, SD., his grand mother Eugenia Bettelyoun of Wanblee, SD, his children, Tina Bettelyoun of Springfield, IL More...

Mary Elizabeth Thunder Hawk

Mary Elizabeth Thunder Hawk of Porcupine, SD, passed away on August 14, 2015, in Salt Lake City, Utah, at the age of 68. More...

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