November 13, 2008 RSS feed / The Holy Road

Blizzard slams the Black Hills and Lakota rez's

On Wednesday afternoon, areas of Western South Dakota were slammed with a major blizzard that lasted thru Thursday. The storm left thousands of people stranded and without power and heating. More...

National Native American Heritage month shines light on proud legacy

Guest Editorial

One of my greatest honors in public service has been working with the Great Sioux Nations. South Dakotans are fortunate to live in a state with a rich historical and cultural heritage. More...

To the maker of the CD Video Wounded Heart:

Pine Ridge and the Sioux

Dear Editor: I am a person who respects and works for the Native Americans. Or should I just refer to you as Indians. I ask this because after trying to watch this documentary I was offended by the way it started out. More...

Ten studies in the alphabet of the Lakota language

Dear Editor: Some Europeans are studying the Lakota language earnestly ever since Hennepin compiled a list of "Siouan" languages about 1680. The earliest vocabulary is that of the "naudowessie," Dakota, in "Carver's Travels printed in 1778. More...

~Edith Traversie~

TIMBER LAKE - Edith Traversie, 90, Timber Lake, died Sunday, Nov. 2 in Mobridge. Funeral services were were Monday, Nov. 10, at the United Parish in Timber Lake. Burial was at Timber Lake Cemetery. More...

~Vere Henry Wright~

MISSION - Vere Henry Wright, 83, Mission, died Wednesday, Nov. 5 at Fort Meade Veteran's Administration Medical Center near Sturgis. More...

~Delores F. Mesteth~

MANDERSON - Delores F. Mesteth, 23, died Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008, in Rapid City. More...

~Les Bearnose~

ALLEN - Les Bearnose, 48, Allen, died Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008, in Allen. Arrangements are pending with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge. More...

Scholarships available

RAPID CITY - American Indian students who excel in science and math have a shot at getting a scholarship at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, thanks to the National Science Foundation. More...

We need to work through our loss in life

Rez Ramblings & Reasonings

Hope, dreams, and visions are what have kept me in difficult times. Hope is what can keep you strong even when your strength is gone. My hope is built on God; I do not put my trust in myself, because I know I am weak in many areas of my life. More...

Standing tall for Native American Day

Notes from Indian Country

An unprecedented event happened in South Dakota 18 years ago, an event that has not been equaled by any other state: South Dakota adopted October 12 as a state holiday to be called Native American Day. More...

HONORING OUR LAKOTA VETERANS

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Remembering Les Bearnose

Dear Editor: My friends and relatives, I want to share this with you. Les Bearnose was the man I hired to help me register people in South Dakota. We spent months together, running everywhere in my car. He knew everyone, and their relatives too. More...

Connely S. Jamesison~

PINE RIDGE - Connely S. Jamesison, also known as James E. Goings, 76, Pine Ridge, died Sunday, Nov. 2 at the Fort Meade Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Sturgis. He served in the U.S. Army. A one night wake was Tuesday, Nov. More...

~Leon H. Milk~

PINE RIDGE - Leon H. Milk, 44, Pine Ridge, died Wednesday, Nov. 5 at Pine Ridge. Survivors include two sons, Leon Milk Jr. More...

~Angel Leah Yellow Thunder~

KYLE - Baby Girl Angel Leah Yellow Thunder, stillborn, died Saturday, Nov. 8 at Pine Ridge. More...

~Dollie Bluearm`

EAGLE BUTTE - Dollie Bluearm, 81, Eagle Butte, died Wednesday, Nov. 5 at Golden Living Center in Mobridge. Mass of Christian Burial was Wednesday, Nov. 12, at All Saints Catholic Church in Eagle Butte, with the Rev. Brian Lane and the Rev. More...

Suicide intervention training Dec. 1-2

MISSION - The suicide intervention skills training has been rescheduled to Dec. 1 and 2 at the Mission Boys and Girls Club. The session was orginally scheduled for last month but due to deaths in the community, it has been rescheduled. More...

Students build computers

Program for Native American students with good grades

In a classroom at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, six Central High School students came together on Saturday, Nov. 1, for the first of four sessions to learn how to build computers. More...

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