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Road Construction

PINE RIDGE – “We have two of the largest road construction projects in the country going on right now on Pine Ridge Reservation,” said Dave Kelly, director of the OST Transportation program, “with a break in early spring weath More...

OST Council Suspends Judge and Council Representative

Council re-advertises for OST Ethics Commission

PINE RIDGE/ OGLALA – On Tue sday, the Oglala Sioux Triba l Council met in Pine Rid ge at Billy Mills Hall for their con stitutionally require d meetin g on the last Tuesday of each mo nth, 18 council representatives were in attendance as the ga More...

Tribal I.D. Bill Signed by Governor

Governor Dennis Daugaard prepares to sign HB1242, with sponsors (l-r) Rep. Ed Iron Cloud III, Rep. Kevin Killer, and Sen. Jim Bradford on March 11. More...

Voices

Sicangu Scribe Scribblings

The last day for Individual Indian Money (IIM) Accountholders to exclude themselves from the Cobell settlement is almost here. You have to write a letter stating you are requesting to be excluded from the trust administration class. More...

The Rez of the Story

Hau Mitakuepi (Greetings My Relatives), Linda Hogan is a Native American poet, storyteller and novelist from the Chickasaw Nation. More...

Rez Ramblings & Reasonings

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'REZ HAPPENINGS'

RST Commodity Distribution for April 2011 - Monday through Friday: warehouse issuance hours: 8:30am – 4pm. Certification Hours: 8:30am – 3:45pm. Open through noon hour. Schedule may change without notice. More...

Horoscope

April 6 - April 13

ARIES: MARCH 21 - APRIL 20 Aries, it's hard to concentrate this week but you have to try to devote your attention to the task at hand. Avoid distractions and focus on the job that needs to be done. More...

Sports

Big Foot Conference A Boys First All-Tourney Players

Cain Clemments Tyler Brewer Emmit Rodriquez More...

Congratulations players

‘Mr. Defense’ Easton White Pipe More...

The Big Foot Conference A boys champions, the Pine Ridge Thorpes

The Big Foot Conference A boys champions, the Pine Ridge Thorpes included: Kobey O’Rourke, Kein Clements, Tyler Brewer, Emmit Rodriguez, Easton White Pipe, Walter Cournoyer, Jessie Pulliam, Joh More...

The longest walk crosses both reservations

(above) The Walk, escorted by members of the Thorpes Track team, stopped at the four way stoplight in Pine Ridge for a prayer and blessing then on to Billy Mills Hall for a meet and greet with the walk organization. See Bamm Brewer’s story page C5. More...

Johnson wants Native American Veterans Charter Recognized

Washington, DC–U.S. More...

“Little Lady Bugs Roots & Shoots Gardening Kick Off.”

On Wednesday, March 23rd in Pine Ridge and on Thursday, March 24th at the Lakota Prairie Ranch & Resort, the Badlands Head Start program and their Little Lady Bugs Roots & Shoots group, consisting of 72 families from across the Pine Ridge Res More...

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2nd Annual Rockyford Invitational Archery Tournament National Archery in the Schools Program

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Buffalo Steaks and OCS Football Players

We are a modern Lakota people today. Yet, the ways of yesterday also remain with us today. In an early morning drive toward town I visualized a young Lakota boy running across the Badlands. The day was going to be a long one. More...

Wonder Pony Snickers leaves to the Big Pasture

If ever there was a pony that every kid on the Reservation knew it was Ole Snickers. There are a lot of ranches with horses named Snickers but none as well known this wonder pony. More...

The Holy Road

~Mildred (Joyce) Grass~

Mildred (Joyce) Grass, 57, began her journey to the Spirit World at Durham Transplant Center in Omaha, NE on March 27, 2011. She was born December 10, 1953 in Porcupine, South Dakota to Duffy and Daisy (Forked Butte) Grass. More...

~Michael Anthony Garcia~

Michael Anthony Garcia, 44, Rapid City began his journey to the Spirit World on Saturday March 26, 2011 at Rapid City Regional Hospital. He was honorably discharged from the US Navy. More...

~Tate Wakan Win Little Elk ~

Tate Wakan Win Little Elk was born April 22, 1986 in Yankton, SD to Elizabeth Little Elk and Clinton Laforge. She began her journey to the Spirit World at Rosebud Hospital on March 26, 2011 at the age of 24 years. More...

American Horse

AHS Middle School Students Rock!

Shelly Steward’s 8th grade Buffalo Tiospaye had 98% attendance in December for Parent Teacher Conferences and Alexa Talamo’s 6th grade Falcons Tiospaye had 94% attendance in February for Parent Teacher Conferences. More...

Middle School Youth Learn That Tobacco Kills More Individuals than Any Other Drug or Alcohol

On Monday March 21, 2011 Amy Fink, Regional Tobacco Prevention Coordinator presented to the Middle School students at American Horse School. The first half of the workshop provided students with information on tobacco prevention and cessation. More...

Anti-Bullying Skits by AHS Middle School

The sixth through eighth graders have been practicing skits to perform for the K-5th elementary students at American Horse School. Their skits are based on different types of bullying that goes on in a school setting. More...

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