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Navajo man executed after 40 years in prison

Navajo man executed after 40 years in prison By Joseph Budd Native Sun News Today Staff Writer   Clarence Dixon, a 66 year old who had lived on death row for over 40 years, was put to death on Wednesday, centered on the death of a college student in 1978. The sentencing had divided the community in a couple of […]

Missoula police found not responsible for death of Native American

Missoula police found not responsible for death of Native American By Joseph Budd Native Sun News Today Staff Writer A case involving the death of a young man is seeing light, and while the evidence shown from a video showed him killing himself, doesn’t offer a lot of solace to the family left behind. Last year in August, 2021 a […]

Opening eyes at Lakota Homes

Opening eyes at Lakota Homes By Joseph Budd Native Sun News Today Staff Writer   RAPID CITY – The last time Delaney Apple put an event together, down in Kyle, the response was well received. So the next one he decided on, with a bit of prayer, was to bring a project to the Lakota Homes and the kids in […]

Bryan Brewer lauds LNI at Rapid City meeting addressing racism

Bryan Brewer lauds LNI at Rapid City meeting addressing racism By Joseph Budd Native Sun News Today Staff Writer RAPID CITY – Monday night in Rapid City at the Western Dakota Vo-Tech Event Center, a gathering of Native Americans and people of interest attended a forum to highlight several issues regarding racism in the community. In a snapshot of the […]

Biden proclaims May 5 as Missing or Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Day

Biden proclaims May 5 as Missing or Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Day By Joseph Budd Native Sun News Today Staff Writer President Biden issued a proclamation, declaring May 5th as Missing or Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Day. “For generations, Indigenous persons, including American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians, have been forced to mourn a missing or murdered loved one […]

Death of a child

Death of a child   PINE RIDGE – News out of Pine Ridge today was shocking. Law enforcement was called to an address on the 2900 block of Highway 18 at 9pm Thursday. The call, was regarding a drive by shooting. However when officers arrived, the perpetrator was gone. But the victim, was a young child, who was dead at […]

Standing Rock Chairwoman meets with Assistant Secretary of the Army

Standing Rock Chairwoman meets with Assistant Secretary of the Army FORT YATES — Janet Alkire, the Chairwoman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, recently met with Assistant Secretary of the Army (CW) Michael Conner to discuss the environmental review of the Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL). The Army Corps of Engineers is currently preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to determine […]

Billy Mills attends honoring ceremony at South Dakota Mines

Billy Mills attends honoring ceremony at South Dakota Mines By Joseph Budd Native Sun News Today Staff Writer In a nice sized ceremony at the Surbeck Center’s ballroom, an Honoring Ceremony took place Friday, to recognize five Native American students, who will graduate and start the next chapter of their lives. With friend’s family and staff present, the event featured […]

Mayor Allender and Chief Hedrick address crime in Rapid City

Mayor Allender and Chief Hedrick address crime in Rapid City By Joseph Budd Native Sun News Today Staff Writer RAPID CITY – Mayor Steve Allender and the Police Chief John Hedrick, took to the media to share a variety of information, regarding crime, causes, and how the city hopes to address a growing problem within the city. Looking at the […]

Six year jail term for Kenyon Eagle

Six year jail term for Kenyon Eagle By Joseph Budd Native Sun News Staff Writer An auto accident on New Year’s Day 2021, took the life of Tiffany Shaving, 24, of Takini, SD, about 2:15 am that morning. The driver, 20 year old Kenyon Eagle, would plead guilty to criminal vehicular homicide, two counts of criminal vehicular injury and reckless […]


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