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It was a good day in the Cherokee Nation

It was a good day in the Cherokee Nation Wilma Mankiller quarter released By Ernestine Anunkasan Was te’ Native Sun News Editor   WASHINGTON D.C. – The Cherokee Nation, one of the largest tribal nations in the country, was once led by a woman who inspired change, not only in the Cherokee Nation, but in all of Indian Country. Wilma […]

Locals take to streets to protect Gun Violence

Locals take to streets to protect Gun Violence By Joseph Budd Native Sun News Staff Writer In the national news, the word from the media talked about a grade school in Uvalde, Texas, involving a number of fourth graders and three teachers were all killed in their school. Some speculated the gunman was a loner who was a former student. […]

Connie Uhre arrested for simple assault

Connie Uhre arrested for simple assault By Joseph Budd Native Sun News Today Staff Writer   Proprietor Connie Uhre, arrived at her Grand Gateway Hotel noticeably irritated, and resorted to spraying NDN Collective protestors with a can of Pledge. After the demonstration and video evidence was reviewed, Uhre was arrested Friday afternoon and charged with three counts of simple assault. […]

Nationwide TAPS to be played on Memorial Day

Nationwide TAPS to be played on Memorial Day By Holly Wells Memorial Day is a National Holiday to remember those whom had paid the ultimate price. This year TAPS will be played Nationwide at 3:00 P.M. (MST) May 30th 2022 to honor our fallen soldiers. Please take a moment of silence to show your respect and support of our national […]

A Lakota “Superman”

A Lakota “Superman” By Joseph Budd Native Sun News Today Staff Writer Woody Keeble was born in Waubay, South Dakota, in 1917 to Isaac and Nancy Keeble, from the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate. The family would move to Wahpeton, North Dakota, where his mother worked at the Wahpeton Indian School, now called Circle of Nations School. His mother passed away while […]

South Dakota Travel: Black Elk Peak

South Dakota Travel: Black Elk Peak By Joseph Budd Native Sun News Today Staff Writer A nice change of pace, for folks from a major city or population center, comes out of the Black Hills. A nice oasis, located a short distance from both Pine Ridge and Rapid City, Black Elk Peak is the highest point in South Dakota, and […]

Abuse of Indian children

Abuse of Indian children Letters from St. Francis Indian Mission part II By Wasuta Waste Win Native Sun News Today Correspondent   PIERRE— Codified laws in the state of South Dakota are clear on “…offenses by and against minors…” and define childhood sexual abuse, as “any act committed by the defendant against the complainant who was less than eighteen years […]

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 […]

Purple Martin

Plate 86 Purple Martin (Progne subis) Audubon observed that Indians frequently hallowed out gourds and hung them near their camps; the gourds were then taken over by martins, which were so audacious that they chased away the vultures attracted to the Indians’ venison. “Almost every country tavern has a Martin box on the upper part of its sign-board,” Audubon noted, […]

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 […]


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