Opinion

Moving from the Rez to Rapid City

Moving from the Rez to Rapid City By Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji – Stands Up For Them)   It was probably in the 1940s during WWII that the greatest influx of Natives to Rapid City took place. A new military base called Rapid City Army Air Force Base began to draw many military families and so the shortage of rental […]

Foodbanks and the cost of food

Foodbanks and the cost of food By Clara Caufield, NSNT Columnist It used to be that if  one of the ‘poor folks,’ it was possible to survive on eggs, a great source of protein; tuna fish, also good protein; peanut butter, also nutritious and a loaf of Wonder bread, ever on the cheap side.  Every ‘wonder’ what is in it […]

It is time for the Church and government to make amends

It is time for the Church and government to make amends There is a big hullabaloo taking place at this time by the Catholic Church and the federal government about the terrible damage they did to Native children during the boarding school era. It seems to be big news today even though it has been placed in the public eye […]

A secret that wasn’t a secret

A secret that wasn’t a secret By Joseph Budd Native Sun News Today Staff Writer As news comes to light on the Boarding School issues, facts and locations will surprise almost everyone. However for some, it’s less a surprise, as it is or was, a way of life for thousands of students around the State of South Dakota. For most […]

Messages from Medicine Wheel Country

Messages from Medicine Wheel Country  By Professor Shane Doyle, Crow Professor By Clara Caufield, NSNT Correspondent SHERIDAN, WY – Earlier in May, Professor Shane Doyle, (Old Buffalo Bull) University of Montana, and member of the Crow Tribe gave a very well received presentation entitled “Messages from Medicine Wheel Country” to a packed auditorium at the Whitney Center, Sheridan Community College.  […]

Supreme Court is running for cover

Supreme Court is running for cover   The U. S. Supreme Court is the highest court in the Nation. It appears that this august body just sprang a leak. The leak about a prospective abortion bill that would abolish abortion has set the court on its heels. All of the judges are now looking for a place to hide. What […]


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