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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 […]

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.  […]

Lakota treaties need to be discussed

Lakota treaties need to be discussed Dr. Arthur W. Zimiga (Owacin Tanka)  True Oglala – Wazaza The dialogue concerning this issue was brought to my attention by Oglala Sioux Tribal Council Healthcare Committee members at the scheduled meeting of the three Tribal Health Committees represented on the October 25, 2021 at the Holliday Inn near the Rapid City Civic Center.  […]


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