National Constitution Center

The Experience It only four pages long, but the U.S. Constitution is among the most influential and important documents in the history of the world. The 160,000-square-foot National Constitution Center explores and explains this amazing document through high-tech exhibits, artifacts, and interactive displays. The Kimmel Theater, a 350-seat star-shaped theater, features Freedom Rising, a multimedia production combining film, a live Read more […]

White River takes LNI title in OT thriller

Iyotte has big game for Tigers

RAPID CITY — “We thought we could jump on them and get them spooked,” Crow Creek Head Coach Billy Jo Sazue said about Eldon Marshall’s White River Tigers. “But they came out and busted us right in the nose.” Tyson Iyotte had 21 points in the first half for the Tigers, as they led 33-16 at the half, and although […]

Crow Creek Lady Chieftains pull off big surprise at LNI

RAPID CITY — Crow Creek started the 2017 Lakota Nation Invitational (LNI) Girls championship game Saturday night, falling behind, 8-3, and looking as overmatched as Pine Ridge’s previous three tournament opponents. But when a pass from Kaylee Wells found Haylee Langdeau under the bucket, Samantha Richard’s foul sent Langdeau to the line, where she sank one of two free throws, […]

41st Lakota Nation Invitational

Thousands of people attended the 41st Lakota Nation Invitational in Rapid City this year. Whether you were a spectator or a shopper, there were plenty of events and vendors to please everyone. Competitions this year drew record numbers, with more people competing in events like basketball, Hand Games and the art show than ever before. It was the first year […]

Pine Ridge man sentenced for victim tampering

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that a Pine Ridge, South Dakota, man convicted of Tampering with a Victim by Threat was sentenced on December 11, 2017, by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court. Daelan High Wolf, age 30, was sentenced to 33 months of imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay […]

Navajo Nation accuses Wells Fargo Bank of exploiting tribal citizens in new lawsuit

The Navajo Nation is suing Wells Fargo Bank, alleging the financial giant exploited tribal citizens by pressuring them into opening accounts and signing them up for debit and credit cards without their consent. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in New Mexico, accuses the bank of targeting elders, minors and those with limited proficiency in English. It seeks restitution, damages, […]

Court nixes proposed class action by descendants of slaves

NEW YORK CITY — The D.C. Circuit on Tuesday declined to revive a proposed class action, brought by descendants of slaves held by Native American tribes, claiming the U.S. Department of the Interior owes them royalties from land granted to their ancestors, agreeing with a lower court that alleged injuries to their relatives aren’t enough to give them standing. The […]

Patrick Orville White Hawk Sr.

MANDERSON — Patrick Orville White Hawk, Sr., 60, made his journey to the Spirit World on Sunday, December 10, 2017 at his home in Manderson. Patrick Orville White Hawk, Sr. was born on June 18, 1957 in Pine Ridge to Ernest Mervin White Hawk and Avis Ione (Kills Right) White Hawk. Patrick is survived by his children, Patrick White Hawk, […]

Christian La’monte Yellow Horse-Young ‘Tatanka Cikala’

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. — Christian La’monte Yellow Horse-Young “Tatanka Cikala”, 8 months old, made his journey to the Spirit World on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at his home in Colorado Springs, Colo. Christian La’monte Yellow Horse-Young was born on March 15, 2017 in Savannah, Georgia to William Young and Destiny Yellow Horse. Christian is survived by his parents, William Young […]

Cheyenne River Youth Project to host midnight basketball

EAGLE BUTTE — The Cheyenne River Youth Project has just announced that it will host a special edition of Midnight Basketball this New Year’s Eve at the Cokata Wiconi (Center of Life) teen center. Scheduled from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., the event will include a 5-on-5 tourney, board games, door prizes, hot cocoa and snacks, plus a New Year’s […]