The mighty buffalo was not ‘hunted to near extinction’

Notes from Indian Country The mighty buffalo was not ‘hunted to near extinction’ By Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji – Stands Up For Them)   Some call it the Governor’s Buffalo Roundup and it is an event staged annually at Custer State Park in South Dakota. Simply put, once per year a group of white cowboys herd the huge buffalo herd […]

It is high time to get down and register to vote

June 5 is just around the corner. That day is important because in South Dakota it’s Primary Election Day. We have three candidates running for governor of the State. Kristi Noem, a member of the U. S. Congress, Marty Jackley, current Attorney General for South Dakota, and Bill Sutton, a South Dakota State Senator. Noem and Jackley are Republicans and […]

Tribe announces implementation of Aviation Education and Career Program

Tribe announces implementation of Aviation Education and Career Program   EAGLE BUTTE – The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe is pleased to announce the implementation of the CRST Aviation Education & Career Program in partnership with the Aviation Education Program at South Dakota State University. On May 10th and 11th, SDSU Aviation Program instructors will make a special visit to the […]

Calling All Indian entrepreneurs

EVANSTON, IL— Social entrepreneurship, side gigs and shared economy are all buzz words today, but they represent practices used by Indigenous cultures for centuries. The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian is preparing for an innovative exhibit and program series on Indigenous Entrepreneurship from 2018-2020. The exhibit explores how Indigenous world views and values are imbedded into business models used […]

Colorado State apologizes for treatment of two Indian boys

FORT COLLINS, Colo. – Colorado State University says it “deeply regrets” the experience two Native American teens underwent on a campus tour earlier this week, but says it has been unsuccessful in getting ahold of the family. “Early this week, University officials reached out directly to the family of the young men & their high school. We’d like the opportunity […]

Mother’s Day Care and Share at The Mammoth Site

HOT SPRINGS – Enjoy Mother’s Day at The Mammoth Site. Visitors can visit The Mammoth Site for Free, Sunday May 13, 2018 by bringing three non-perishable food items per person. The items that are brought to the Site will be donated to the Hot Springs Food Pantry for KOTA Care and Share Food Drive. The economic conditions have put a […]

Crow Creek Sioux Tribe Inauguration

Crow Creek Sioux Tribe Inauguration   FT.THOMPSON – United States Attorney Ron Parsons was a guest at the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe Inauguration for the Tribe’s newly elected Chairman, Lester Thompson, Jr., and Tribal Council. The ceremony, held at the Crow Creek Tribal School, began with a processional honor song and presentation of the Color Guard by the Hunkpati Oyate […]

Drilling near Pe’Sla resumes

By Talli Nauman Native Sun News Today Health & Environment Editor   ROCHFORD – Canadian gold prospectors expected to resume drilling operations near here and the Indian trust land of Pe’ Sla during the week of May 6, they said in a media advisory. Their announcement came May 3, following their assertion that they have secured a source of water […]

A story that needs to be told

Mainstream media fails to address numbers of missing and murdered Indians By Richie Richards Native Sun News Today Correspondent RAPID CITY – It’s a story that seems to fly under the radar to the mainstream media. And the Lakota people are fed up with it. And so over the weekend, dozens gathered in Rapid City for two events to honor […]