New primary election on Northern Cheyenne

LAME DEER, Mont. – Having just went to the election polls to seek five new Tribal Council members who were officially seated on November 19th, Northern Cheyenne voters will once again participate in a primary (December 11th) and general election to fill the vacant positions of both Tribal President and Vice-President. As reported earlier, Tribal President Jace Killsback recently resigned […]

Will changes at Sioux San bring better health

Rapid City urban Indians wants answers

RAPID CITY – Myrtle Bettcher is a Rapid City Urban Indian and has been utilizing Sioux San Hospital for decades, and her chart number, 498, tells you just about how long she’s been a patient there. Now the 59-year-old is concerned about her health care and has many questions about the future of Sioux San. Because of budget cuts at […]

Yankton boxer in fight for his life

PIERRE — A Yankton Sioux Tribe member is in for the fight of his life after falling victim to reservation violence over the weekend. Keith Cournoyer is a father, boxer and role model for his community, but according to his friends and family was “jumped” while attending a gathering at a home in Marty, SD on the Yankton Sioux Reservation […]