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Chamberlain school board rejects Indian honor song again

December 9, 2013 in Uncategorized

By JESSICA GIARD

For the Daily Republic

CHAMBERLAIN — A vote to include an American Indian honor song at Chamberlain High School’s graduation ceremony failed for the second time.

The school board voted 4-2 against the honor song Monday ni…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Chamberlain school board rejects Indian honor song again

December 9, 2013 in Uncategorized

By JESSICA GIARD

For the Daily Republic

CHAMBERLAIN — A vote to include an American Indian honor song at Chamberlain High School’s graduation ceremony failed for the second time.

The school board voted 4-2 against the honor song Monday ni…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Native healers, native doctors

October 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FORT TOTTEN Laidman Fox Jr. attributes the loss of the storytelling tradition among native people to the loss of nature itself. Continue Reading

Former Jamestown College prof bases games on N.D. tribes

August 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

JAMESTOWN AnnMaria De Mars says her math skills have helped her enjoy a great life. Continue Reading

Report shows spike in reservation criminal cases

May 30, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. American Indian leaders who criticized the federal government for years over the way authorities handled major crimes on reservations will soon mark progress with the release of newly tracked statistics from the U.S. Justice Department. Continue Reading

SD officials say not enough notice given on ICWA summit

May 20, 2013 in The Daily Republic

State a no-show at well-publicized Rapid City event. Continue Reading

Mitchell area accounts for small part of reservation crime

May 19, 2013 in The Daily Republic

57 charged with crimes on Crow Creek, Lower Brule, Yankton reservations in 2012. Continue Reading

Activists plan protest if Wounded Knee land sold

April 28, 2013 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) Native American activists have vowed to protest if someone buys and tries to develop a piece of land at the Wounded Knee National Historic landmark in western South Dakota.
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Standing Rock tribe displeased with planned summit agenda

April 26, 2013 in The Daily Republic

No plans to discuss substantive criticisms of state DSS, and Jim Abourezk isn’t speaking, tribe complains.
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Author to present book on Wounded Knee occupation

April 26, 2013 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Forty years after the 71-day occupation at Wounded Knee, there is still lots of pain and many questions about what truly happened, according to an author of a new book examining the occupation and the last meeting between all the major players.
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