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Rosebud, other tribes seek Congressional hearing on water rights

July 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — Native American leaders in the Dakotas are working to preserve water rights they say are guaranteed by a century-old treaty.

Representatives of the Standing Rock, Oglala and Rosebud tribes are part of the Great Plains Water A…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

In Badlands, tribe helps buffalo make comeback

June 25, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Officials work to create first tribal national park.

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OST president to get hip replaced soon

April 7, 2013 in The Daily Republic

PINE RIDGE (AP) The president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe will have hip replacement surgery. Continue Reading

SD tribe seeking designs for Sioux coin

February 20, 2013 in The Daily Republic

PINE RIDGE (AP) The Oglala Sioux Tribe is seeking design ideas from the public for a new Sioux Nation dollar coin.
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Oglala Sioux president set to return to work

January 15, 2013 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) The president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe is scheduled to be back in his office on Wednesday after spending more than two weeks in a hospital.
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Deadly road gets makeover on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

November 27, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Oglala Sioux Tribal officials recently decided to fund the regrading and repaving of six miles of the road through a $4 million bond issue.
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New tribal president wants change

November 26, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) At first, the agenda of the Oglala Sioux Tribe’s newly elected president might seem overly ambitious. But Bryan Brewer says the issues on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, ranging from a housing shortage and high unemployment to alcoholism and violence, are deeply intertwined. Continue Reading

Oglala Sioux Tribe’s lawsuit against beer stores dismissed

October 2, 2012 in The Daily Republic

LINCOLN, Neb. A federal judge dismissed an American Indian tribe’s lawsuit Monday that blamed beer makers and nearby stores for chronic alcoholism on an impoverished South Dakota reservation, saying the case belonged in state court but gave a subtle nod to the tribe’s claims.
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Whiteclay activists to gather at Nebraska Capitol

August 23, 2012 in The Daily Republic

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Activists who oppose beer sales in Whiteclay are planning a new effort to draw attention to the Nebraska town, which borders a South Dakota Indian reservation where alcohol is banned.
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Annual Oglala Lakota Nation Powwow starts Friday

August 3, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PINE RIDGE (AP) It’s a weekend full of events on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Continue Reading