June 25, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Officials work to create first tribal national park.
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.
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
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.
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.