July 12, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Depp touched off the story when he told London’s Daily Mail newspaper that he is working to buy a piece of the landmark on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation to give back to the tribe because it’s important to their culture.
June 20, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Bryan Brewer was arrested Monday during a protest in Whiteclay.
October 3, 2012 in The Daily Republic
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) The Oglala Sioux Tribe in South Dakota, whose federal lawsuit against four Nebraska beer sellers and some of the nation’s biggest breweries was dismissed this week, may refile the lawsuit in state court, the tribe’s attorney said. 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 28, 2012 in The Daily Republic
PINE RIDGE (AP) Officials from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Oglala Sioux Tribe have dedicated a new building on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation to help the tribe’s housing authority. Continue Reading
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.
August 2, 2012 in The Daily Republic
WOUNDED KNEE The Oglala Sioux Tribe occupies a seemingly prime piece of South Dakota a vast, scenic reservation that stands near a crossroads for tourists visiting Mount Rushmore, the Badlands, the historic Old West town of Deadwood and other popular sites. Continue Reading
July 31, 2012 in The Daily Republic
PINE RIDGE (AP) The Oglala Sioux Tribe says it has received notice that the federal government will provide temporary and permanent trailers for families recently displaced from their homes because of storm damage.
July 25, 2012 in The Daily Republic
OGLALA (AP) The president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe has declared a state of emergency after several homes were damaged or destroyed during a weekend storm.
July 19, 2012 in The Daily Republic
PINE RIDGE (AP) The president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe has declared a drought emergency for the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in southwest South Dakota. Continue Reading