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Oglala Sioux back away from bison reserve plan

December 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — The Oglala Sioux Tribal Council has backed away from a plan to force cattle ranchers from their leased lands for a 100,000-acre bison reserve in the South Unit of Badlands National Park in southwestern South Dakota.

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Oglala Sioux back away from bison reserve plan

December 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — The Oglala Sioux Tribal Council has backed away from a plan to force cattle ranchers from their leased lands for a 100,000-acre bison reserve in the South Unit of Badlands National Park in southwestern South Dakota.

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Johnny Depp’s interest in Wounded Knee causes a stir

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.
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Tribe leader: Arrest won’t deter anti-alcohol work

June 20, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Bryan Brewer was arrested Monday during a protest in Whiteclay.
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Oglala Sioux Tribe ponders options in Whiteclay alcohol lawsuit

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

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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USDA, Oglala Sioux Tribe dedicate new building

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

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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Oglala Indian tribe debates development, tourism options

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

Oglala Sioux Tribe to get trailers

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.
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