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.
July 6, 2013 in The Daily Republic
A Freedom of Information suit follows more than two years of efforts to obtain records relating to Ray Robinson of Selma, Ala., who disappeared in April 1973 and is presumed dead.
May 1, 2013 in The Daily Republic
The assessed value of the property: less than $14,000. The seller’s asking price: $4.9 million.
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.
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.
April 16, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Seller giving Oglala Sioux Tribe until May 1 to purchase property; tribe says $3.9M price is too high.
February 28, 2013 in The Daily Republic
WOUNDED KNEE (AP) A Pine Ridge Indian Reservation resident who found herself in the middle of the 1973 Wounded Knee occupation said Wednesday amid ceremonial gunfire and chants that little has changed since the fatal standoff.
February 27, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Occupation began 40 years ago today.
February 26, 2013 in The Daily Republic
“It just caused a complete awareness all over the world about Indian people and the struggle they’d been going through here in our own country,” said Clyde Bellecourt, who helped found the AIM movement in the late 1960s. Continue Reading
February 14, 2013 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) One of the country’s poorest Native American tribes wants to buy a historically significant piece of land where 300 of their ancestors were killed, but tribal leaders say the nearly $4 million price tag for a property appraised at less than $7,000 is just too much.