2012-04-11 E-Edition

Col. Thomas Brewer Makes a Career Out of Being a Warrior

Col. Thomas Brewer is currently going through a series of surgeries after surviving a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) attack in the Kabul region of Afghanistan in December of 2011. At the time of the attack, Brewer had already received a Purple Heart for being shot multiple times in 2003 in The Bone Yard battle in Afghanistan, where he successfully led a […]

Round Dance comes back to Rosebud

MISSION, SD – The Native American Advocacy Program (NAAP) along with co-sponsors Payabya Foundation, Piya Mani Otipi, RST Game, Fish and Parks and Native Youth Leadership Alliance (NYLA) hosted the first Round Dance held on the Rosebud for quite some time. The event was held at the Sinte Gleska University Multipurpose building in Mission, SD on March 31st. The event […]

National Low Income Housing Coalition Elects Oglala Sioux Housing Leader to Board of Directors

WASHINGTON, D.C.- The Board of Directors of the National Low Income Housing Coalition, a research and policy advocacy organization, elected Emma Clifford of Pine Ridge, SD to serve as an at-large board members at its March 24 meeting. Ms. Clifford is the Executive Director of the Oglala Sioux Tribe Partnership for Housing. Founded in 1999, Ms. Clifford’s organization provides housing […]

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Shannon County school board slate set for May 8 election

Incumbents Conroy, Eagle Bull join O'Bryan, Pille, Grey Grass on school board ballot

BATESLAND – On Tuesday, May 8, voters will go to the polling places across Shannon County to select individuals to fill two vacancies on the Shannon County school board. Two three year terms are available on the five member school board, terms for current board chair, Angie Eagle Bull and long time board member Chuck Conroy are due to expire […]

Early voting comes to Pine Ridge April 20

PINE RIDGE – The Shannon County auditor’s office will open a Satellite Early Voting site Friday, April 20 in the newly re- modeled building used previously as a bingo hall and known as the old moccasin factory on the east side of the community. The office will be staffed by two people out of Hot Springs and Jean Belt, the […]

Lakota Funds Celebrates National Financial Literacy Month with First Youth Matched Savings Program Participant

Kyle, South Dakota – April 6, 2012 – As National Financial Literacy Month is in full swing, Lakota Funds is celebrating with a monumental achievement. Kolton Wisecarver, 16-year- old resident of Wounded Knee, South Dakota and Oglala Sioux Tribal member, is the first participant to enroll in Lakota Funds’ Youth Matched Savings Program and learn through first- hand experience the […]

35 Tribal Colleges Represented at 2012 AIHEC Spring Conference

Kyle, SD: 35 of the 37 tribal colleges across the country were represented at the 31st Annual Conference of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) in Rapid City, SD, March 24- 27, 2012. Oglala Lakota College was the host sponsoring college with the assistance of other South Dakota tribal colleges — Sitting Bull College, Sinte Gleska University and Sisseton […]

Easter Celebrations all around…