2012-08-01 E-Edition

~Shannon Lorren Tayle ~

Shannon Lorren Tayle, age 33, passed away on July 24, 2012 at Rapid City, SD. Survivors include: Father: Manuel Tayle, Sr. of Batesland, SD. Children: Dion Tayle and Sasha Tayle both of Batesland, SD. Brothers: Randall Tayle and Manuel Tayle, Jr. both of Batesland, SD. Sisters: Marsha Tayle, Michelle Tayle, and Keshia Tayle all of Batesland, SD and Cheyenne Tayle […]

Dear Editor,

My name is Edward Bear Runner aka “Eddie Bear” and Oglala Lakota. I look forward to your newspaper that I receive every week and so do all the other Kolas here at Fremont Correctional Facility in Canon City, Colorado. Keep up the good job, because it sure keeps us informed of all the news back home. I enjoy reading your […]

~Matthew Aaron Standing Crow ~

Matthew Aaron Standing Crow, age 25, passed away on July 21, 2012 at Rapid City, SD. Survivors include: Mother: Yvonne Standing Bear of Oglala, SD. Brothers: Pat White Magpie, George Yellow Horse, Sr., Steven Yellow Horse, Corwin Standing Crow, and Rudy Standing Crow, Jr. all of Oglala, SD. Hunka Brother: George Yellow Horse, Jr. of Oglala, SD. Sisters: Annette Yellow […]

~Isabella Grace Little Spotted Horse-Cross~

Isabella Grace Little Spotted Horse-Cross, 3 week old infant, passed away on July 21, 2012 at Scottsbluff NE. Survivors include: Mother: Angelita Cross of Gering NE. Father: Hunberto Vazquez of Gering NE. Sister: Nadia Cross of Gering NE. Grandmother: Fern Cross of Kyle SD. Grandfather: Gilbert Little Spotted Horse of Slim Buttes SD. A two night wake service was held […]

~Timothy Dean Has No Horse ~

Timothy Dean Has No Horse, age 46, passed away on July 24, 2012 at Rapid City, SD. Survivors include: Father: Wayne Doodson of Warwick, Rhode Island. Mother: Althea Doodson of Warwick, Rhode Island. Sons: Taylor J. Young of Rapid City, SD and Timothy Has No Horse, Jr. of Kyle, SD. Daughters: Tamara Has No Horse of Lake Andes, SD, Tia […]

~Peta Hahenni Two Eagle~

Peta Hahenni Two Eagle, age 4, passed away on July 23, 2012 at Pine Ridge, SD. Survivors include: Father: Leon (Cindy Bull Bear) Two Eagle of Kyle, SD. Mother: Michelle Harjo of Pine Ridge, SD. Grandparents: Lawrence Harjo, Sr. of Grand Island, NE and Carol Crazy Bear of Kyle, SD. Brother: Stormy Two Eagle of Kyle, SD. Sisters: Cante Wambli […]

~Connie C. Weasel Bear ~

Connie C. Weasel Bear, “Wambli Okinyan,” “Hoksila,” age 54, passed away on July 21, 2012 at Rapid City, SD. Connie C. Weasel Bear was born on May 14, 1958 to Morris Wounded and Mary Weasel Bear. He resided in the #4 Payabya Community his entire life. Connie attended the #4 Seventh Day Adventist Elementary School and Red Cloud High School, […]

New Tonto, familiar feelings for Native Americans

SEATTLE, WA (AP) – Gyasi Ross grew up decades after the “Lone Ranger” aired on TV, but his friends would still call him “Tonto” when they teased him. The making of a new “Lone Ranger” Disney movie, and the announcement that Johnny Depp is playing sidekick Tonto, have reawakened feelings about a character that has drawn much criticism over the […]

Dear Editor,

I explained some of the productive job creating ventures the Oglala Sioux Tribe can invest their tribal dollars into and help erase the big unemployment picture and put some economic development onto the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. These tribal issues are important to the well being of the Oglala Lakota and to help with the “Tribal Sovereignty” that the tribal […]