2017-06-08 E-Edition

Tawni Jade Wilcox

Tawni Jade Wilcox was born on March 2, 1987 in Pine Ridge, SD to Denice Marie Standing Bear and Calvin Dean Wilcox. Tawni made her journey to the Spirit World on May 27, 2017 near Wanblee, SD. Tawni followed in the footsteps of her grandma June and became a cook at Crazy Horse School, a job that she deeply loved. […]

Dorothy Suzie Lone Wolf-Tilden

Dorothy Suzie Lone Wolf- Tilden was born on January 30, 1931 in Allen, SD to Felix Lone Wolf and Jennie (Nelson) Lone Wolf. Dorothy made her journey to the Spirit World on May 30, 2017 at her home in Columbus, NE. Dorothy is survived by her son, Donald Tilden of Columbus, NE; daughters, Jennie Tilden and Linda Flores both of […]

Eugene Howard Williams

Eugene Howard Williams made his journey to the spirit world peacefully and surrounded by loved ones at 4:30 a.m. on June 1st, 2017 at the Sanford Medical Center in Chamberlain, SD. Eugene was born March 21, 1939 to Earl Williams and Lillian Spider at the Old Agency in Sisseton, SD. He attended school in Wahpeton, SD. He then traveled by […]

Felons and Tribal Elections

The Rosebud Sioux Tribe will have a Primary Election on July 27. There are 10 tribal council representative positions open, along with the tribal treasurer and secretary positions. According to a public notice issued by the Election Board, 38 tribal citizens have filed nominating affidavits seeking election to 12 open seats. During the Constitutional Convention held at Rosebud in 2004, […]

Confronting Trump, Sessions, and Colonized Indians

On Sunday evening, after the conclusion of Game 2 of the NBA Finals, I sat back and read one of the more off-based columns I’ve ever encountered from a reservation-based Lakota writer. The column that first appeared on SincaguLakota.net, was penned by Vi Waln, a regular opinion contributor to LCT. (The column also appears in this week’s LCT.) The piece […]

African-Americans Are Off South Dakota’s Radar

Several years back I was producing a radio story about the Lakota Music Project – a collaboration between the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra and the Porcupine Singers, a traditional Lakota drum group. The director of the state’s premiere orchestral organization, David Delta Gier, gave me the background on how the project came about. Fresh from New York City, Gier decided […]

Tapun Sa Win Reception Zaptan

This Friday, June 9, at the Journey Museum in Rapid City, Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation will host a free public reception honoring the artists of the Tapun Sa Win exhibit. From 5-8pm that evening, the spotlight will shine on the artists of Vignette Zaptan: sculptor White Buffalo, musician Trevino Brings Plenty, painter Richard Red Owl, and poet Ronya Galligo- […]

Sacred Hoop Okh’olakichiye (Society).

Hau Kh’ola (Hello friend), toh niktuka hwo (how are you)? Matanyan yelo (I am well / fine). H’talehan (Yesterday), Washaye na Iteowa Kpazo pi kin (the Painting and Drawing Show) wana yug’an pi yelo (is now open). Woechun kin le (this Doing) Pshith’o Wakh’an Wananpi Oyanke etu (is at Holy Rosary Mission). Wasuth’un Wi, anpetu Ake Yamni hehan yug’an hin […]