Laura Waterman Wittstock

February 03, 2016
BY:
Laura Waterman Wittstock
The perverse history of governmental-Lakota/Dakota relations took a more sinister turn when the Hiawatha Insane Asylum was built 10 years after Wounded Knee, December 29, 1890. It operated for over 30 years before it was torn down.
May 18, 2014
BY:
Laura Waterman Wittstock
The early 1970s were a turbulent time for just about everybody in Indian country. The FBI was busy listening in on presumed malfeasance. The tribal chairmen were trying to make sense of what was becoming a broader divide among their citizens who...
February 22, 2014
BY:
Laura Waterman Wittstock
Debbie Dogskin froze to death in Fort Yates, North Dakota on February 4 while housesitting a trailer for a friend.