Bryan Brewer

Chief Sitting Bull said, “Let us put our minds together and see what lives we can make for our children.” And, today, as we struggle to provide an education for our children, extend health care to our youth, families, and elders, and provide tribal government services to our Native people, we rel...

9/26/14
Bryan Brewer

The Great Plains Tribal Chairman’s Association is composed of the 16 elected Chairs and Presidents of the sovereign Indian Tribes and Nations in the Great Plains Region: the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, the Crow Creek Sioux, the Cheyenne River Sioux, The Yankton Sioux, the Lower Brule Sioux, the Sisseton...

9/15/14
Bryan Brewer

The world is moving forward on Indigenous Rights, yet the Supreme Court of the United States is moving backward. In 2010, the United States joined the United Nations in supporting the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, which declares:...

4/21/14
Bryan Brewer

Our Creator, Wakan Tanka, endowed our Lakota people with life and liberty. As Sitting Bull said, “We are free. We choose our own path.” We Lakota established the Lakota Nation, Oceti Sakowin or Seven Council Fires....

4/14/14
Vincent Schilling
11/18/13
On December 21, 2000 the Navajo Code talkers were awarded Congressional Gold Medals as the highest expression of national appreciation for the involvement in World War II...
Christina Rose
11/12/13
The 44th Annual National Indian Education Association Convention and Trade Show was held this year in Rapid City, South Dakota from October 30 to November 2...
Vincent Schilling
9/9/13
Though Pine Ridge President Bryan Brewer has publicly opposed lifting the Alcohol Ban that exists on his reservation, he says that since the people have voted to allow alcohol, he ...
Bryan Brewer

On August 2, 2013, Representative Nunes, joined by Representatives Jenkins, Kind, Gerlach, Reichert, Boustany, Cole, Moore, Delbene, Cardenas, Kilmer, Valadao, McCollum, Mullin and Gosar, introduced H.R. 3043, the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act of 2013....

9/5/13
Vincent Schilling
8/16/13
In a public referendum vote on Wednesday, August 14, tribal members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe on the Pine Ridge Reservation voted to overturn the ban of alcohol with a vote of 1,84...
Vincent Schilling
7/12/13
Oglala Sioux Tribal President Bryan Brewer met with Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman on July 8 hoping to discuss issues surrounding the town of Whiteclay, Nebraska...

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