Cole R. DeLaune

Less than a month after the dead-man-walking candidacies of Richard Mourdock and a now infamous Missourian culminated in predictable blowouts, a governor emeritus of South Dakota announced his own bid for the Senate in the forthcoming 2014 midterms....

Tish Leizens
Robert “Tree” Cody ’s presence is commanding—not just because of his height but because he is a multi-talented flutist, singer, dancer, MC, actor and educator...
Gale Courey Toensing
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the passage of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, the legislation that dramatically changed the economic landscape for tribal nations with ca...
Stephanie Woodard
Applause broke out in St. Paul, Minnesota, city council chambers January 9 as the group approved a strongly-worded resolution recognizing the 150th anniversary of the Dakota-U.S...
Chris Mato Nunpa

On Friday, December 14, 2012, the Minneapolis City Council passed a resolution titled “The Year of the Dakota: Remembering, Honoring and Truth-Telling,” which year began on December 26, 2012 through December 26, 2013....

The late Stanley R. Crooks, who served as the chairman of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community for 20 years, was named the 2012 Person of the Year by

The Idle No More campaign is in full-swing to the north, and Dakota people associated with the 38+2 memorial horse ride have apparently abandoned the struggle for justice for Indigenous people here with the promotion of their mantra “forgive everyone everything.” That feel-good slogan will be lit...

Konnie LeMay
On December 26, a memorial was dedicated in Mankato, Minnesota’s Reconciliation Park near a white limestone buffalo that marks the spot where 38 Dakota men were hanged the day afte...
As the Dakota 38 riders make their way to Mankato, Minnesota to honor and remember the 38 men who lost their lives on December 26, 1862 in the largest mass execution ever seen in t...
Robert T. Coulter

On December 16, 2010, President Barack Obama announced United States support of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples....