Stephanie Woodard
The U.S. Department of Justice has submitted a Statement of Interest in the federal voting-rights lawsuit, Poor Bear v. Jackson County (South Dakota)...
Hemp Seeds
Alysa Landry
An article that ran in Popular Mechanics in 1938 called hemp the “standard fiber of the world” and promised that production of this “cash crop” would reap several hundred million d...
Hope Project Jaylas Dream
Christina Rose
The girl who was killed by dogs in Pine Ridge may be the littlest martyr ever...
Since 2004, aspiring wrestlers at the Little Wound School on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation have foregone home matches...
Stephanie Woodard
On November 4, residents of Shannon County, South Dakota, voted by a four-to-one margin to drop “Shannon” from the name of the non-tribal jurisdiction that overlaps much of Pine Ri...
Stephanie Woodard
South Dakota’s Native vote generated a lot of media attention in the run-up to Election 2014. Pundits wondered, would tribal voters there save the Senate for the Democrats…or not?...
Arthur Amiotte
Red Cloud Indian School
The Heritage Center at Red Cloud Indian School is hosting world-renowned Lakota artist Arthur Amiotte’s traveling exhibition “Transformation and Continuity in Lakota Culture: The C...
Stephanie Woodard
“Voters walking into the polling place would see the sheriff there and veer off,” said Donna Semans, the Rosebud Sioux field coordinator for Four Directions voting-rights group...
Bryan Brewer

In 1942, the United States War Department announced that it was taking the Northwest Corner of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation for an Aerial Gunnery Range and told our Lakota families that they had two weeks to move out....