Native Strong’s grants to tribes and Native-led nonprofit organizations support community-based programs that focus on children’s nutrition education, access to healthy foods, increased physical activity and culturally-based youth/community leadership.
ICTMN Staff
2/24/16
Four worthy projects received $60,000 each from the Notah Begay III Foundation (NB3F)’s national program Native Strong: Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures to improve the health and well...
Sheena Louise Roetman
9/22/15
Bruce Renville, Tribal Chairman of Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate, was reinstated as chairman late Friday afternoon after a 10-day suspension resulting from backlash to ordered drug testi...
ICTMN Staff
5/16/15
President Barack Obama topped off his promise to visit all 50 states during his tenure by stopping in South Dakota, where he delivered the commencement speech at Lake Area Technica...
Christina Rose
10/23/13
Over the last two weeks, Indian Country Today Media Network has examined discrimination in South Dakota school districts...
Simon Moya-Smith
8/1/12
At first, it seemed that an elusive piece of the past had been rescued from oblivion...
Ruth Hopkins
3/17/12

I moved away from home two months ago for work. For the past six years, I’d been living on the Lake Traverse Reservation of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate where I am enrolled....

Stephanie Woodard
2/9/12
“It was a sad day,” said Mary Jane Wanna, Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate, of the South Dakota House Judiciary Committee killing a bill to remove the statute of limitations for lawsuits al...
Stephanie Woodard
1/25/12
Garden imagery sprouts throughout Diane Wilson’s new book, Beloved Child: A Dakota Way of Life (Borealis Books, 2011)...
Stephanie Woodard
10/7/11
“We’re so relieved,” said Mary Jane Wanna, 65, of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate council’s passage of a new childhood-sexual-abuse statute, which will allow tribal members to file cla...