Brandon Ecoffey
7/30/15

Last Thursday the disorderly conduct trial of Trace O’Connell, 41, of Philip, South Dakota wrapped up in Rapid City....

Brandon Ecoffey
5/31/15

The upcoming mayoral election in Rapid City, South Dakota may likely come down to the Native American vote....

Brandon Ecoffey
1/26/15

As I listened to the State of Indian Nations address delivered by National Congress of American Indians President Brian Cladoosby last week, I couldn’t help but come to the conclusion that the Indian Country he spoke of did not include those of us living on the No...

Brandon Ecoffey
1/20/15

Late last week the South Dakota Department of Criminal Investigation released the findings of its investigation into the shooting death of Allan Locke on December 20, 2014, in the Lakota Homes neighborhood of Rapid City, South Dakota....

Brandon Ecoffey
12/18/14

Each December the tribal nations of the Great Plains are united by the children of our communities. Together we show the world that, despite our circumstances, we are people with hope....

Brandon Ecoffey
8/12/14

As someone who has had the unique experience of witnessing America’s drug war from both the front lines and the prison camps, and as someone who is an Ivy League graduate who has spent the last decade advocating for the legalization of marijuana, I found a recent column printed by the Indian Coun...