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 By Brandon Ecoffey    News

Carrying the voices of our people to the masses

When I was growing up in Pine Ridge we were shown only a few pathways to success. We were told to go out and get an education and then return home to help our people. For those of... — Updated 9/9/2016

 By Brandon Ecoffey    News

Lakota man overcomes hurdles to become Army medic

MARTIN, SD—At the age of 10, Sky Garner was quickly being pushed in to the abyss of the South Dakota foster care system. Today, Garner is serving as a certified medic in the United States Army. “I think it is important that we... — Updated 9/10/2015

 By Brandon Ecoffey    News

Oglala Sioux Tribe launches buyback program

PINE RIDGE, SD-The Oglala Sioux Tribe's land buyback program is set up and ready to get the word out to tribal members about their options regarding selling fractionalized... — Updated 1/18/2014

 By Brandon Ecoffey    News

Big blizzard bashes Pine Ridge Reservation

RAPID CITY, SD-Heavy rains, winds, lightning, and eventually snow were the gifts that winter storm Atlas, brought to residents of Wyoming and South Dakota. The storm that has been... — Updated 11/23/2013

 By Brandon Ecoffey    News

Partnership to protect children announced

RAPID CITY, SD—The Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn announced on Jan 10, a partnership between the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Spirit Lake Tribe of North... — Updated 3/17/2013

 By Brandon Ecoffey    News

New Oglala leader announces language plan

RAPID CITY, SD—Just weeks before he officially took office, Oglala Sioux Tribe President-elect Bryan Brewer made an unprecedented move. Brewer on November 15, made a pledge to... — Updated 1/19/2013

 By Brandon Ecoffey    News

Lakota coach chosen for state Hall of Fame

PORCUPINE, SD—Lyle “Dusty” LeBeau, an Oglala Lakota from Porcupine, has been chosen to enter the South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame. LeBeau is one of 11 South Dakotans selected... — Updated 1/19/2013


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