He Fired Us Up

Carter Camp has made his journey. He now walks on the path we call the Milky Way. His spirit travels to reunite with our relatives and ancestors.   Carter was a true activist. He traveled to South Dakota to assist our people with the Wounded Knee takeover in 1973. He stood by the Lakota andContinue reading “He Fired Us Up”

Be a good ancestor, our descendants are depending on you.

Christmas is a fallacy. Our winter ceremonies were replaced by the notion of a fat man in a red suit who could visit every house in the world in a matter of hours.   I write this on the sacred day known as Winter Solstice. The first day of Waniyetu was a time for ourContinue reading “Be a good ancestor, our descendants are depending on you.”

Lack of leadership and financial accountability lead to Probation at SGU

MISSION, SD – Sinte Gleska University (SGU) has been placed on Probation by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) North Central Association, which oversees academic accreditation.   The action was effective October 31, 2013.   In a six page letter to SGU President Lionel Bordeaux, the HLC detailed several areas where the tribal university is outContinue reading “Lack of leadership and financial accountability lead to Probation at SGU”

There’s no stopping me. I’ll always be a writer

The fall semester is quickly coming to an end for students attending colleges and universities. As you read this there are many Lakota/Dakota/Nakota and other tribal students reading college textbooks and going over their class notes in preparation for final exams. When you are a full-time college student, your work load is akin to thatContinue reading “There’s no stopping me. I’ll always be a writer”

Recall Petition at Rosebud falls short

ROSEBUD, SD – A recall petition seeking the removal of Cyril Scott as Rosebud Sioux Tribal President failed to obtain the number of signatures required to be valid.   The petition was the second attempt by tribal voters to initiate the process of recalling the tribal president. The petition alleged that President Scott had lostContinue reading “Recall Petition at Rosebud falls short”