If you won’t vote, then don’t complain

The deadline to register to vote in the November 4, 2014 election is approaching. South Dakota residents who want to vote must register by Monday, October 20, 2014. There are many places where you can register to vote. I encourage you to do so. Many Lakota people living in South Dakota absolutely refuse to voteContinue reading “If you won’t vote, then don’t complain”

The Reality of Living Near A “Man Camp”

  Grace Her Many Horses has dedicated many years of her life to law enforcement. After this article was published she was removed from her position at Rosebud and has since returned to work on the Fort Berthold Reservation. Article is reprinted with permission from The Sicangu Eyapaha (Rosebud Sioux) tribal newspaper.(Courtesy Photo)   ByContinue reading “The Reality of Living Near A “Man Camp””

It’s a Life or Death Fight

On Good Friday it was announced that the decision on the Presidential Permit for TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline (KXL) would be delayed indefinitely. One reason for this delay is because a District Court Judge in Nebraska ruled the law giving the Governor authority to declare eminent domain over privately owned land as unconstitutional.   ManyContinue reading “It’s a Life or Death Fight”

Spirit Camp Hosts Opening Ceremony on Rosebud Reservation

Photo and story by Vi Waln IDEAL, SD – The Rosebud Sioux Tribe has set up a Spirit Camp as a peaceful, non-violent way to protest construction of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline (KXL).   Over one hundred cars caravanned to the site on March 29 from Mission, SD to attend opening ceremonies held overContinue reading “Spirit Camp Hosts Opening Ceremony on Rosebud Reservation”

They’re lying

The Keystone XL pipeline could be the final rape of Unci Maka.   The natural minerals of Unci Maka are basically non-toxic until man excavates them for profit. We aren’t meant to mine these minerals.    In Canada, portions of the Boreal Forest are now decimated due to tar sands mining. Indigenous people in theContinue reading “They’re lying”