CRST Officers graduate from police academy


Three Detention Officers from Cheyenne River graduated from the United States Indian Police Academy at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia, New Mexico on May 17. During the five-week training course, Officers Clyde P. Mandan, Blaze Eagle Horse, and Jalynn Widow, all CRST tribal members, completed 252 hours of corrections officer training which included written exams, hands-on labs, […]

Grassroots organizers host Art Build Day to bring awareness about KXL


On Saturday, June 1, young adult grassroots community organizers, led by Tasina “Taz” Smith, hosted an all day Art Build with a meal provided to anyone interested in learning more about the Keystone XL pipeline, and their concerns regarding the issue. The youth gathered supplies for the Art Build, as well as food to feed anyone who wanted a plate […]

June 2, 1924: The Indian Citizenship Act is passed by Congress


According to the National Archives website, the “Act was approved on June 2, 1924, this act of Congress granted citizenship to any Native Americans born within the United States. At the time many were still denied voting rights by individual state or local laws.” We asked people what their thoughts were regarding the Act. “No race has the “authority”, nor […]

Rosebud Sioux Tribe hosts Public Utilities hearing


On May 28 and 29 2019, the Rosebud Sioux Tribe held a Public Utilities Commission meeting regarding the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. Of the 573 federally recognized tribes, Rosebud is one of few to exercise its authority and sovereignty with its own tribal Public Utilities Commission, which regulates actions of those providing utility services on tribal lands or passing through […]

Why do we do what we do?


Why do we work in a career with no job security? Why do we work for little pay, constantly being criticized from those we are trying to bring the news to? Why do we hit our heads against the wall time after time trying to get information that is not forthcoming to report the news with accuracy? We do it […]

What makes a good ally


The first summer that I lived here on Cheyenne River in 2011, I encountered several groups that came to Cheyenne River. At this time I encountered some folks who outright set my guard up. They did not come in a good way, they came here with what I saw as a savior complex. Growing up and being involved with my […]

Garden tips of the week


Hello everyone and thank you again for reading. Today I will go over some vegetable garden tips and ideas you can try at home. Most of us in the area have not been able to plant in the ground because of all the rain we have received, remember that dryer days will come. Getting a jump start on a short […]

Oglala Lakota College Celebrates 46th Graduation Ceremony

Kyle SD –  Oglala Lakota College announces its 46th Annual Graduation Ceremony on June 16, 2019 beginning at 10:00 a.m. 148 graduates will be receiving Masters, Bachelors, Associate Degrees and Certificates at OLC’s administrative campus seven miles southwest of Kyle, SD.  President Thomas Shortbull stated, “At OLC we consider this to be one of the most important days of the […]

SDSU announces dean’s list

The following Eagle Butte students have been named to the dean’s list for academic excellence after the spring 2019 semester at South Dakota State University. To earn dean’s list distinctions in SDSU’s colleges, students must have completed a minimum of 12 credits and must have earned at least a 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Students with an asterisk received […]

LaPlante says farewell to C-EB after 38 years


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