Hosts events throughout October to bring awareness October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and throughout the month, Sacred Heart Center of Eagle Butte sponsored events to bring awareness across Cheyenne River. Events included glow walks to end domestic violence, the “Paint the Town Purple” contest, a presentation from Sunny Red Bear about family violence and trauma, and on Tuesday, October 29, […]
Former Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Chairman Anthony “Tony” Rivers Jr. passed away on October 28 at Fort Meade Veterans Hospital. Rivers served as chairman from 1958-1962, and served as District 6 Council Representative for the Four Bear District from 1966-1968. He was also a World War II veteran of the United States Army. According to the Congressional Record published in […]
EAGLE PHOTOS BY ALAINA BEAUTIFUL BALD EAGLE
Meet newest reporter: Ethan Ward My name is Ethan Ward. I like to wrestle and run cross country. My parents are Christine Ward and Kyle Ward. When I grow up I want to go into the military and fix planes. Then for a job, I want to be a computer programmer, so I can be like my dad. I also […]
LOWI School has a new phone number and can now be reached: 605-964-LOWI (5694). The old number was 605-964-2805.
On Sunday, October 27, renowned 71 year-old Cherokee actor Wes Studi made history at the 11th Annual Governors Awards when he received the an Academy Award- the first time a Native American actor has ever received the honor. “I am proud to be here tonight as the first Indigenous Native American to receive an Academy Award. It’s about time!” said […]
Brad Upton of Longmont, Colorado made headlines last year when he came out and publicly announced that his great-great grandfather was James Forsyth who was the U.S. Army regimental commander of the 7th Calvary who slaughtered over 200 men, women and children at Wounded Knee Creek on December 29, 1980. In an interview with the Rapid City Journal last December, […]