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E-edition06-06-2019

By Staff | June 06, 2019

Memorial Day across CRST

By Staff | June 06, 2019

Media coverage of race in the Dakotas discussed at newspaper convention

By Staff | June 06, 2019

Coverage of race in South and North Dakota media, in particular, of Native Americans, was the subject of this year’s panel discussion at the joint South Dakota Newspaper Association and North Dakota Newspaper Association convention in Medora, ND May 30-June 1. Panel members included Executive Director of North Dakota Indian Affairs Commission Scott David (Standing Rock Sioux/Turtle Mountain Band of […]

CRST Officers graduate from police academy

By Staff | June 05, 2019

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

By Staff | June 05, 2019

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

By Staff | June 05, 2019

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

By Staff | June 05, 2019

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?

By Staff | June 05, 2019

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

By Staff | June 05, 2019

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

By Staff | June 05, 2019

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 […]