State of Emergency – Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

A State of Emergency has been declared on the Pine Ridge Lakota “Sioux” Indian Reservation. People have died. Many more people are at risk of freezing to death. Another cold front is coming in, yet where is the national media coverage? Does the ‘Lacreek Electric Company’ – a non-Indian utility often thought to be prejudice, […]

PINE RIDGE: Running out of water, electricity shut off, police were here

Yes Cops were just here, electricity will be out for possibly more then 2 more weeks. Water is getting scarce. is doing the best they can, they are in contact with Vice Chairman. Sad that news does not pick up on this serious matter as much as other news. I am sure there are […]

NON Indian State Run Casino in MN.? Could Be Coming Sooner Than You Think!

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Dayton considers starting a state run casino in the Twin Cities to raise money Dayton says he would consider supporting a Twin Cities casino to raise money for Minnesota’s ailing budget, but not for a new Vikings stadium. The former senator says a metro-area casino would raise about $200 million a […]

Crow Creek Sioux Tribe Chairman Brandon Sazue at his encampment on embattled Sioux land.

Vigil on the Plains Crow Creek Sioux chairman is ‘not going anywhere’ By Stephanie Woodard, Today correspondent Story Published: Dec 29, 2009 Story Updated: Dec 24, 2009 FORT THOMPSON, S.D. – On Dec. 15, Crow Creek Sioux Tribe Chairman Brandon Sazue got a visit from eight horseback riders on a pilgrimage to memorialize 38 Dakota […]

To Supporters: For Crow Creek

My understanding is that on Saturday at 1:00 there will be a gathering at the tribal hall at Fort Thompson.  We are hoping that a lot of the local people will also be there so that we can better organize support and coordinate efforts between supporters in the community and those of us who are […]

Video footage from Crow Creek vs. IRS land battle

Dec 13th 2009 Eric Klein Founder, reports LIVE from Crow Creek- More reports form the field over the next week to come- DAY 2- Dec 14,2009- Riders head to meet up with BRandon Sazue help up in protest on the auctioned land- Dec 13th, 2009

More on Crow Creek Land Is Not for Sale

CROW CREEK RESERVATION, Friday, December 11, 2009—Brandon Sazue’s camper sitting in the middle of the prairie presented a lonely but inspiring image as we drove up Wednesday afternoon.  Despite the bitter cold and wind, the young Crow Creek tribal chairman was taking a stand against the United States theft of any more Dakota lands, telling […]

“Crow Creek Sioux Land is NOT For Sale”

Please go to the website below on highlighted area and sign the petition to support Crow Creek Sioux Tribe, the IRS auctioned off 7100 acres of land to a local rancher, this land belongs to the Hunkpati Crow Creek.  Thank you for your support “Crow Creek Sioux Land is NOT For Sale” hosted on the web […]

No Indian history at Coldwater Spring, says Park Service

The National Park Service has released its final Environmental Impact Statement for the Coldwater Spring/ Bureau of Mines Property, near Fort Snelling. The report is intended to support the Park Service’s decision to keep the property in federal ownership, bolstered in part by statements claiming that “no historical documentation of American Indian use of Camp […]

Pilot Knob “the hill of all the relatives,”

From the album: “Sites” by Bruce White Sacred sites are the “power points, the grid,” for Dakota, Lakota, and Nakota peoples, said Chief Arvol Looking Horse (in the center of the picture) at Wotakuye Paha, “the hill of all the relatives,” otherwise known as Pilot Knob or Oheyawhi, on Sunday, October 4, just before he […]

Crow Creek reservation land being auctioned off.

Maybe someone should call Shakopee, they should pay the “38” descendents tax situation within the 180 day time period….the crow creek people should never want or need for anything, its shameful whats happened and could of been prevented with the help of the other dakota communities…

Inadequate housing on reservations

  Jomay Steen Journal staff - Posted: Sunday, November 1, 2009 9:20 pm When it comes to housing, Fred Sitting Up compared the reservation he lives on to a Third World country. In 1985, because of a disability — he was blinded in his right eye — Sitting Up says he was promised a house by […]


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Bill Means International Indian Treaty Council Cell: 612-386-4030 Email: UNITED NATIONS OFFICIAL TO VISIT PINE RIDGE RESERVATION TO INVESTIGATE HOUSING CONDITIONS San Francisco, CA, October 11, 2009 ? The United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing, Raquel Rolnik, will visit the Pine Ridge Reservation in South […]

Leonard Peltier Getting Parole hearing, First Time In 15 Years RIGHT NOW! 7/28/09

Leonard Peltier to get first full parole hearing in 15 years MORE ARTICLES ABOUT PELTIER A hearing is set for this coming Tuesday in Lewisburg, Pa., where Peltier is incarcerated in a federal prison, according to this story. Peltier is serving two life sentences for the deaths of two FBI agents during a 1975 standoff […]

Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux gives $68 Million to 3 tribes

Standing Rock Sioux get $30 million casino loan The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is getting a $30 million loan from a Minnesota tribe to upgrade its casino complex in south central North Dakota. The tribe will use the money for such things as more hotel rooms, an indoor pool and underground parking at Prairie Knights […]

Top 7 Addictions That Are The Most Difficult To Quit

Here are – in reverse order of difficulty – the seven addictions people find hardest to quit.  You might be surprised… By Dr. Stanton Peele 7. Cocaine. Cocaine is an episodic-use drug. It is one moreover associated with certain lifestyles – at one time (if not now) people in the financial industry and entertainment fields […]

Seldom seen headdress transfer ceremony Conducted by Bruce Wolf Child

St. Mary was site of memorable Blackfoot Confederacy Conference, Sobriety Campout By John McGill Wednesday, July 1, 2009 10:10 AM MDT This year’s Blackfoot Confederacy Conference was remarkable in several areas, including the Southern Piegan’s hosting the event. But what was even more remarkable was its being held inside Glacier National Park at St. Mary. […]

Illegal for Dakota Indians to enter Minnesota or Dakota?!?

  After the Dakota Conflict in 1862, Congress passed legislation banning Dakota Indians from Minnesota and the Dakotas.Now, over 140 years later, one state lawmaker is asking Congress to repeal the law. As News 12’s Bryan Piatt reports… it’s stirring up mixed emotions among area tribe members. Sheldon Wolfchild read the news when he opened […]

Martha Fast Horse Guests take about the. Crazy Horse Ride Happening in June 2009. guests talk about the upcoming Crazy Horse Ride happening in June 2009. This was the tenth annual ride. Ride starts from where the Lakota leader was murdered Fort Robertson, Nebraska to Pine Ridge, SD. Over 200 riders participated in this years ride. This was end of day 1, 35 miles. riding into Chadron, Nebraska. Camera and editing […]

Hello to those acting in solidarity with the Dakota Nation:

FORWARD ON to networks, listserves, allies, people– local and beyond! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! Hello to those acting in solidarity with the Dakota Nation: I’m writing to ask you for your solidarity in the struggle to return Coldwater Springs to the Dakota Nation.  Please sign the petition linked below, and […]

Court rules Mdewakanton group has no claim to casinos

Decision invalidates earlier ruling based on 19th-century trust, and Congress’ land deal. from Last update: March 12, 2009 – 11:20 PM   WASHINGTON – A federal appeals court has ruled against a large group of Mdewakanton Dakota Indians claiming a share of the lands and gambling revenues from casinos in Prior Lake and Prairie […]

Court rejects lawsuit by Mdewakanton descendants

Lori Carlson on March 12, 2009 – 2:01pm. By Lori Carlson, Editor A court battle for tribal land rights, called “the most momentous issue in modern Indian history” by one of its champions, was halted by the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals Tuesday. The court determined that self-described “lineal descendants” of the “Loyal Mdewakanton” […]