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  1. Panel Approves Measure To Make Oglala Lakota County OfficialRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    ... voted unanimously on Wednesday to send the resolution to the chamber's floor. Democratic Rep. Kevin Killer of Pine Ridge says his measure is part of the process to make official the name change, which roughly 80 percent of the county's voters ...

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  2. An Open Letter to the Young People of the American Horse School in Pine Ridge, SDRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Switched

    I was deeply disturbed by reports that a group of about fifty children, young people and their chaperones in your community were subjected to physical and verbal abuse during a minor league hockey game in Rapid City, South Dakota. I understand that the children, as young as 8-years old, were participating in a field trip as a reward for academic excellence and exemplary behavior and were excited to attend the game.

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  3. Pine Ridge Tribal President Asks For U.S. Civil Rights ProbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

    The tribal president from Pine Ridge has asked for a federal civil rights investigation into reported harassment of Native American students at a hockey game at the Rapid City Civic Center. Oglala Sioux Tribe President John Yellow Bird Steele sent a letter to the U.S. attorney general and president on Thursday asking for the inquiry.

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  4. Pine Ridge Tribal President Asks For US Civil Rights ProbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    The tribal president from Pine Ridge has asked for a federal civil rights investigation into reported harassment of Native American students at a hockey game at the Rapid City Civic Center. Oglala Sioux Tribe President John Yellow Bird Steele sent a letter to the U.S. attorney general and president on Thursday asking for the inquiry.

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  5. States Upcoming Leaders Stop In Sioux FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

    It'll take eight months, but in the end, a group of 40 men and women will be better equipped to help lead South Dakota. From Pine Ridge to Brookings, these upcoming leaders have been given the opportunity to see how different communities across South Dakota work.

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  6. South Dakota woman gets 22 years prison in Lame Deer murderRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | The Navajo Times

    U.S. District Judge Susan Watters sentenced Eugenia Ann Rowland, of Pine Ridge, South Dakota. Rowland had pleaded guilty to second-degree murder last year _ just days before her case was to go to trial _ in the death of Hanna Harris, of Lame Deer.

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  7. Justspeak: Who will protect the children?: The invisibility of the...Read the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | Insight News

    ... across this country. According to multiple news reports, 57 children from the American Horse School on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota had beer thrown on them and racial slurs hurled at a Rapid City Rush hockey game. The children were ...

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  8. Shannon County Name Change Headed For Legislative ActionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    ... history of Oglala Lakota Tribe in southwest South Dakota. From his home in Interior on the northern edge of the Pine Ridge Reservation, far from the South Dakota Legislature, Jesse Short Bull has a hand in legislation that he says will matter today ...

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  9. Living Jayla's DreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    A Pine Ridge mother is leading a campaign to build animal shelters on the reservation after her 8-year-old daughter was mauled to death by a pack of dogs there. Danielle Griffith and her family are busy organizing a February 13th fundraiser for their non-profit organization, Jayla's Dream, as they struggle to cope with their loss.

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  10. Work Just Beginning On Rez Stray Dog ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    The death of an 8-year-old girl in a dog attack last November on the Pine Ridge Reservation devastated her family and brought focus to the problems with stray dogs. Now tribal officials are working to upgrade their animal-control program. 1 comment

  11. Photos of the Day: Jan. 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    ... near Guwahati, India. Biju Boro/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images A dead cow is pried from ice Wednesday near Pine Ridge, S.D. Last week, about 100 cattle wandered onto the ice, broke through and died. Chris Huber, Rapid City Journal/Associated ...

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  12. In Effort to Fix Tribal Schools, Feds Face DoubtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Education Week

    ... of aid and pledges of new supports for Indian education from the federal government. The Oglala Sioux tribe of Pine Ridge, S.D., is turning down $200,000, its share of $2.5 million in grants to be awarded to entice tribes to take more control over ...

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  13. Beautiful Badlands and Ogalala Lakota Nation, From AboveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | Discover

    I spent most of the day in meetings yesterday, so I did not have an opportunity to go out and shoot a Pic of the Day photo. As an alternative, I offer this black and white image of the Badlands and part of Pine Ridge in South Dakota.

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  14. Family of SD girl makes progress on animal shelterRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | The Navajo Times

    _ An 8-year-old girl's death from a dog attack on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation a month ago has left her mother drained and too heartbroken to stay in the home they shared. One of the few bright spots for the Griffith family is the steady ...

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  15. Tree piles to be set on fire in the Pine RidgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    As weather conditions become favorable for safe burning in coming weeks, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission staff members will set fire to slash and tree piles at wildlife management areas in the Pine Ridge. Area manager Greg Schenbeck said people shouldn't be overly alarmed if they see and smell smoke as the projects get underway at the four areas.

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  16. Former OST court advocate guilty on drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    Susan Schrader, age 53, of Pine Ridge, was found guilty Thursday, Dec. 18, of conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance following a federal jury trial in Rapid City. Schrader is one of 10 people from Custer, Pine Ridge and Rapid City indicted by a federal grand jury on cocaine charges last May. The charges relate to distribution of cocaine and marijuana, primarily on the Pine Ridge Reservation, beginning as early as 2005 and continuing up to the indictment.

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  17. Police Protest Rally Aimed At Racial AwarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    ... tired of our people being found dead in this creek. No investigations. They're unsolved," Julee Richards of Pine Ridge said. Police say the string of deaths, including one last week, along the creek were thoroughly investigated. Some appeared to be ...

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  18. Mike Sandrock: Life lessons from Boulder ultra athletes Bob Africa, Dave MackeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Daily Camera

    ... back." Both these runners do just that. Mackey is a physician assistant who works in an emergency room on the Pine Ridge, S.D., Indian reservation, bringing running shoes and spikes to the local track team, while Africa is a mentor in the local ...

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  19. Renewed effort to register, vaccinate pets on Pine RidgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    The requirement to register and vaccinate your pets on the Pine Ridge Reservation is nothing new, but there is a renewed effort to tag dogs following the death of 8-year-old Jayla Rodriguez November 18. Jayla was reportedly attacked and killed by a pack of dogs while sledding. This week, Ron Ponds with Community Health on the Reservation, along with staff from the Oglala Pet Project non-profit are traveling to different communities to give people an opportunity to register their dogs.

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  20. Pine Ridge schools: Amid beauty, deteriorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Star Tribune

    ... at the Little Wound school in Kyle. One of seven federally funded Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) schools on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, and one of four rated in poor condition, Little Wound opens around 7 a.m., with the cafeteria quickly ...

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