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Oglala Sioux

9/18/2020

article Oglala Sioux Tribe President To Keep Office
(South Dakota) -- The Oglala Sioux Tribal Council held an impeachment hearing of President Julian Bear Runner. A teenager accuses Bear Runner of sexual abuse and told...
article Oglala Sioux Tribe President To Keep Office
(South Dakota) -- The Oglala Sioux Tribal Council held an impeachment hearing of President Julian Bear Runner. A teenager accuses Bear Runner of sexual abuse and told...

9/15/2020

article Oglala Sioux president survives impeachment vote after being accused of inappropriate sexual contact
(South Dakota) -- Despite an emotional plea from a young Lakota man, leaders of the Oglala Sioux Tribe decided not to impeach President Julian Bear Runner during a more...

9/14/2020

article Impeachment hearing set for OST President
(South Dakota) -- There appears to be a lot of movement leading up to the September 14 impeachment hearing of Julian Bear Runner, President of the Oglala Sioux Tribe. A...
press release Tribal hearing: ‘Bear Runner remains President’
(South Dakota) -- Julian Bear Runner remains the president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe. The tribal council needed a two-thirds vote or 14 votes to impeach. However, the 11...

9/2/2020

article Oglala Sioux president suspended on improper contact charge
(South Dakota) -- The president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe in South Dakota has been suspended and will face an impeachment hearing after he was accused of inappropriate...

9/1/2020

article OST Public Safety seeks help in locating missing woman
(South Dakota) -- The Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety is seeking help from the public in locating a missing woman. Rainbow White Butterfly – Pino,...

5/16/2020

article Oglala Sioux Tribe Emergency Management in search of 45-year-old woman
(South Dakota) -- Oglala Sioux Tribe Emergency Management is in search of a 45-year-old woman. Per a tweet from the Martin Volunteer Fire Department, OST EM is searching...

4/24/2020

article Oglala Sioux Tribe president seeks more from South Dakota governor in COVID-19 fight
(South Dakota) -- Several Native American tribes in South Dakota are calling on Gov. Kristi Noem (R-SD) to take more action during the COVID-19 pandemic. Oglala Sioux...

3/11/2020

article Oglala Sioux Tribe approves medical, recreational marijuana
(South Dakota) -- Members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe passed a referendum to legalize medical and recreational marijuana on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota,...

1/8/2020

article Oglala president seeking federal help in dealing with meth
(South Dakota) -- The president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe is asking for federal help in dealing with methamphetamine use on the reservation that he says has contributed...

12/13/2019

article Oglala Sioux Consider Appeal on Survey Decision for Mine
(South Dakota) -- The Oglala Sioux Tribe is considering whether to appeal a decision by a panel of judges that a proposed uranium mine site in southwest South Dakota...

11/27/2019

article 'Nobody deserves this kind of treatment': Native women speak out against Oglala Sioux leader
(South Dakota) -- Duwana Two Bulls had spent much of her career working off her reservation. In November 2017, a longtime customer whom she had gotten to know over the...

11/26/2019

article Oglala Lakota Tribal Council Votes To Impeach VP
(South Dakota) -- The Oglala Lakota Tribal Council voted 16 to two to impeach Vice President Darla Black Monday. She was removed for malfeasance after accusations...
article Oglala Sioux vice president impeached for malfeasance
(South Dakota) -- The Oglala Sioux council has voted to impeach tribal Vice President Darla Black after three former employees accused her of creating an abusive and...

10/3/2019

article Who is the ‘Ukraine gas exec’ playing golf with the Bidens in Trump’s Nickelback post?
(Washington D.C.) -- CNN Iowa campaign embed D.J. Judd may have said it best: "Well, if you had ‘Nickelback invokes trademark infringement to remove a parody...

9/28/2019

article Ogala Sioux Tribe Passes Hate Crime Law Protecting Its LGBTQ Citizens
(South Dakota) -- The Oglala Sioux Tribe may be first to pass a hate crime law providing protections for LBGTQ and two spirit people, but citizens remain divided over...

7/30/2019

article Probation, $42K restitution for former official who stole from South Dakota tribe
(South Dakota) -- The former secretary of the Oglala Sioux Tribe's Credit and Finance Office must spend five years on probation and pay $42,100 in restitution to the...

7/29/2019

article Probation, $42K restitution for former OST official who stole from tribe
(South Dakota) -- The former secretary of the Oglala Sioux Tribe's Credit and Finance Office must spend five years on probation and pay $42,100 in restitution to the...

7/25/2019

article Oglala Sioux Tribe expands home for elders
(Nebraska) -- In January of 2020 the Oglala Sioux Tribe Nursing Home located in White Clay, Nebraska, will open a new 12-bed memory wing. This will bring the total bed...

7/16/2019

article Oglala Sioux Tribe legalizes same-sex marriage
(Iowa) -- Monique "Muffie" Mousseaux and Felipa De Leon immediately called officials at the Oglala Sioux Tribe after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex...

7/3/2019

article BIA: Oglala Sioux Tribe constitutional reform petition doesn't have enough valid signatures
(South Dakota) -- After a task force spent more than two years organizing and educating the public about efforts to reform the Oglala Sioux Tribe constitution, the...

6/2/2019

article New Lakota-translated children's book honors history
(South Dakota) -- Garfield Elementary fifth-grader Jaeden Brugier has been learning to speak the Lakota language throughout the last year. Yet for someone wanting to...

5/25/2019

article New Lakota-translated children's book is chance for students to 'feel seen,' honor history
(South Dakota) -- Garfield Elementary fifth-grader Jaeden Bruguier has been learning to speak the Lakota language throughout the last year. Yet for someone wanting to...

5/22/2019

article A promise unfulfilled: water pipeline stops short for Sioux reservation
(South Dakota) -- Up until late last year, Ella Coleman, a diminutive, soft-spoken Oglala Sioux grandmother who lives in one of the hundreds of mobile homes on the semi-...

5/8/2019

article Petitioners seek reform of Oglala Sioux Tribe government
(South Dakota) -- History is made on Wednesday on the Pine Ridge Reservation as petitions are filed that could bring a vote to dramatically reshape the tribal government.

4/22/2019

article OST group seeks right for citizens to vote on tribal constitutional changes
(South Dakota) -- After debating just how grassroots a nearly two-year-long constitutional reform effort was, the Oglala Sioux Tribal Council voted Monday to table the...

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