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Yankton Sioux Tribe

7/30/2020

article Yankton Sioux Tribe pools resources in battle against COVID-19 spread
(South Dakota) -- Kenneth Cook still feels a twinge in his chest. It has been more than two weeks since he tested positive for COVID-19 and the effects are still...

7/29/2020

article Yankton Sioux Tribe pools resources in battle against COVID-19 spread
(South Dakota) -- Kenneth Cook still feels a twinge in his chest. It has been more than two weeks since he tested positive for COVID-19 and the effects are still...

3/13/2020

article Yankton Sioux Tribe declares state of emergency
(South Dakota) -- The Yankton Sioux Tribe declared a state of emergency Friday in response to the coronavirus being designated as a pandemic. Tribally-funded travel in...

2/4/2020

article DC Circ. Grills Atty On Why Tribe Owes Him Settlement Cut (sub req)
(Washington D.C.) -- The D.C. Circuit pressed a Florida attorney Tuesday on why he should get a cut from a Native American tribe’s settlement with the U.S....

12/2/2019

article Yankton Sioux Nation Struggling To Recover From Climate Disasters Without Federal Assistance
(South Dakota) -- The Yankton Sioux reservation in South Dakota has experienced flooding rains and a series of other extreme weather events over the past year. While the...

9/30/2019

article Yankton Sioux: 'Our community is literally drowning'
(South Dakota) -- The town of Lake Andes on the Yankton Sioux reservation in southeastern South Dakota has been underwater since the bomb cyclone hit the area in March...

9/26/2019

article State declines tribal request for National Guard flood aid
(South Dakota) -- The Yankton Sioux Tribe won’t be getting National Guard assistance for now for flood relief efforts at Lake Andes. The South Dakota Department of...
article Lake Andes, Yankton Sioux restrain flooding while searching for permanent solutions
(South Dakota) -- More than two weeks after heavy rainfall left much of southeastern South Dakota flooded, people in and around Lake Andes are still trying to determine...

9/24/2019

article Officials recommend Yankton Sioux Tribe use local resources for flood response, not National Guard
(South Dakota) -- The South Dakota Department of Public Safety has recommended the Yankton Sioux Tribe’s request to use the South Dakota National Guard for flood...
article State says no to Yankton Sioux Tribe's ask for National Guard help with flooding
(South Dakota) -- The Yankton Sioux Tribe is requesting the National Guard's assistance with flooding in the White Swan community at Lake Andes. However, the South...

9/21/2019

article Yankton Sioux Tribe asks for help after another round of flooding
(South Dakota) -- The flooding took over parts of eastern South Dakota and for some, it's the third time this year. The Yankton Sioux Tribe is doing everything they...

9/11/2019

article Yankton Sioux Tribe Election Results Are Announced
(South Dakota) -- The Yankton Sioux Tribe has re-elected its top four officials for another two-year term. In addition, tribal members chose another five members of the...

8/18/2019

article Men involved in Yankton Sioux reservation assault, kidnapping plead guilty
(South Dakota) -- U.S. Attorney Ron Parsons announced Friday that Gavin Little, age 23, of Marty, and Christian Garcia, age 24, of Yankton, appeared before U.S. District...

8/12/2019

article Yankton Sioux Tribe says blocked culvert aggravating flooding problems
(South Dakota) -- The Yankton Sioux Tribe says a blocked culvert is aggravating flooding on the reservation near Fort Randall Dam. "Our community is literally...

6/20/2019

article S.D. Supreme Court: State can’t decide former Marty Indian School principal’s case
(South Dakota) -- The South Dakota Supreme Court issued an opinion Wednesday, June 19, affirming a Charles Mix County circuit court’s decision to dismiss a case filed by...
article South Dakota justices decide they lack jurisdiction in Marty Indian School case
(South Dakota) -- State Circuit Judge Bruce Anderson was correct when he ruled South Dakota didn't have jurisdiction in a lawsuit brought by a former principal...

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