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Oglala Sioux Tribe
May 22, 2018
Rollover crash kills man on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation
PINE RIDGE (AP) — A one-vehicle rollover crash on U.S. Highway 18 in Pine Ridge has killed a man. The Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public...
May 22, 2018 - 3:05pm
March 21, 2018
Tribal concerns delay South Dakota uranium mine project
RAPID CITY (AP) — Concern over whether a South Dakota site has historic, cultural and religious significance to Native Americans has further...
March 21, 2018 - 12:09pm
November 30, 2017
Oglala Sioux Tribe again looking for new police chief
PINE RIDGE (AP) — The Oglala Sioux Tribe is once again looking for a new police chief after the person it hired failed to show up for the job....
November 30, 2017 - 2:25pm
September 4, 2017
Pine Ridge woman accused of trying to fire at police
PINE RIDGE (AP) — Authorities in Pine Ridge say a woman suspected of stealing a vehicle faces charges of assaulting officers after she allegedly...
September 4, 2017 - 6:00pm
July 11, 2017
Oglala Sioux official pleads not guilty to embezzlement
PIERRE (AP) — An official accused of stealing from the Oglala Sioux tribe has pleaded not guilty. Fifty-seven-year-old Charles Cummings, of Martin, faces theft and embezzlement charges in federal court. U.S. Attorney Randolph Seiler says Cummings entered his plea late last week....
July 11, 2017 - 12:00pm
June 5, 2017
Tribe planning extradition agreement with outside police
PINE RIDGE (AP) — Oglala Sioux Tribe officials hope a mutual-aid agreement between the tribe and outside authorities could help curb violent crime in South Dakota. The Rapid City Journal reported that tribal leaders have met with officials from the Pennington County Sheriff's Office...
June 5, 2017 - 2:56pm
October 12, 2016
Authorities ID 4 victims of Pine Ridge duplex gas explosion
PINE RIDGE (AP) — Authorities have identified four people killed in a duplex explosion on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The Oglala Sioux tribe identified the victims as 78-year-old Raymond Eagle Elk and his 74-year-old wife, Oletha Mousseau, 23-year-old Samantha Tobacco and...
October 12, 2016 - 9:23am
October 5, 2015
Oglala Sioux Tribe receives $400K for suicide prevention
PINE RIDGE (AP) — The Administration for Native Americans has awarded a $400,000 emergency grant to the Oglala Sioux Tribe to pay for activities and programs designed to prevent youth suicides on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Kevin Yellow Bird Steele, a spokesman for the...
October 5, 2015 - 12:50pm
September 17, 2015
Feds to pay $940M to settle claims over tribal contracts
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Obama administration has agreed to pay a group of Native American tribes nearly $1 billion to settle a decades-old claim that they weren't adequately compensated as they managed law enforcement, education and other federal services on reservations. Interior...
September 17, 2015 - 11:03am
May 7, 2015
Judge refuses to dismiss Jackson County voting rights case
RAPID CITY (AP) — A voting rights lawsuit filed last year by four Oglala Sioux tribal members against Jackson County will be allowed to proceed following a ruling by a federal judge. County officials had asked U.S. District Judge Karen Schreier to dismiss the lawsuit, but she...
May 7, 2015 - 2:52pm
May 5, 2015
Dream of tribal national park in South Dakota crumbling
RAPID CITY (AP) — An effort to create the nation's first tribal national park in southwestern South Dakota has degenerated into a bureaucratic standoff. The Oglala Sioux Tribe and the National Park Service have worked for years on a plan to turn the South Unit of Badlands National...
May 5, 2015 - 11:50am
DOJ asks judge to not dismiss voting rights suit
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice is asking a federal judge in South Dakota to not dismiss a lawsuit that tribal members filed against Jackson County in which they claim the county doesn't give equal voting access to Native American voters. After the November...
January 5, 2015 - 12:49am
Yellow Bird Steele elected leader of Oglala Sioux
PINE RIDGE (AP) — The new leader of the Oglala Sioux tribe is no stranger to the position. The Rapid City Journal reports that residents of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation on Tuesday elected John Yellow Bird Steele as chairman for the next two years. Yellow Bird Steele...
November 5, 2014 - 6:52am
November 4, 2014
Cleanup wrapping up at bombing range on Pine Ridge rez
KYLE (AP) — Seventy-two years after the military began using the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation for target practice, the federal government is nearly finished cleaning up a dangerous section of the mess left behind. The Army Corps of Engineers will host a public meeting Wednesday...
November 4, 2014 - 2:32pm
September 10, 2014
Tribe: Pine Ridge Reservation short police
RAPID CITY (AP) — An Oglala Sioux tribal official says there is a shortage of police officers on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Isaac Last Horse, chairman of the tribe's board of trustees, says a full contingent of officers would be 51 but the police department has just...
September 10, 2014 - 1:05pm