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BHSU honors longtime American Indian Studies instructor
'The president's wingman': Absent in the West Wing, Bannon stays close to Trump
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AgweekTV: Soil Your Undies
Drought conditions continue to improve in the Dakotas
As harvest gets underway, 2017 was problematic year for SD farmers
Harvest of South Dakota row crops continues to be slow
Cultivating new ideas: Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in northern Minnesota
Tigers looking for strong finish
Strength in numbers: Area schools continue to benefit from football co-ops
Wiggins, Towns lead Timberwolves past Jazz
Wheeler delivers decisive tally, Jets edge Wild
Verlander, Astros force decisive Game 7 vs. Yanks
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
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Anne J. Whipple
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LETTER: Understanding the gun debate
LETTER: A new wonder at the theater
LETTER: Sutton, an intelligent and tireless candidate for governor
Fielding Questions: Dipladenia can be wintered successfully
WOSTER: Pheasants in the Soil Bank
Pheasant hunters not fazed by lower South Dakota bird counts
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Wiltz: Know your shotgun before hunting pheasants
Poor Dakotas pheasant seasons could impact states' economies
Tangled whitetails: 'Once-in-a-lifetime' memory to help save a deer
Annika Russell - Bridal Shower
Paulson Five Generations
June 17, 2014
GIAGO: SD media should take off blinders and talk about mascot issue
Nearly 30 years ago I wrote an opinion piece that ended with, "We are human beings and not mascots for America's fun and games." That year...
June 17, 2014 - 11:07pm
June 5, 2014
COLUMN: Is the world coming to an end?
My granddaughter will be 7 years old in October. Like many children that age, she is bright and she is inquisitive. Her name is Juneau. Case in point: She posed this question to her grandmother, "Is the world coming to an end?" Her grandmother was a bit taken Aback by this inquiry...
June 5, 2014 - 4:17pm
GIAGO: Spending money could save lives
As a long-time journalist, author and dreamer, I dream -- dreams that will never be fulfilled, but they are dreams I know are not impossible, tiny dreams on the big scale that is America. For example, if I had the billions of dollars of a Warren Buffett or a Bill Gates, there are...
February 5, 2014 - 12:43am
January 30, 2014
GIAGO: The great escape from Holy Rosary
Attempt to run away from boarding school had traumatizing consequences.
January 30, 2014 - 7:20am
December 19, 2013
GIAGO: 123 years later, America still has not apologized for Wounded Knee
WOUNDED KNEE — On crystal clear nights when winter winds whistle through the hills and canyons around Wounded Knee Creek, the Lakota elders say it is so cold that you can hear the twigs snapping in the frigid air. They called this time of the year, “The Moon of the Popping...
December 19, 2013 - 11:32pm
July 22, 2013
GIAGO: Covert racism or plain stupidity? That is the question
If you are Native American and you have lived in Rapid City for any length of time, the actions of the Department of Parks and Recreation Advisory...
July 22, 2013 - 7:38pm
April 23, 2013
GIAGO: Remembering Al Neuharth
A man dressed in black and silver approached me at a newspaper convention in San Francisco 30 years ago. He held out his hand and said, "Hi,...
April 23, 2013 - 7:04am
December 26, 2012
GIAGO: LNI is the Olympics of Indian basketball
It started out in 1977 as a tournament to bring American Indian teams together and prepare them for the long season ahead. It has gone where...
December 26, 2012 - 3:59pm
December 14, 2012
GIAGO: Gay rights: US could learn from Indians
Can the government refuse marriage and federal benefits to gays and lesbians? Those are the questions before the Supreme Court of the United...
December 14, 2012 - 6:46am
December 6, 2012
GIAGO: If not out of sight, badly portrayed
Native Americans fit nicely into that media box labeled "Out of sight; out of mind:" And if not out of sight, then badly portrayed. At Thanksgiving,...
December 6, 2012 - 7:43pm
October 11, 2012
GIAGO: Red and white race relations years later
Monday was Native American Day in South Dakota, the only state in the Union that honors Native Americans with a state-sanctioned holiday: A holiday...
October 11, 2012 - 7:28am
September 27, 2012
GIAGO: Mascots, ignorance and racial prejudice
Twenty years ago I was on the Oprah Winfrey Show with Michael Haney and Suzanne Harjo to talk about the use of Native Americans as mascots for...
September 27, 2012 - 9:14am
September 13, 2012
GIAGO: American Indians no longer vanishing
At the turn of the 20th century Native Americans were known as the "Vanishing Americans." And now, 100 years later, they are one of the...
September 13, 2012 - 7:10am
August 23, 2012
GIAGO: Emotions are still raw in Rapid City
A faulty headline can change the entire focus of a news story. One year ago, two Rapid City police officers were shot to death and a third...
August 23, 2012 - 6:49am
August 15, 2012
GIAGO: Defending the sovereign status of Indian nations
Indian law, sovereignty and jurisdiction are not "one size fits all" issues in Indian country. There are too many variations in how different...
August 15, 2012 - 4:36pm