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The Silent Epidemic

K.J. Wetherholt | Posted 05.19.2015 | Impact
K.J. Wetherholt

A close friend from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, home of over 40,000 Oglala Sioux, posted some devastating news on Facebook a few days ago.

Remembering Allen Neuharth, the Newsman From South Dakota

Tim Giago | Posted 06.25.2013 | Media
Tim Giago

Native newspaper men and women and Native journalists across America lost one of their best friends. Al Neuharth grew up in a small South Dakota town and he never forgot his roots, nor did he ever forget the Native Americans that made up a large portion of the state's population.

Signing Off After More Than 30 Tears

Tim Giago | Posted 04.12.2013 | Media
Tim Giago

To those who have read my columns for more than 30 years I say "wopila" (thank you) for your faithful support and guidance. "30" used to be the sign off sign for ending a column or a news story. This column is my 30.

Remembering When Nape Waste Winyan -- Kerry Kennedy -- Came to Pine Ridge

Tim Giago | Posted 09.23.2012 | Media
Tim Giago

The news media is prone to jump on and elaborate on any news story about the Kennedys. They truly do not know how much the Kennedy family is loved in Indian country.

South Dakota Straddles The Border Between Old And Otherworldly

Jenna Scatena | Posted 08.25.2012 | Travel
Jenna Scatena

The highlight of many trips, seeing buffalo and moose, is tainted somewhat when you see those majestic beasts are again on a local menu.

10 Wines For Thanksgiving -- No Pinot Or Chardonnay Allowed

Mary Orlin | Posted 12.18.2014 | Taste
Mary Orlin

I like to introduce my guests to interesting wines, wines that you might not otherwise try with a holiday dinner. So no Pinot Noir or Chardonnay here, just my top 10 recommendations to try along with the turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie.

Life or Death: Teen Suicide on American Indian Reservations

Jay Tavare | Posted 06.16.2011 | Impact
Jay Tavare

Traditions, language and spiritual beliefs of so many of the American Indian nations are almost completely extinguished. Is it any wonder that the youth find themselves in an identity crisis?

The Myth of Thanksgiving and the Legacy of Manifest Destiny

Aaron Huey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Aaron Huey


America's Top 10 Best Green-Built Neighborhoods

Robyn Griggs Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robyn Griggs Lawrence

Natural Home just published its Top 10 Green-Built Neighborhoods list, applauding forward-thinking, responsible housing developments.