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Tribal Leaders Holding Teach-In About SD Land

EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. (AP) – A group spearheading an effort to buy land in South Dakota that Native American tribes consider sacred is holding a teach-in on Saturday during the annual Cheyenne River Sioux powwow. Last Real Indians founder Chase Iron Eyes says in a news release that he and tribal leaders and activists...
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Report: Federal Cases Filed in S. Dakota Up

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – An annual report from the U.S. Attorney’s Office shows that the number of criminal cases filed in federal court in South Dakota has increased by more than 20 percent from 2010 to 2011. The report shows the U.S. Attorney’s Office filed 691 criminal cases in 2011. This is up...
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Home at 121 Pasque Drive on September 1, 2012

Fire Burns Home in Pierre Cul-de-Sac Overnight

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A fire burned a home in an east Pierre neighborhood overnight. Pierre’s Fire Chief Bill Alexander says the blaze was reported about 11:38 p.m. at the end of a cul-de-sac-at 121 Pasque Drive. Alexander says a police officer had noted the smell of smoke around Taylor Avenue and a...
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Activist Probes Street Harassment of Indian Women

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The founder of an organization created to stop street harassment says gender-based street harassment can be especially jarring for Native American women because they experience higher rates of sexual assault than their counterparts who are not American Indians. Holly Kearl is the founder of the Washington-based nonprofit organization Stop...
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