Archive for January, 2004
Published Thursday January 8, 2004
BY JOMAY STEEN
RAPID CITY JOURNAL
PINE RIDGE — A South Dakota tribe may gamble on a 100-proof solution.
As a possible way to keep Pine Ridge Indian Reservation’s books balanced and create a thriving business sector, it may embrace the very vice that has for more than a century left its people addicted, disabled and dead.
Throughout the reservation’s 115-year history, it has been illegal for the most part to buy or sell alcohol within its boundaries.
That may change. (more…)