Archive for November, 2012

New Oglala Sioux president: Shut down Whiteclay

Monday, November 26th, 2012

ASSOCIATED PRESS / November 26, 2012

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — At first, the agenda of the Oglala Sioux Tribe’s newly elected president might seem overly ambitious.

But Bryan Brewer says issues on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation — ranging from a housing shortage and high unemployment to alcoholism and violence — are deeply intertwined. (more…)