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City seeking advisory board members for Parks and Recreation

RAPID CITY-The City of Rapid City is seeking to fill two three-year vacancies on the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board.  Application deadline is December 4. More...

Rapid City wants residents to recycle Christmas lights

Creating Homeownership Opportunities for Tribal Members

Voices of the People

The hidden realities of Thanksgiving Day

November 1, 1777, President Henry Laurens of the Continental Congress signed the First National Thanksgiving Proclamation. More...

A word about Thanksgiving Day

Trying to bridge the racial divide in Rapid City


Newcum honored with Rapid City Regional Hospital’s DAISY Award for Nurses

RAPID CITY – John Newcum, Registered Nurse (RN), received the October DAISY Award for extraordinary nurses at Rapid City Regional Hospital (RCRH). More...

Spirit World

Drucilla Widow

RED SCAFFOLD—Drucilla Widow, 95, made her journey to the Spirit World Nov. 16, 2015, at IHS Hospital in Eagle Butte.  An all night wake service was held Nov. 22, at the Old Agency Building with a procession from the 4 mile. More...

Tamara Karen Blue Thunder-Young

Gilbert Clarence Bad Wound “Tatanka Ple Sun”


The Way It Was

The Giago Family at Three-Mile-CreekIn an early photo taken about 1908 the family of Jesus and Sophie Giago (top row) are posing for this photo at their home on Three-Mile-Creek near Kyle on the Pine Ridge Reservation. More...


“Crusaders” is a dirty word to Islam

In the 1950s a contest was held at Holy Rosary Mission on the Pine Ridge Reservation to pick a mascot for the sports teams. Tony Brave, Sr., picked the name “Crusaders” and the name was the winner. More...

Letters to the Editor

Reminded of column written by Tim Giago many years ago

To the Editor,Enjoyed James Giago Davies’ column on Large School Lakota Basketball, because he has really added a lot to the sports page with his writing style, which is very concise and professional.  More...

Statement of Administration Policy

Why isn’t your newspaper Indian Sun News?


Better too much history preserved than too little

Last week I received e-mail from a couple of people who played basketball back during the years of the great Cobbler dynasty Coach Dave Strain built at Rapid City Central. More...

UND picks 'Fighting Hawks' to replace Native American nickname

ND rodeo family to be featured on NBC


‘Saints and Strangers’ premieres on National Geographic

NEW YORK (AP) - With its political infighting, tip-of-the-arrow diplomacy and climactic decapitation scene, the National Geographic Channel's film ``Saints & Strangers'' is the ``Game of Thrones'' version of the first Thanksgiving. More...

Black Hills American Indian Art Market

Grouchy Gourmet


Grouchy goes Colonial

   If you’re on a quest for one of the best restaurants in Rapid City search no more; the place to visit is the Colonial House Restaurant and Bar with warm hospitality and charm. Full Story

This Week's Poll

Do you celebrate traditional Thanksgiving Day?

Little Notes


Looking at Thanksgiving Day through the eyes of the old timers

   No matter how you feel about Thanksgiving Day it has been a custom of the Indian people throughout the Western Hemisphere to have days within their lifetimes to hold a special day when they could give thanks to the many good things that may have happ Full Story

The Oprah Winfrey Show | "Racism in 1992" | Full Episode