Small-town citizens get creative in Black Hills uranium mine fight
Ballot initiative would declare mining a 'nuisance' — a way to protect treasured springs under seige
This summer, Hot Springs citizens scored a breakthrough: They collected enough signatures to obtain a ballot measure that would declare mining a “nuisance” in Fall River County.
Tribes and water protectors ward off new Black Hills gold rush
Treaty rights advocates denounce mining exploration permits in 'The Heart of All That Is'
SILVER CITY, South Dakota — The moment the U.S. Forest Service posted its July notice of a draft decision to permit gold prospecting at Jenny Gulch here in the Black Hills, tribes, water protectors and treaty rights defenders turned out in droves to ward off the project and others like it. The Black Hills make […]
Native Women Bikers Rally for Missing and Murdered Sisters
Sturgis Medicine Wheel Ride 2020 honors victims of MMIW crisis
BEAR BUTTE – About 100 people from all across the land gathered at this native sacred site Aug. 9 to pray and participate in the Sturgis Medicine Wheel Ride 2020 to raise awareness about the crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Children and Two-Spirit relatives. Native women motorcyclists led the 70-mile ride from Bear […]
Natives seize Trump stump at Mount Rushmore
Sacred mountain as backdrop for GOP rally draws treaty rights protest
KEYSTONE, South Dakota – U.S. President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign-stop here at Mt. Rushmore National Memorial on the eve of the national Independence Day holiday provoked a rally of some 400 Native Americans and allies, who seized the opportunity to remind him he was trespassing on sacred Black Hills Indian treaty land stolen in violation of the Constitution.