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2013-07-16 23:22:49

An Indian reservation is considering ending its ban on alcohol to help fund substance abuse treatment and prevention. This news story shows how important it is to obtain quality alcohol care at a detox center such as South Florida's Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 In an article by The Fix, an addiction and recovery news source, titled http://www.thefix.com/content/indian-tribe-moves-towards-legalizing-alcohol91896 on 7/10, it was reported that after 100 years,...

2012-10-07 23:00:45

In response to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation´s recent healthy food and farming grant, Massage School San Diego has released a list of the best healthy crops to plant in the fall. Pine Ridge, SD (PRWEB) October 07, 2012 A group on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation recently received a $70,000 grant to advance farming and healthy food efforts for the Oglala Sioux tribe. In response, Massage School San Diego, a proponent of healthy living, raw organic foods and massage therapy schools...

2012-09-18 23:03:36

Original Green Distribution, one of the World´s leaders in sustainable, renewable and environmentally friendly building materials, has teamed with Alex White Plume and Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota to design and build eco-friendly housing and community buildings. Prescott, WI (PRWEB) September 18, 2012 Original Green Distribution has officially announced plans to assist in the development of an extensive eco-community at Pine Ridge Reservation which is considered one of the...

2012-09-07 23:04:33

On Wednesday, Sept. 5, at a rally in Rapid City, SD, members of the Native American Pe´ Sla Land Sale movement gathered to celebrate progress in securing land they consider sacred. The rally was organized by the Last Real Indians and the Lakota People´s Law Project. Two hundred and fifty people carried posters made by street artist Shepard Fairey and National Geographic photographer Aaron Huey, which read “The Black Hills Are Not For Sale.” The nine Sioux tribes of South...

2012-05-31 23:00:21

Nicholas Kristof´s portrait of the Pine Ridge Reservation in his piece for the May 9th New York Times “Poverty´s Poster Child” is shocking and sympathetic, but, according to the Lakota People´s Law Project, it does not address social and economic structures of oppression in South Dakota. While he implies that regular economic investment models could help Native American communities, he does not depict the reservation system´s perpetuation of conquest and Native...

2011-06-30 09:00:00

PINE RIDGE, S.D., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Oglala Sioux Tribe, Department of Public Safety (OST-DPS) today announced that designs for a new free-standing justice center in Pine Ridge, South Dakota are nearly 50 percent complete. Marking the first major construction project approved by the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) in nearly a decade, the facility will house the tribe's judicial system under one roof incorporating the unique needs of Indian Country legal systems....


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Badlands National Park
2013-03-05 09:07:20

Badlands national Park is located in the southwest region of South Dakota. It holds 242,756 acres of land, with 64,144 acres comprising a protected wilderness area. The park was designated as a national monument in 1929 and established in 1939, but attained national park status in 1978. The Stronghold Unit area of the park is managed by the National Park Service and the Oglala Lakota tribe and holds many sights including those used for Ghost Dances in the 1890’s, a bomb and gunnery range...

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