Tag Archives: Oglala Sioux

Education for Self-Determination and Quality of Life

The Navajo Nation is working to improve the quality of education by transferring operation of more than 30 schools from U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) control, to management by the Navajo Nation’s Department of Education.

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Honoring Native Youth: Preventing Youth Suicide

The rate of suicide among American Indians/Alaskan Natives aged 15-34 is 2.5 times higher than the national average.

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The Indian Reorganization Act of 1934

In my recent blog post on Black Elk, a holy man and healer of the Oglala Sioux, I mentioned how the early reservations were before the Indian Reorganization Act… no food, inferior shelter, meager provisions and uncaring superintendents. In today’s topic, I explain the changes brought about by the Indian Reorganization Act and how they […]

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Russell Means Walks On

Today marks the passing of a modern day warrior for the American Indian people: Russell Means.

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Reservation Series: Pine Ridge

A short history and look at the culture for the Oglala Sioux Tribe on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

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