On August 15, Joe Dukepoo, the Vice President of the Round Valley Indian Tribes, expressed the tribe’s disappointment over the biased media coverage in California in regards to Vern Traversie, a Cheyenne River Sioux elder who was allegedly a victim of assault while in the care of the City...
The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe expresses outrage over what was apparently done to tribal elder Vern Traversie, while he was a patient at the Rapid City Regional Hospital and since he filed complaints leading to investigations by our tribal police, the State of South Dakota, the FBI and U.S....
The Native American Journalists Association has become concerned over language used by several mainstream media outlets recently that evoked stereotypes and falsehoods about Native Americans and their history.
Vernon Traversie, a legally blind Cheyenne River Sioux tribal elder who lives in Eagle Butte, South Dakota, believes he was the victim of a hate crime while in the hospital for surgery and fears reprisal for his attempts to bring the incident to the attention of authorities.
After having surgery...
Our Sunday round-up is here, our weekly glance back at all the big stories in Indian Country.
-Duane Champagne took a look at the term 'Noble Savages' from a 21st century perspective, trying to track this 'patronizing and condescending' term back to its roots to find the (surprising) complex behind...
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