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From Davidica Littlespottedhorse, November 9, 2015: 60 more words

South Dakota SCT Decides Matter Involving Shannon County (Pine Ridge) Jury Pools

Here is the opinion in Good Lance v. Black Hills Dialysis (S.D.). From the opinion:

Vera Good Lance sued Black Hills Dialysis, LLC and LeEtta Brewer (collectively, BHD) for negligence after suffering an injury from a fall while at BHD’s facility in Shannon County on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.1 A dispute arose between the parties about whether the circuit court should summon jurors from Shannon County or neighboring Fall River County.

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Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

DOJ Sues S. Dakota DSS for Discrimination Against Tribal Job Applicants

DOJ Press release here.

U.S. v. S.D. DSS Complaint here.

According to the complaint, in October 2010, Cedric Goodman, a Native American with supervisory experience as a social worker, as well as several other well-qualified Native Americans, applied for an Employment Specialist position at DSS’s Pine Ridge Office. 

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After Record Storms, FEMA Sends Temporary Houses To Pine Ridge Reservation

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) — The federal government is sending temporary housing to South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, where residents are still recovering from severe storms last spring. 186 more words


Colonel Eugene A. Carr, 6th Cavalry, Commander's Report of the Campaign

I found the Indians retiring, though still firing, and pursued them for some distance towards their camp, when as night was falling and they were fully repulsed and the policy was not to bring on an engagement, I returned.

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My Love Affair with Rez Ball and the System

I lived on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation for  three years, and one aspect of “Rez” life I became very fascinated with over that time span was “Rez Ball.” While Rez Ball encompasses different kinds of basketball over all levels (from youth to adult leagues), where it shines brightly is at the high school level. 1,793 more words

David Arsenault

Racism: An Open Wound for Native Students

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Fans at a minor league hockey game reportedly pour beer, hurl racist insults at Native American children

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