oglala lakota sioux tribe

Same Sex Marriage Legalized For Oglala Sioux Tribe

Jul 17, 2019

Same sex marriage was legalized in the United States in 2015, but that federal decision didn’t apply to Native American Reservations. The Oglala Lakota Sioux Tribe has officially recognized same-sex marriage on the Pine Ridge Reservation. 


Inside The Lakota Language Academy

Jun 10, 2019
The Lakota Language Consortium

An intensive language course is helping people learn Lakota. The Lakota Language Academy is one of many revitalization efforts in the Midwest. Adult students, including K-12 educators, are meeting on the Pine Ridge Reservation to help keep the language alive.

Donations Aid People Impacted By Pine Ridge Flooding

Mar 25, 2019
Chynna Lockett

  Areas of the rural Pine Ridge Reservation are currently flooded. Water levels are forcing some community members to evacuate, while some others are unable to leave their houses to get supplies like groceries and toiletries. Donations are being accepted in Rapid City.


Terra Houska heard from family and friends that many Pine Ridge locals need supplies. Houska put the word out on social media and donations came in.