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Editorial: Schools should teach all American history, not just white history

Editorial Board November 4, 2020

With November marking Native American Heritage Month across the country, it’s important to look back on how little the history of our Indigenous peoples is represented in America today. Our knowledge...

Hidden history of missing and murdered Indigenous women

Hidden history of missing and murdered Indigenous women

Jordan Rusche, Lifestyles Editor (She/Her) November 4, 2020

In South Dakota, the concept of missing and murdered Indigenous women (MMIW) is not new to most Indigenous peoples throughout the state. In non-Indigenous circles though, many are still unaware of just...

Indigenous lands used for land-grant universities

Indigenous lands used for land-grant universities

Anthony Hawkins, Reporter (He/him) November 4, 2020

South Dakota’s history has deep roots intertwined with the Indigenous peoples in the region. South Dakota State University is no different, having been built on Indigeneous lands. To understand how...

Tribal communities tackle resource shortage and isolation at home

Tribal communities tackle resource shortage and isolation at home

Gracie Terrall, News Editor (She/her) November 3, 2020

South Dakota has one of the highest percentages of Indigenous people in America, and with nine tribal communities operating under different laws from the state government, these communities faced unique...

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