Indigenous Affairs

Gina Robertson, a member of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate, participates in a Native American Day celebration in downtown Sioux Falls on Oct. 9, 2023.

On Native American Day, tribal members lament the status of race relations in South Dakota

BY: - October 9, 2023

SIOUX FALLS — Indigenous people who attended a Native American Day parade on Monday celebrated their culture but also lamented a lack of progress on race relations in South Dakota. Gina Robertson is a member of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate.  “We live in a small town in northeast South Dakota and it’s still like the […]

Matte Wilson of Rosebud, SD (left) speaks to a panel at COP27

Rosebud food sovereignty program part of 27th UN Climate Change Summit

BY: - November 16, 2022

A Rosebud man is in Egypt this week to share his South Dakota experience with attendees of the 27th United Nations Climate Change Summit (COP27). Matte Wilson is the director of the Siċaŋġu Food Sovereignty Initiative in Rosebud. Wilson is in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt to explain how the initiative is working to create a […]