Archive for September 2012

PHOTOS: Rosebud Fair 2012

The photos for August-September could not have been produced without the tireless work of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe’s Business Office staff pulling double-duty as photographers for the entire Rosebud Fair weekend. We thank Tani Gordon, Sheri Knox, Trisha Witt and Alfred Walking Bull for capturing important moments of the Sicangu Lakota Oyate, both in this … Continue reading

A Change in Administration for the Rosebud Sioux Tribe

By Alfred Walking Bull The Sicangu Eyapaha ROSEBUD, S.D. — In the Rosebud Sioux Tribe’s August General Election, challenger Cyril Scott defeated incumbent Rodney Bordeaux with a 39-vote victory. Although a change in leadership, the central concern for the tribe remains the same: economic development with a shift in approach from small-scale business toward larger-scale … Continue reading

Breastfeeding Awareness walk and discussion

By Tani Gordon The Sicangu Eyapaha August was national breastfeeding awareness month and what a better way to celebrate than with a walk. The Rosebud Sioux Tribe WIC program came together in celebration on Aug. 20 with an awareness walk throughout Rosebud. The walk finished with a light lunch with guest speakers including the support … Continue reading

Homecoming: St. Francis Indian School

By Alfred Walking Bull The Sicangu Eyapaha School spirit was contagious at the St. Francis Indian School 2012 Homecoming parade, held on Friday, Sept. 14 in St. Francis, S.D. Entries consisted of floats from all grade levels in the school as well as tribal and individual floats. Activities during homecoming week included Pajama Day, Crazy … Continue reading

Wanbli Wiconi Tipi hosts tribal visitors

By Tani Gordon The Sicangu Eyapaha On Aug. 22, the Rosebud Sioux Tribe’s Juvenile Detention Program (Wanbli Wiconi Tipi) hosted a visit from the Haulapai and Choctaw Tribes. Along with Rosebud, both tribes share a grant to rehabilitate Native youth in detention. The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention awarded the Tribal Juvenile Detention … Continue reading

Block Party gives positive youth activity

  By Tani Gordon The Sicangu Eyapaha Youth continued as a focus for the White Buffalo Calf Woman Society, Rosebud Sioux Tribe Childhood Initiative, the Sicangu Coalition and the South Dakota State University Rosebud Extension Program with a block part and street dance, “Celebrating Summer Youth” held on Aug. 5 on Mission’s main street. The … Continue reading

PRESS RELEASE: SGU announces new Legal Studies minor

Press Release Sinte Gleska University’s Business Department is pleased to announce their new Legal Studies minor. The Legal Studies minor will increase leadership capacity for Tribal government and business leaders and expand career opportunities for those interested in careers in the Rosebud Sioux Tribal Court system. The ultimate goal of the Legal Studies minor is … Continue reading

Sinte Gleska University 2012 Graduates

The Rosebud Sioux Tribe congratulates all the graduates of Sinte Gleska University on their remarkable dedication and educational achievement. Masters of Education: M. Ed. Stephanie Astleford: Early Childhood Special Education Evaleen Brave Heart: Education Administration/P-8 Elementary Principal Stephanie Brown Bull: Education Administration/7-12 Secondary Principal Amy Engel: K-12 Reading Specialist Ida Fast Wolf: Education Administration/P-8 Elementary Principal Del Rae LaRouche: Education Administration/P-8 … Continue reading

Rosebud and SGU renew Washington ties

By Alfred Walking Bull The Sicangu Eyapaha U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, on a tour of three South Dakota reservations the week of Aug. 21, toured the Rosebud Indian Health Service facility and received a special presentation from the Sinte Gleska University Tiwahe Glu Kini Pi program. The program, translated as … Continue reading

Drum Making 101

The staff of the RST Child Care Song and Dance Program demonstrates a portion of the drum-making process. After an animal hide is soaked in water for several days, it is then stretched, still wet over the wooden tube that forms the drum. Almost immediately after, the two pieces of hide are laced taughtly together … Continue reading


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Rose Cordier
Executive Editor

Alfred Walking Bull
Managing Editor

Tani Gordon


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