VOTER VOICES: Native American voters share concerns

August 2nd, 2012

By Bill Kelly

Winnebago, NE – Even with all the election year polls and surveys available, it’s almost impossible to find research about what issues are of concern to Native American people.

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Battling Alcoholism in Whiteclay: The Front Lines

July 20th, 2012

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – In the second segment of Battling Alcoholism in Whiteclay, we go to the front lines on the Pine Ridge reservation.

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Battling Alcoholism in Whiteclay

July 19th, 2012

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – The first of our series on Whiteclay, Neb., a small town on the border of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Located a few miles from a sign that welcomes visitors to “The Good Life,” Whiteclay, to some, is “hell.”

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Capitol: Oglala Sioux tribe sues beer makers

February 9th, 2012

By Fred Knapp

The Ogalala Sioux tribe has filed a lawsuit over beer sales in the northwest Nebraska town of Whiteclay. That story, and more news from the Capitol.

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Oglala Sioux break ground on nursing home

July 19th, 2011

By Fred Knapp

Whiteclay, NE – For decades, the tiny town of Whiteclay in northwestern Nebraska’s panhandle has been a sore spot, known primarily as a place where Native Americans from the Pine Ridge Reservation, just across the border in South Dakota, come to buy beer and drink.

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Native history celebrated at UNO

November 9th, 2010

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – Native American history, arts and culture is being celebrated around the country this month, and here in Omaha, as a tribute to the 20th Native American Indian Heritage Month.

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