The Nebraska Liquor Control Board has recently voted unanimously to end the 130 year reign of Whiteclay, Nebraska as the go-to watering hole for the residents of the dry Pine Ridge Oglala Sioux reservation. The town has long served as a means by which the reservation’s residents, many of whom have historically struggled with alcoholism, [ Read On… ]

The Nebraska State Liquor Control Board recently voted unanimously to revoke the licenses of all four of Whiteclay, Nebraska’s liquor stores. Whiteclay has long been a point of contention for activists and legislators, who have been increasingly appalled by the rampant drunkenness, street fights and other lawless behavior that has plagued the town since its [ Read On… ]

In a recent vote, the Nebraska State Liquor Board decided to revoke the licenses of the four liquor stores that comprise the sole occupants of the town of Whiteclay, Nebraska. The town, located just 250 yards from the dry Pine Ridge Indian reservation, has had, in its 130 years of existence, just one purpose: the [ Read On… ]

The Nebraska Liquor Control Board recently voted to revoke the licenses of all liquor stores operating in the town of Whiteclay, Nebraska. The tiny enclave, with a population of just 12, has long been a lightning rod of complaints and activism for its role in supplying the nearby Pine Ridge Oglala Sioux reservation with beer. [ Read On… ]

A recent vote by the Nebraska State Liquor Control Board has put the future of Whiteclay, Nebraska in serious doubt. The town’s sole industry consists of its four liquor stores, which sell beer almost exclusively to the residents of the neighboring Pine Ridge Oglala Sioux reservation.   Since its founding in the 1880s, Whiteclay has [ Read On… ]

The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation has long been one of the poorest places in the United States. Wracked by 80 percent unemployment and rampant drug and alcohol use, the reservation has long been a focal point for activists of all stripes seeking to create a better society for all.   For nearly the entirety of [ Read On… ]

March 25th, 2017   The recent downward trend of federal and state school funding has deeply impacted our nation’s schools, and none more so than those already struggling with other socio-economic barriers. But in Oklahoma, the Cherokee Nation has recently granted a record $5M in private funding for 107 northeastern Oklahoma school districts.   The [ Read On… ]