U.S. attorney pledges action plan to help tribes
Published 02/05/2010, The Daily Republic
OACOMA — The Tribal Listening Conference at Cedar Shore Resort certainly wasn’t the first time people gathered to ponder the myriad problems afflicting South Dakota’s American Indian tribes.
Through the decades, ideas and leaders have come and gone, and the crime and poverty on many reservations has persisted. Still, a mix of about 150 state, federal and tribal officials gathered Thursday to plan and hope for a better future.