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North Dakota Students' "Siouxper Drunk" T-Shirts Deemed Offensive

By Bryan Le

A T-shirt design by University of North Dakota students featuring the retired "Fighting Sioux" mascot drinking from a beer bong has been condemned as being racist by the school's American Indian Student Services. MORE  

Indian Tribe Waves White Flag in War on Beer

By Hunter R. Slaton

Prohibition has failed, says an Oglala Sioux tribal leader: "It's time to legalize alcohol." MORE  

Tallgrass

Sioux Falls, SD

2.5 stars

Far from the luxury rehab locus of Malibu, the modest Tallgrass center doles out community-minded, by-the-Big-Book treatment in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. MORE  

Olalla Guest Lodge

Olalla, Wash.

3 stars

This secluded Pacific Northwest rehab blends the 12 Steps and Native American ceremonies to help its residents get sober. Just be sure to bring a rain jacket. MORE  

Pine Ridge Reservation's Alcoholism Battle

By May Wilkerson

In the shadow of a corporate lawsuit, one small treatment center fights a Nebraska reservation's alcohol problem, one person at a time. MORE  

Indian Tribe Sues Big Brewers Over Alcohol Problems

By Jennifer Matesa

An expert tells The Fix what could be done to tackle chronic alcohol-related health problems in Native American reservations. MORE  

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