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Scientists Explore Secret Cave to Unlock Climate Mystery

Experts begin digging at Persistence Cave in South Dakota

(Newser) - Scientists have found remains of three animals at the mouth of an unexplored cave in South Dakota's Black Hills, along with other bones dating back almost 11,000 years, and are now on a mission to unearth the cave's opening, the AP reports. What they hope to find:... More »

Sioux Race to Raise Funds to Buy Sacred Land

Land was seized by Congress after Dakota gold was found

(Newser) - The tribes of the Great Sioux Nation are scrambling to raise enough funds to buy back sacred land seized from them by Congress 135 years ago. The 2,000-acre site, known as Pe' Sla, is located in the Black Hills of South Dakota and is going up for auction this... More »

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