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June 17, 2017
Bismarck leaders tackle unbalanced treatment of Native American youth
BISMARCK — As Native American juveniles are more likely to be arrested by police or disciplined at school than their white counterparts, a group has formed in Bismarck to overcome such disparity. "The point is not to blame schools for overrepresentation, not to blame certain...
June 17, 2017 - 10:00pm
May 15, 2017
Sen. Hoeven authors bill seeking looser energy development rules for tribal lands
WASHINGTON - A bill to ease restrictions on energy development on U.S. tribal lands has a good chance of passing the Republican-controlled Congress...
May 15, 2017 - 1:40pm
April 18, 2017
DPI to integrate Native American culture, history into ND schools
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Department of Public Instruction plans to integrate Native American culture and history into classroom instruction...
April 18, 2017 - 7:34pm
April 12, 2017
Climate change upsets lives guided by nature, Native Americans say
CHUKUT KUK, Arizona - The impacts of climate change stretch from the loss of polar bear habitat to African crop failures to threatening a seasonal...
April 12, 2017 - 12:44pm
March 29, 2017
Letter to the editor: Standing Rock showing no remorse for protests
The aftermath effects of the Dakota Access Pipeline protests are long and many a
March 29, 2017 - 6:50am
March 23, 2017
Oklahoma tribe approves gay marriage as Native American groups debate issue
PAWHUSKA, Okla. - A Native American tribe in Oklahoma has voted to allow same-sex marriage, joining a small group of prominent tribes changing...
March 23, 2017 - 8:56am
February 14, 2017
ND state senators vote down bill for them to study cultural differences
BISMARCK — A bill to require cultural competency training for North Dakota legislators has failed in the state Senate. Senate Bill 2337,...
February 14, 2017 - 10:41pm
Native tribes seek judgment against Army Corps over Dakota Access
The Native American tribes looking to stop the Dakota Access pipeline asked a judge to find that the Army Corps violated federal regulations when it recently granted the last permit needed for the project to be finished, according to a Tuesday court filing.In a filing in U.S.
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February 14, 2017 - 8:00pm
January 2, 2017
Letter to the editor: Treaties aren’t made to be broken
I read your paper on the morning of Dec. 23 and was looking for some news. I found some in a column written by North Dakota Petroleum Council President Ron Ness called “Science, regulatory process should prevail in DAPL approval” on A4. He was trying to clear up facts about the...
January 2, 2017 - 7:04am
September 24, 2016
Bill promoting tourism in Native American communities on Obama's desk
WASHINGTON—A bill meant to promote tourism in Native American communities is on President Barack Obama's desk. The Native American Tourism and Improving Visitor Experience Act, NATIVE Act for short, moved to Obama's desk last week and is awaiting his signature to become law....
September 24, 2016 - 6:54am
September 15, 2016
Sisseton eliminates all Native American references from homecoming ceremony
SISSETON, S.D. — The Sisseton School Board has voted to eliminate all references to Native American names and images from the high school's homecoming ceremony, Superintendent Neil Terhune said Wednesday, Sept. 14. The board voted 6-3 on Monday night to change the coronation...
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September 15, 2016 - 6:39am
June 3, 2016
Clinton endorsed by tribal leaders
Tribal leaders from North Dakota and South Dakota have endorsed Hillary Clinton for president, citing her focus on the Native American community. Chairman Mark Fox of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation said in a statement that Clinton has a proven track record of supporting initiatives...
June 3, 2016 - 6:38am
May 27, 2016
Trump offends tribes with 'Pocahontas' comment
BISMARCK — Some Native Americans in attendance Thursday at Donald Trump's North Dakota speech say a comment he made about "Pocahontas" during a press conference was racist and he should apologize. Trump, who spent about 30 minutes with local and national media prior to speaking...
May 27, 2016 - 6:27am
May 10, 2016
Native Americans in Oklahoma join forces to help monarch butterflies
SHAWNEE, Okla. - Seven Native American tribes in Oklahoma will provide habitat and food on their lands for monarch butterflies, whose numbers have plummeted in recent years due to troubles along their lengthy migration route.Tribal leaders said at a news conference on Tuesday in Shawnee,...
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May 10, 2016 - 8:00pm
October 19, 2015
Two Native Americans join suit to stop UND nickname vote
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Late last week, two American Indian tribe members put their names to a lawsuit filed with the intent of stopping the University of North Dakota's upcoming nickname vote. The documents allege there was no Sioux representation in the process of developing...
October 19, 2015 - 7:13am