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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
September 21, 2015
Fargo Native Commission aims to replace Columbus Day with 'Indigenous Peoples' Day'
September 21, 2015 - 6:50am
September 9, 2015
Native American tribe in Oklahoma seeks Carter Center help with vote
TULSA, Okla. - Citing concerns over absentee balloting procedures and security, the legislature of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation has voted to invite the Atlanta-based Carter Center observe its upcoming elections. The move comes as the tribe wrestles with a projected multimillion...
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September 9, 2015 - 4:57pm
July 27, 2015
It’s time to look at reservation governance
North Dakota’s two U.S. senators have been taking a particular interest in the well-being and governance on Indian reservations, probably because of recent scandals in social services and foster care. This is dangerous territory because as soon as non-Indians start talking about...
July 27, 2015 - 7:01am
June 2, 2015
Bills sponsored by N.D. delegation to protect Native American children clear chambers
BISMARCK -- Two bills aimed at protecting Native American children and sponsored by members of North Dakota's congressional delegation made major strides Monday. The Senate unanimously passed a bill co-sponsored by U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., and Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska,...
June 2, 2015 - 7:46am
December 26, 2014
Native American culture, history studies to improve
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- More than a century ago today, 38 Dakota Indians were hanged in Mankato, Minn., marking the end of the Dakota War and the...
December 26, 2014 - 7:17am
June 10, 2014
Holder supports improved voting access for American Indians
BISMARCK — Just days after speaking at a tribal college here, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday announced a Justice Department effort to improve voting access for American Indians and Alaska Natives, a plan welcomed by U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D. Holder announced...
June 10, 2014 - 7:30am