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November 26, 2013
Man sentenced for domestic assault
BISMARCK (AP) — A North Dakota man will serve more than three years in prison for beating up a woman on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation that straddles the South Dakota border. A federal judge in Bismarck sentenced 42-year-old Samuel Bryce Silk Jr., of Cannonball, Monday to...
November 26, 2013 - 7:21am
Boom means jobs, flaring for Three Affiliated Tribes
BISMARCK — The Bakken oil boom has brought jobs and prosperity to the Three Affiliated Tribes in northwestern North Dakota, but also a major challenge: The percentage of natural gas that’s being wasted through flaring is roughly twice the statewide average. Nearly 60 percent...
November 26, 2013 - 7:11am
November 19, 2013
Turtle Mountain tribe seeks state help with popular Jack Rabbit Road
BISMARCK — Officials from the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa approached state lawmakers on Monday about helping the tribe find money to rebuild a popular road that serves eight schools but is becoming a safety hazard. Built in 1976-77, Jack Rabbit Road runs through the heart...
November 19, 2013 - 11:25am
November 15, 2013
Native pride at heart of 'Rock Your Mocs' campaign
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Elementary school students in western New Mexico are wearing their moccasins. So are students at Northern Arizona University, Purdue and the University of Michigan. On the Cherokee Nation, there's a waiting list for Friday's moccasin-making class....
November 15, 2013 - 5:50pm
November 14, 2013
Obama says he will visit Indian Country next year
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama told Native American leaders Wednesday that he will make his first trip as president to Indian Country next year, expanding on his vow to enhance the bond between the federal and tribal governments. Obama told the tribal leaders at the fifth...
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November 14, 2013 - 6:30am
November 8, 2013
FBI investigating fatal shooting
WAGNER, S.D. — The FBI is seeking two suspects following a home invasion and fatal shooting Thursday night in rural Wagner. The incident occurred on Yankton Sioux tribal land east of Wagner, according to FBI spokesman E.K. Wilson. He said the victim was a 56-year-old man. Authorities...
November 8, 2013 - 3:39pm
October 26, 2013
Spirit Lake secretary keeps seat on tribal council
FORT TOTTEN, N.D. (AP) — The tribal secretary of the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation has kept her seat on the tribal council following a recall vote. The Grand Forks Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1af8URD) that the effort on Friday to unseat Nancy Greene-Robertson was the third...
October 26, 2013 - 11:13am
September 9, 2013
Former Spirit Lake chairman loses effort at reinstatement
GRAND FORKS -- An appeals court has vacated a Spirit Lake Tribal Court order reinstating Roger Yankton Sr. as tribal chairman, and jubilant opponents of the former leader predicted the long power struggle is over. "This is it," said Erich Longie, a Spirit Lake elder and organizer...
September 9, 2013 - 7:19am
September 2, 2013
Tribal colleges get grants to train workforce
BISMARCK -- Four of the state's tribal colleges recently received about $3.5 million from the North Dakota Department of Commerce to develop and enhance programs that meet the state's employment needs. State legislators set aside $5 million during this year's session to be distributed...
September 2, 2013 - 6:40am
June 27, 2013
Cain out as Spirit Lake chief judge
FORT TOTTEN, N.D. -- Shirley Cain, chief judge of the Spirit Lake Tribal Court, was removed from office Wednesday by order of the Tribal Council. Cain said she had tendered her resignation Friday, making it effective in 30 days, as required by her contract with the tribe, but she...
June 27, 2013 - 7:08am
April 29, 2013
Keeping children safe a challenge
GRAND FORKS -- On a Spirit Lake reservation torn by factional infighting, the leader of an American Indian advocacy group arrives to find 25 percent of all Dakota Indian children living in foster care with white families. Two months later, five Dakota mothers and the tribal chairman...
April 29, 2013 - 7:19am
April 22, 2013
BIA sees Yankton as leader
GRAND FORKS -- The Bureau of Indian Affairs continues to recognize Roger Yankton Sr. as chairman of the Spirit Lake Nation, a spokeswoman said. In...
April 22, 2013 - 4:45am
April 14, 2013
Dakotas tribe holding hearings about foster care
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April 14, 2013 - 10:00am
April 8, 2013
Spirit Lake under renewed scrutiny
GRAND FORKS -- The Spirit Lake Nation has endured a great deal of scrutiny and harsh commentary over the past year concerning the safety of its children, and the scrutiny ramped up again following the recent furor over comments Rep.
April 8, 2013 - 4:45am
March 18, 2013
Man pleads guilty for role in gang fight
BISMARCK (AP) -- A North Dakota man has pleaded guilty for his role in a gang fight on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. Thirty-two-year-old Joey White Eagle, of Fort Totten, is charged with assault for the April 2010 melee. Federal court documents show that White Eagle used...
March 18, 2013 - 6:00am