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September 27, 2016
‘Your voices are important,’ 15-year-old speaker says to open tribal conference
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration will soon ask federal agencies to require that Native American treaty rights be considered in decision-making on natural resource projects, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said on Monday, Sept. 26, hoping to avoid future conflicts with tribes...
News/Nation and World
September 27, 2016 - 6:49am
Obama avoids pipeline comment but urges tribal sovereignty
WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday avoided direct mention of a pipeline that has provoked high-profile protests from Native Americans but urged tribal leaders to use the spotlight to continue pushing for recognition even after he leaves office.Obama spoke at his eighth...
News/Nation and World
September 27, 2016 - 1:00am
June 22, 2016
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to collect sales tax
STANDING ROCK RESERVATION, N.D. -- The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe will begin collecting sales tax from its members July 1. The tribal council has voted 14-0 last month to enter a tax collection agreement with the state. The tribe will receive 80 percent of the revenue and the state...
June 22, 2016 - 7:56am
May 3, 2016
N.D. woman earns Miss Indian World pageant title
BISMARCK—A North Dakota woman was crowned Miss Indian World 2016 on Saturday. Danielle Ta'Sheena Finn, 25, of Porcupine, was the first enrolled member of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the five tribes from North Dakota to win the title. "It's amazing. ... It doesn't feel real,"...
May 3, 2016 - 6:43am
September 29, 2014
Partnerships helping rebuild Spirit Lake child protection programs
FARGO — Partnerships involving the Spirit Lake Tribe, Bureau of Indian Affairs and others are credited with helping to rebuild child protection programs on the reservation. Wednesday will mark the two-year anniversary of the handover of child protection and foster care services...
News/Nation and World
September 29, 2014 - 7:34am
September 18, 2014
Tex Hall out of Three Affiliated Tribes chairman race
NEW TOWN, N.D. — The Three Affiliated Tribes will have a new leader. Chairman Tex Hall, now in a historic third term since his re-election in 2010, came in fourth in Tuesday’s primary election, grabbing approximately 14.6 percent of the vote, according to the Tribal Election...
September 18, 2014 - 7:19am
July 7, 2014
Reservation parochialism is not the answer
President Barack Obama has come and gone. While on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation south of Bismarck, he gave a message of encouragement to all of the residents in Indian Country. He promised a better future for Native American children by breaking down the old cycles that...
July 7, 2014 - 7:06am
June 27, 2014
Another Spirit Lake hearing?
A congressional hearing into child abuse and neglect on North Dakota’s Spirit Lake Reservation was a replay of the same old song: not enough money to address the problem. It’s not that simple. This week’s session was conducted by the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee...
June 27, 2014 - 7:09am
June 25, 2014
Former White Earth Tribal chairman dies
A former White Earth Tribal chairman who fell from power after being convicted of corruption and embezzlement has died. Darrell “Chip” Wadena died Tuesday, family told tribal officials. He was 75. Wadena was chairman of the White Earth band in northern Minnesota for 20 years...
June 25, 2014 - 7:29am
House panel explores Spirit Lake child abuse
WASHINGTON — The federal Bureau of Indian Affairs is caught in the same child-protection system hurdles it sought to correct two years ago...
June 25, 2014 - 6:58am
June 14, 2014
Spirit Lake Chair agrees with education focus
CANNON BALL, N.D. — The chairman of the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation was happy with what he heard from President Barack Obama here Friday. Sitting...
June 14, 2014 - 7:58am
April 7, 2014
Social workers wanted: Spirit Lake reservation working to fill four positions
FARGO — The Spirit Lake social service program still has vacancies for social workers filled by personnel brought in to serve temporary stints. Social service programs at the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation were taken over by the Bureau of Indian Affairs on Oct. 1, 2012, but the...
April 7, 2014 - 7:44am
February 14, 2014
Tribal elders back chairman; seek attorney suspension
NEW TOWN, N.D. — Tribal elders here defended Chairman Tex Hall on Thursday and requested the tribal attorney be suspended for what they called unethical behavior and insubordination toward the chairman. The Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Elders Organization brought a resolution to...
February 14, 2014 - 7:16am
November 20, 2013
United Tribes college banning tobacco on campus
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — United Tribes Technical College is becoming the first tribal college in North Dakota to ban tobacco. The ban will go into effect on the Bismarck campus Jan. 1. College President David Gipp and others planned a policy signing ceremony Thursday,...
November 20, 2013 - 1:08pm
November 18, 2013
SD school implements new Lakota curriculum
PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) — A school on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota is implementing a new curriculum designed to teach students the rapidly disappearing Lakota language. The Red Cloud Indian School near the town of Pine Ridge has been working for six years...
November 18, 2013 - 9:00am