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October 2, 2018
BIA adds second investigator for Fort Berthold Indian Reservation
NEW TOWN, N.D. -- The Bureau of Indian Affairs is adding another investigator on the Fort Berthold Reservation in response to concerns about...
October 2, 2018 - 10:03pm
November 14, 2017
Appointee to Bureau of Indian Affairs resigns after report slams loan program he oversaw
WASHINGTON - Gavin Clarkson, a senior Bureau of Indian Affairs official whom Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke appointed in June, quietly resigned...
November 14, 2017 - 12:58pm
Official: Suspect believed to be injured by BIA officer gunshot
LOWER BRULE, S.D. — One suspect was airlifted and hospitalized after a shooting incident involving law enforcement on an area Native American...
April 14, 2017 - 10:40am
October 21, 2015
No federal charges filed in BIA officer shooting of Spirit Lake man
FORT TOTTEN, N.D.--Federal prosecutors will not file charges against a Bureau of Indian Affairs officer who shot and killed a man in June on the Spirit Lake Reservation, finding the officer was "legally justified" in opening fire on the man. Officer Terry Morgan shot and killed...
October 21, 2015 - 6:57am
October 28, 2013
Turnover hurts BIA efforts to protect children
FARGO — Turnover of staff to investigate suspected child abuse and neglect cases has hampered efforts by the Bureau of Indian Affairs to improve child protection services on the Spirit Lake reservation. The BIA assumed control of child protection services and certain foster care...
October 28, 2013 - 8:51am
January 10, 2013
BIA providing fingerprint training to ND tribe
FORT TOTTEN, N.D. (AP) -- The Bureau of Indian Affairs has announced an initiative to expedite fingerprinting of foster parents on the Fort Totten Indian Reservation. The BIA says it has provided three mobile fingerprinting units to the Spirit Lake Tribe and BIA social services...
January 10, 2013 - 7:25pm
May 19, 2012
BIA adding staff to assist Spirit Lake Tribe
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- Federal officials are stepping up oversight of the Spirit Lake Tribe's social services programs in response to warnings that children's health and safety are endangered by mismanagement. The Grand Forks Herald reports (http://bit.ly/J4JwM7) that Bureau of Indian...
May 19, 2012 - 6:00pm
August 2, 2011
Woman who accused BIA officer of rape admits lying
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- A woman who accused a federal police officer of sexually assaulting her on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation has admitted lying. Timothy Purdon, the U.S. attorney for North Dakota, says 46-year-old Victoria Bobtail Bear of McLaughlin, S.D., has pleaded...
August 2, 2011 - 10:30am
June 8, 2011
Man pleads guilty to assaulting officer
BISMARCK (AP) -- A Belcourt man has pleaded guilty to assaulting a Bureau of Indian Affairs officer on the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation. Authorities said 29-year-old Edward J. Allery appeared in federal court in Bismarck on Monday on a charge of assaulting and resisting a federal...
June 8, 2011 - 7:15am
August 15, 2010
BIA officer for Spirit Lake charged in stabbing
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) -- A Bureau of Indian Affairs police officer for the Spirit Lake Nation has been charged for allegedly stabbing his wife in the chest with a kitchen knife. Court documents say 41-year-old Duane Gunville stabbed his wife during an argument last weekend at their...
August 15, 2010 - 7:00pm
August 14, 2010
BIA officer accused of stabbing his wife
A Bureau of Indian Affairs police officer for the Spirit Lake Nation is accused of stabbing his wife in the chest with a kitchen knife during an argument at their Devils Lake home. Duane Gunville, 41, was being held Friday on $50,000 bail at the Lake Region Correctional Center in...
August 14, 2010 - 7:18am
August 2, 2010
Standing Rock reservation death investigated
FORT YATES, N.D. (AP) -- The Bureau of Indian Affairs says it is investigating the death of a man on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. Authorities say 33-year-old John Taken Alive of McLaughlin, S.D., was struck by a car and killed near Fort Yates on Sunday. Fort Yates is on...
August 2, 2010 - 10:31am
July 26, 2010
Tribal officer recruits short on places to train
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) -- Lawmakers and tribal law enforcement leaders are hoping to open up more training opportunities to get more officers patrolling the nation's American Indian reservations. Some 150 Bureau of Indian Affairs recruits are trained each year at the Federal Law...
July 26, 2010 - 1:41pm
July 21, 2010
Former BIA jailer pleads guilty
BISMARCK (AP) -- A former Bureau of Indian Affairs jailer has pleaded guilty to having a sex with an inmate. Officials said 37-year-old Judson P. Elk of Belcourt pleaded guilty on Monday to a charge of sexual abuse of a ward. Sentencing is slated for Oct. 18. Elk faces up to 15...
July 21, 2010 - 7:46am
July 20, 2010
Former BIA corrections officer pleads guilty to sexual abuse of a ward
Acting U.S. Attorney Lynn Jordheim announced that on July 19, Judson P. Elk, 37, of Belcourt, N.D., pleaded guilty before U.S. District Court Judge Daniel L. Hovland on a charge of sexual abuse of a ward. In August 2009 Elk was employed as a corrections officer at the Bureau of Indian...
July 20, 2010 - 3:33pm