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November 27, 2015
Teen suicide on Indian reservation brings tears of sadness, cry for help
AGENCY VILLAGE, S.D. -- Fifteen-year-old Aiyana Englund got up in front of a crowd in the rotunda of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate tribal headquarters this past summer and talked about respect. The Dakota word is “ohoda” and it’s one of the Sioux Indian cultural values. Apparently,...
News/Nation and World
November 27, 2015 - 5:00am
September 3, 2015
Judge clears man of racial slurs, beer-throwing against Indian students at game
RAPID CITY, S.D. — A judge has found a man innocent of misdemeanor disorderly conduct after he was accused of using racial slurs and throwing beer at a group of Indian students at a minor league hockey game in Rapid City earlier this year. Magistrate Judge Eric Strawn made the...
September 3, 2015 - 11:11pm
August 14, 2015
Eastern Montana tribe signs deal to aid coal exports on West Coast
SPRING CREEK MINE, Mont. — The Crow Tribe has struck a partnership with SSA Marine to develop a Puget Sound coal terminal in Washington state considered crucial to exporting Indian coal. Crow Tribal Chairman Darrin Old Coyote said he signed an agreement Aug. 7 for a 5 percent tribal...
August 14, 2015 - 11:11pm
December 25, 2014
Push for more Native American culture, history in the classroom
GRAND FORKS — More than a century ago today, 38 Dakota Indians were hanged in Mankato, Minn., marking the end of the Dakota War and the largest mass execution in U.S. history. Despite its significance, very few know this fact, said Robert “BJ” Rainbow, an American Indian advocate...
December 25, 2014 - 7:27pm
August 21, 2014
‘A Day That Never Comes’ almost here: Little Chippewa Tribe will become official
FARGO — It appears the Little Shell Chippewa Tribe’s long wait for official recognition by the federal government will soon end. Members...
August 21, 2014 - 10:12pm
June 11, 2014
Congressional hearing set for Spirit Lake child welfare cases
JAMESTOWN — A Woodworth woman will tell a congressional subcommittee this month about her experiences working with at-risk children on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation. Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., announced Tuesday that the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska...
June 11, 2014 - 11:41pm
Heitkamp to host first Native American Veterans Summit
BISMARCK — U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp will host the first Native American Veterans Summit on Saturday in Bismarck. The summit will give Native American veterans the chance to speak with federal officials about challenges they face and better connect with the resources and support...
June 11, 2014 - 6:12pm
May 13, 2014
UND students plan walk in response to T-shirt controversy
GRAND FORKS — A group of University of North Dakota students say they will hold a walk protesting what they see as an inadequate response by the university to racist T-shirts. Emmy Scott, former president of the Indian Studies Association, organized the event planned for Friday...
May 13, 2014 - 5:56pm
August 23, 2013
Revamped Indian motorcycles roll into Fargo
FARGO -- Indian Motorcycle of Fargo is one of the first dealerships in the country to offer the brand's all-new line of cycles. Indian unveiled...
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
May 9, 2013
Echoes of historical trauma: Effects of centuries of loss can hamper recovery from violence
GRAND FORKS -- People who want to help American Indian victims of domestic abuse, sexual assault and other crimes need to understand the deep,...
May 9, 2013 - 12:00am
April 21, 2013
Indian homes for Indian children: At Spirit Lake, challenge can be to keep children safe - and Indian
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 21, 2013 - 12:00am
December 22, 2012
'A calamity which may well appall us': 150 years later, memorial riders try to heal 1862 war wound
MITCHELL, S.D. -- They were Dakota warriors. They met their fates with courage 150 years ago. The 38 condemned men, their hands bound behind...
December 22, 2012 - 12:00am
April 11, 2012
Tribes, government agree to $1 billion settlement
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) -- The federal government says it will pay more than $1 billion to settle a class-action lawsuit brought by American Indian tribes over mismanagement of trust lands. The settlement announced jointly by the Justice Department and the Interior Department resolves...
April 11, 2012 - 2:27pm
December 9, 2011
Bird Woman, Boat Launcher: The many names of Sakakawea
Sakakawea is immortalized in history books, but depending on which one you're reading or who you ask, the spelling and pronunciation of the legendary...
December 9, 2011 - 12:00am
September 28, 2011
Fredericks dedicates life to Indian law
Thomas W. Fredericks, 68, was a fourth-grader when the water of the newly constructed Garrison Dam began to flood his family's ranch and hometown...
September 28, 2011 - 12:00am