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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
April 7, 2013
Cramer remarks, PBS documentary draw eyes again to reservation
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...
April 7, 2013 - 12:00am
Overcoming hurdles at Spirit Lake
SPIRIT LAKE NATION -- As health and social service professionals grappled over the past year with issues of child protection at Spirit Lake, they found a disturbing trend at Mercy Hospital in neighboring Devils Lake. "We were hearing about an alarming problem of Native women having...
April 7, 2013 - 12:00am
March 3, 2013
PBS documentary follows ND Sioux woman's struggle
GRAND FORKS -- The Spirit Lake Nation's continuing efforts to deal with deficiencies in its child protection system is about to get another round...
March 3, 2013 - 12:00am
February 27, 2013
Hoeven: Spirit Lake child protection meeting open
GRAND FORKS -- A meeting scheduled by the Bureau of Indian Affairs to provide Spirit Lake Sioux leaders and members an update on efforts to improve the tribe's child protection services will be open to the public, a spokesman for Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., and tribal officials confirmed. Hoeven,...
February 27, 2013 - 12:00am
January 19, 2013
At Spirit Lake, disputed progress
FORT TOTTEN -- In the nearly four months since the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs took over child protection services on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation, tribal and BIA officials say they're working well together, the system has been made more professional and accountable and...
January 19, 2013 - 12:00am
November 11, 2012
Infant born addicted to meth returned to mother
FARGO -- A baby born addicted to methamphetamine reportedly has been returned to a mother from the Spirit Lake reservation who an official said failed to submit to drug tests. The 4-month-old infant was hospitalized for a month before being placed in foster care until last week when...
November 11, 2012 - 12:00am
September 30, 2012
Tribal court offers no hope of appeal
FARGO -- The door to the appeals courtroom has been slammed shut for more than a year for American Indian residents of Spirit Lake Nation. Criminal defendants and parties in civil lawsuits under the jurisdiction of Spirit Lake Tribal Court have no access to appeals because the tribe...
September 30, 2012 - 12:00am
September 23, 2012
Little Owl out as Spirit Lake social services director
GRAND FORKS -- Mark Little Owl, hired in mid-August by the Spirit Lake Tribe to restore its embattled social services department, will not continue...
September 23, 2012 - 12:00am
September 5, 2012
Spirit Lake's prosecutor gets offer to become special US attorney
FARGO -- Federal prosecutors have offered to make the Spirit Lake Tribe's prosecutor a special U.S. attorney and to help the tribe develop a strategic plan to protect children from violence. The offer to enable the tribe's prosecutor to take certain cases to federal court, first...
September 5, 2012 - 12:00am
August 24, 2012
Sen. Conrad: Spirit Lake 'a rudderless ship'
GRAND FORKS -- Saying that the Spirit Lake Nation "seems to be a rudderless ship" lacking the leadership necessary to deal with a crisis in child protection on the reservation, Sen.
August 24, 2012 - 12:00am
April 20, 2012
Tribal members want voice in UND nickname debate
FARGO (AP) -- An attorney for an American Indian group suing the NCAA in hopes of saving the University of North Dakota's Fighting Sioux nickname said Thursday that a 2007 settlement should be thrown out so namesake tribes can be heard. Reed Soderstrom, a Minot lawyer, argued in...
April 20, 2012 - 12:00am