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Man charged in suspicious Belcourt death
BELCOURT —A Belcourt man has been charged in tribal court in connection with the Nov. 27 death of Joel Sherman, 29, at the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation. William Marcellais, the tribe’s chief prosecutor, said Justin Keplin, 31, was arraigned Monday on a count of reckless...
News / North Dakota
December 3, 2013 - 5:24pm
July 18, 2013
At Spirit Lake, a confusing round of elections, petitions and court decisions
FORT TOTTEN -- Roger Yankton Sr. returned briefly as chairman of the Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe on Wednesday, sanctioned by a Tribal Court order, but opponents obtained an emergency injunction from an appeals court which again declared him out of the office he was elected to in 2011. Yankton...
News / North Dakota
July 18, 2013 - 12:00am
July 17, 2013
Yankton reinstated as Spirit Lake chairman
FORT TOTTEN - Roger Yankton is back as the Spirit Lake Nation's chairman after winning an appeal at tribal court, tribal Secretary Nancy Green Robertson confirmed Tuesday. Tribal members voted him out of office earlier this month following a successful recall petition.
July 17, 2013 - 12:00am
July 1, 2013
Yankton out as tribal chairman
FORT TOTTEN - Roger Yankton Sr. was ousted as chairman of the Spirit Lake Sioux tribe Monday at a general meeting of tribal members. The vote was 284-145 to recall the controversial chairman, who was elected in 2011 and has presided over a tumultuous period on the reservation, including...
News / North Dakota
July 1, 2013 - 2:46pm
June 5, 2013
UND law student to join Standing Rock prosecutors in first-ever partnership
GRAND FORKS -- For the first time, one of the University of North Dakota law school students fanning out to summer externships with judges, courts and other parts of the legal system will join a tribal court, at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. Rachel Egstad, who has finished...
June 5, 2013 - 12:00am
May 29, 2013
Challenge in tribe's election puts leadership on hold
GRAND FORKS -- Spirit Lake's Tribal Council gained two new members Tuesday, but tribal officials set aside results in the race for Fort Totten District representative and scheduled a new election. The action apparently will delay the filing of petitions by tribe members seeking the...
May 29, 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...
crime / News
January 19, 2013 - 12:00am
October 11, 2012
Feds OK tribal refinery: Work could begin as early as next spring
NEW TOWN -- Plans for an oil refinery on the Fort Berthold Reservation, the first major refinery to be built in the United States in more than 30 years, cleared a milestone Wednesday. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced Wednesday approval of an application from the Three...
Energy / local / News / North Dakota / oil
October 11, 2012 - 12:00am
June 29, 2012
Lakota speakers looking to start language-immersion day care
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News / North Dakota
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
August 6, 2011
ND tribe gets tough on improper oil waste disposal
NEW TOWN, N.D. (AP) -- The Three Affiliated Tribes is cracking down on improper waste disposal by oil companies on the Fort Berthold Reservation in western North Dakota. The tribe has implemented fines that start at a few thousand dollars and progress to a million dollars. Companies...
Energy / News / oil
August 6, 2011 - 10:30am
December 15, 2010
Northern Cheyenne has deal to swap coal leases
HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- The Northern Cheyenne tribe and two coal companies told Gov. Brian Schweitzer on Wednesday that they have a new deal to swap mineral rights in the region. The tribe said it will be getting tracts of mineral rights within its borders to make sure it has control...
coal / Energy / oil
December 15, 2010 - 5:03pm
March 13, 2009
Fighting Sioux nickname may go on tribal ballot
A tribal supporter of the University of North Dakota's Fighting Sioux nickname says she has enough petition signatures to put the question to a vote. The Spirit Lake tribe is holding its election in May. Eunice Davidson says she's gathered 226 signatures by herself to put the nickname...
March 13, 2009 - 6:06am
January 8, 2009
Tribal address praises oil agreement, tax exemption
BISMARCK -- A state-tribal agreement on oil and gas revenue that the 2007 Legislature authorized was a good thing, a North Dakota tribal chairwoman will tell legislators today. Myra Pearson, chairwoman of the Spirit Lake Tribe near Devils Lake is giving the Tribal-State Relationship...
January 8, 2009 - 12:00am