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January 22, 2019
Trump slams media over portrayal of confrontation between Catholic students, tribal elder
January 22, 2019 - 11:00am
January 21, 2019
Stare-down between white teen and Native American on National Mall comes into focus
January 21, 2019 - 8:05am
January 17, 2019
Flags of the five Native American tribes in North Dakota are taken into Memorial Hall of the state Capitol by an honor guard of veterans during the flag ceremony on Thursday afternoon. Above, the flag of the Sisseton-Wahpeton-Oyate is carried into the hall. The flags are on display outside the governor's office. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribuneplay button
Tribal flag display a 'small, symbolic' step toward improved relations
January 17, 2019 - 6:41pm
January 15, 2019
Protesters opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline are shown here at an encampment north of Cannon Ball, N.D. The 2016-2017 protests were part of the impetus for the Indigenous Peoples March set for Friday, Jan. 18, in Washington, D.C. Forum file photo
An outgrowth of pipeline protests, first-ever Indigenous Peoples March set for Friday on National Mall
January 15, 2019 - 2:21pm
December 26, 2018
File photo: Totem poles in Stanley Park, Vancouver, Canada, Feb. 4, 2016. Vancouver has embraced the culture and history of the region's original inhabitants, collectively known as First Nations. (Kamil Bialous/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
'Absolutely inappropriate': Sports-team totem poles draw the ire of Native American activists
December 26, 2018 - 10:07am
November 30, 2018
A 1912 dance at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation photographed by Frank Bennett Fiske. This dance was a few years before performances of the Victory Dance on Nov. 30, 1918, to celebrate the end of World War I. Fiske described the dance he photographed as a War Dance or "what might be called The Victory Dance." State Historical Society of North Dakota / State Archives 1952-06433
Last Victory Dance at Standing Rock: Ritual performed 100 years ago celebrated end of World War I
November 30, 2018 - 9:02am
November 27, 2018
South Dakota Supreme Court upholds constitutionality of Indian Child Welfare Act, contrary to October federal ruling
November 27, 2018 - 7:43pm
November 5, 2018
Off-reservation tribal members from ND reservation file lawsuit to vote for tribal leaders
November 5, 2018 - 7:01pm
November 3, 2018
"I Voted" stickers. Dave Wallis / The Forum
Six Native voters who joined lawsuit will be allowed to vote under judge's order
November 3, 2018 - 9:09am
October 31, 2018
North Dakota Deputy Secretary of State Jim Silrum holds up voter ID information during a Tribal Taxation Issues Committee meeting Wednesday, Oct. 15, at the state Capitol in Bismarck. John Hageman / Forum News Service
Emergency motion seeks relief from voter law for Native Americans on ND reservations
October 31, 2018 - 9:00am
October 26, 2018
Winona Fox, tribal enrollment assistant at the Spirit Lake Reservation, assists Henrietta Longie with a form for the new tribal ID card Wednesday, Oct. 24, at Fort Totten. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
After Supreme Court ruling, ND tribes work to ensure Native Americans can vote
October 26, 2018 - 6:12am
October 22, 2018
N.D. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp answers a question posed by the Grand Forks Herald editorial board on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. Nick Nelson / Forum News Service
Commentary: Voting is easy for Native Americans in North Dakota…says Senator Heidi Heitkamp?
October 22, 2018 - 9:08am
October 13, 2018
Mike Faith, chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, speaks during the tribal taxation meeting in the Capitol on Wednesday, where tribal leaders also received an update from the Secretary of State's office about voting information for tribal members. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Native American voting rights group aims to remove hurdles in North Dakota
October 13, 2018 - 1:12pm
ND Native Americans fight voter ID limits
October 13, 2018 - 9:38am
October 10, 2018
Lucy Fredricks is the director of Indian / Multi-cultural education for the Department of Public Instruction in North Dakota. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
High school graduation rate for ND Native Americans ticks up, but gap still persists
October 10, 2018 - 7:08pm