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Delvin Cree: Sharing holiday memories from Turtle Mountain
Opinion
Delvin Cree: Sharing holiday memories from Turtle Mountain (December 24, 2015)
Times were tough for many Indian families back in the 1960s, especially during the holiday season.

Delvin Cree: Memories of helping my great grandmother Selina
Opinion
Delvin Cree: Memories of helping my great grandmother Selina (April 2, 2015)
As I sat down one recent morning and sipped on some strong coffee, I would remember a time when I would help one of my elders.

Delvin Cree: North Dakota tribe breaks ground on oil refinery
Business | Environment | National
Delvin Cree: North Dakota tribe breaks ground on oil refinery (May 9, 2013)
A tribally owned refinery project costing $450 million is getting closer to development stages.

Delvin Cree: Tribal communities   help America's economy grow
Opinion
Delvin Cree: Tribal communities help America's economy grow (February 15, 2013)
The State of the Union Address this week by President Barack Obama may have lifted the spirits of tribal members in search of employment opportunities. It is evident jobs on...

Delvin Cree: North Dakota  tribal members in     workforce boom
Business | National
Delvin Cree: North Dakota tribal members in workforce boom (February 1, 2013)
North Dakota has the fastest job growth and lowest unemployment in the nation. Thanks to oil and gas exploration many are taking advantage of the many opportunities available. For example,...

Delvin Cree: North Dakota event supports Idle No More movement
Canada | National
Delvin Cree: North Dakota event supports Idle No More movement (January 7, 2013)
Loren Red Star from the Ocean Man Reserve listened as his brother Cecil took the lead in a traditional song during an "Idle No More" event at the International Peace...

Delvin Cree: Cobell brings millions to Turtle Mountain  members
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | Opinion
Delvin Cree: Cobell brings millions to Turtle Mountain members (December 14, 2012)
Elouise Cobell, the lead plaintiff of the Cobell v Salazar class action lawsuit would be a happy woman today, knowing beneficiaries in the case will finally be receiving compensation for...

Delvin Cree: Heidi Heitkamp will represent North Dakota tribes
Opinion
Delvin Cree: Heidi Heitkamp will represent North Dakota tribes (November 5, 2012)
Several Indian tribes in North Dakota will soon pay more attention to the many energy resources we have in our state and on tribal lands. So far the non-Indian population...

Delvin Cree: Spirit Lake Nation children are at rest in happy home
Opinion
Delvin Cree: Spirit Lake Nation children are at rest in happy home (July 13, 2012)
A year ago, I spent Memorial Day at the Spirit Lake Nation. Usually, visiting the grave sites of my relatives happens throughout the year, but these relatives were from my...

Delvin Cree: FEMA trailer problems still an issue in Indian Country
Opinion
Delvin Cree: FEMA trailer problems still an issue in Indian Country (July 6, 2012)
Over two years ago I addressed some health issues surrounding Federal Emergency Management Agency trailers that my tribe, the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, was receiving.

Delvin Cree: Rodney King and injustice against American Indians
Opinion
Delvin Cree: Rodney King and injustice against American Indians (June 22, 2012)
When addressing justice for American Indians the subject is often sensitive and at times things can get very controversial. No matter the results, eventually we all deal with it and...

Delvin Cree: Turtle Mountain Band on the hook for a big loan
Opinion
Delvin Cree: Turtle Mountain Band on the hook for a big loan (May 14, 2012)
Tribal corruption is something that happens often in Indian Country. I'm not saying it's an on-going thing, but it does happen and some of us actually don't know it exists...

Delvin Cree: Powwows an important part of tribal culture
Opinion
Delvin Cree: Powwows an important part of tribal culture (April 20, 2012)
Close to 40 years ago in an area north of my hometown Dunseith, North Dakota -- which is home to descendants of the great chiefs Little Shell and Red Bear...

Delvin Cree: Explore energy development in Indian Country
Opinion
Delvin Cree: Explore energy development in Indian Country (March 23, 2012)
On a recent warm sunny day I watched as quite a few 18 wheelers, large tandem service trucks and 4x4 pick-up trucks (with big tires) drive by my brother's place...

Delvin Cree: Treaties and the debate over 'Fighting Sioux'
Opinion
Delvin Cree: Treaties and the debate over 'Fighting Sioux' (February 24, 2012)
Some of the historical history surrounding North Dakota's "Fighting Sioux" controversy has been pushed aside during a time when discussions are in place to keep the name and logo. Soon...

Delvin Cree: Predatory lending a   cash cow in Indian Country
Opinion
Delvin Cree: Predatory lending a cash cow in Indian Country (February 17, 2012)
The new cash cow for Indian tribes is predatory lending. Some do it - some don't; in a sense, I don't know why any tribe would want to this kind...

Delvin Cree: Favoritism in Turtle Mountain tribal employment
Opinion
Delvin Cree: Favoritism in Turtle Mountain tribal employment (February 3, 2012)
When favortism takes place within a tribe, not too many of us pay attention because the practice of hiring family members, close relatives and friends happens all the time. Our...

Delvin Cree: A new media venture - The  Tribal Independent
Opinion
Delvin Cree: A new media venture - The Tribal Independent (December 9, 2011)
As I have said before in recent comments made public, journalism is a challenge today for writers who want to report the news within reservation boundaries I first got my...

Delvin Cree: Media censorship on   Turtle Mountain Reservation
Opinion
Delvin Cree: Media censorship on Turtle Mountain Reservation (November 28, 2011)
The Turtle Mountain Reservation in North Dakota is one of those communities where censorship is the ultimate tool used to deprive writers of the opportunity to report about truthful activities....

Delvin Cree: No freedom of the press for Turtle Mountain Band
Opinion
Delvin Cree: No freedom of the press for Turtle Mountain Band (October 17, 2011)
"A recent vendetta against me for writing an article to newspapers in September has forced me to resign my position as the Turtle Mountain Reservation oil and gas specialist. A...

Delvin Cree: Tribes can use   treaty to settle their  differences
Opinion
Delvin Cree: Tribes can use treaty to settle their differences (May 2, 2011)
"More than 100 years before the use of the Fighting Sioux name and logo by non-Indians in 1930, a peace treaty took place in the northern region of what is...

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