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Filed Under: Opinion
Delvin Cree: Memories of helping my great grandmother Selina (04/02)
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.

Filed Under: Business | Environment | National
Delvin Cree: North Dakota tribe breaks ground on oil refinery (05/09)
A tribally owned refinery project costing $450 million is getting closer to development stages.

Filed Under: Opinion
Delvin Cree: Tribal communities help America's economy grow (02/15)
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...

Filed Under: Business | National
Delvin Cree: North Dakota tribal members in workforce boom (02/01)
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,...

Filed Under: Canada | National
Delvin Cree: North Dakota event supports Idle No More movement (01/07)
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...

Filed Under: Cobell | Opinion
Delvin Cree: Cobell brings millions to Turtle Mountain members (12/14)
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...

Filed Under: Opinion
Delvin Cree: Heidi Heitkamp will represent North Dakota tribes (11/05)
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...

Filed Under: Opinion
Delvin Cree: Spirit Lake Nation children are at rest in happy home (07/13)
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...

Filed Under: Opinion
Delvin Cree: FEMA trailer problems still an issue in Indian Country (07/06)
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. These trailers came...

Filed Under: Opinion
Delvin Cree: Rodney King and injustice against American Indians (06/22)
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...

Filed Under: Opinion
Delvin Cree: Turtle Mountain Band on the hook for a big loan (05/14)
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...

Filed Under: Opinion
Delvin Cree: Powwows an important part of tribal culture (04/20)
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...

Filed Under: Opinion
Delvin Cree: Explore energy development in Indian Country (03/23)
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...

Filed Under: Opinion
Delvin Cree: Treaties and the debate over 'Fighting Sioux' (02/24)
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...

Filed Under: Opinion
Delvin Cree: Predatory lending a cash cow in Indian Country (02/17)
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...

Filed Under: Opinion
Delvin Cree: Favoritism in Turtle Mountain tribal employment (02/03)
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...

Filed Under: Opinion
Delvin Cree: A new media venture - The Tribal Independent (12/09)
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...

Filed Under: Opinion
Delvin Cree: Media censorship on Turtle Mountain Reservation (11/28)
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....

Filed Under: Opinion
Delvin Cree: No freedom of the press for Turtle Mountain Band (10/17)
"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...

Filed Under: Opinion
Delvin Cree: Tribes can use treaty to settle their differences (05/02)
"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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