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Filed Under: Law
Woman sentenced to prison for biting BIA officer in North Dakota (06/29)
Jessie Marie Grant pleaded guilty to one count of assaulting a federal officer.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
North Dakota tribal group asserts authority over development (06/26)
The West Segment Regulatory Commission intends to conduct background checks and drug testing of energy company employees.

Filed Under: National
Tribes awarded grants to assist veterans with housing and jobs (06/24)
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe received $200,000 and the Nez Perce Tribe received $154,356.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Politics
Federal judge puts temporary hold on BLM's fracking regulation (06/24)
The move came as the Ute Tribe of Utah announced that it will join the fight against the controversial standards.

Filed Under: Law
Authorities probe police officer shooting on Spirit Lake Nation (06/22)
Family and friends are looking for information following the death of Joe Charboneau last week.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: North Dakota tribe sees growth in fracking wells (06/17)
The reservation is home to more than 1,000 active fracking wells and has experienced two major toxic brine water spills from associated pipelines during the past one-year period.

Filed Under: Law
North Dakota court reprimands ex-attorney for Oglala Sioux Tribe (06/12)
Bernice Delorme has faced disciplinary actions in multiple tribal and state jurisdictions.

Filed Under: Law
Woman from Rosebud Sioux Tribe pleads guilty to child abuse (06/10)
Michelle Lynae Wounded Face, 25, admitted that she left two daughters, aged 2 and 4, alone in a car on a freezing-cold day on a North Dakota reservation.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Tex Hall foresees marijuana as big business for Indian Country (06/03)
The former president of the National Congress of American Indians thinks cannabis could be bigger than tribal gaming.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Native American Children's Safety Act clears House and Senate (06/01)
The bill requires background checks of all adults in a home where foster children are placed.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: North Dakota tribe hit with another brine spill (05/21)
While watchdogs Walter and Lisa DeVille were calling attention to truckloads of sewage being discharged on the edge of Lake Sakakawea, not far away a frack-water spill dumped 220,000 gallons of toxic brine on the Ft. Berthold Reservation.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Authorities look into brine spill on North Dakota reservation (05/19)
The Environmental Protection Agency is investigating Clean Water Act violations. The U.S. Attorney's Office is also looking into the spill of 1 million gallons.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Comments sought on North Dakota pipeline (05/19)
People have until May 20 to comment on a private oil-and-gas pipeline system on the floor of Lake Sakakawea, the colossal Missouri River reservoir that runs through a wide swath of the Ft. Berthold Reservation in North Dakota.

Filed Under: Education | Law
Appeals court rules against tribal jurisdiction in school cases (05/18)
The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals held that two tribes in North Dakota lack authority over disputes involving public schools.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Frank Black Cloud: Spirit Lake Nation supports 'Fighting Sioux' (05/18)
I, for one, am a proud Dakota Sioux and a very proud Fighting Sioux supporter as are many, many other members of the Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion | Trust
Roger Birdbear: Indian mineral owners cheated on royalties (05/11)
From misuse and misunderstanding of regulations and statute surrounding transportation deductions, poor application of valuation methods, and even to blatant disregard of basic contract law, mineral owners are losing out.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Editorial: Time to move on from mascot fight in North Dakota (05/04)
People of goodwill on both sides of the logo debate have come to consensus about the old one and the need for a new one. Move on.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
North Dakota tribe re-examines agreement after oil tax changes (04/30)
Chairman Mark Fox said the tribe will consider withdrawing from a 2008 revenue-sharing agreement.

Filed Under: National
Pine Ridge Reservation among latest named as 'Promise Zone' (04/28)
The Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation will serve as the lead agency to help address poverty, unemployment and economic conditions.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe might be interested in growing hemp (04/27)
Hemp is already legal in North Dakota and the former U.S. attorney in the state believes a new Department of Justice policy applies to the plant.

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