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Filed Under: Health | Law
Woman from Rosebud Sioux Tribe still in mental health review (03/23)
Michelle Wounded Face, 24, accused of leaving her two daughters alone in a car on a freezing-cold day.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe seeks owners for buy-back program (03/19)
The tribe is home to the second-most highly fractionated reservation in the nation.

Filed Under: Environment | Health | National
Native Sun News: Oil spill threatens North Dakota tribe's water (03/18)
It wasn’t until two years ago that the families in this rural community of 600 were able to connect to running supplies of drinking water.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Meskwaki Tribe opposes oil pipeline through aboriginal territory (03/17)
The pipeline would cross 18 counties in Iowa, effectively cutting the state in half.

Filed Under: Law | National
Tribes in pilot project filed 26 VAWA cases against non-Indians (03/10)
The 2013 reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act recognizes the 'inherent power' of tribes to prosecute non-Indians.

Filed Under: Education
UTTC president named to panel to choose new UND nickname (03/04)
Leander "Russ" McDonald is a University of North Dakota alumnus and a former chairman of the Spirit Lake Nation.

Filed Under: Law
Man from Oglala Sioux Tribe charged for abusing infant daughter (03/03)
Waylon Jason Pumpkinseed, 29, is accused of seriously injuring his four-month-old daughter.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Beautiful trend emerges with power of Native vote (02/27)
The demographic shift that reflects Native voting power is only beginning.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Energy industry brings gangs and drugs to tribe in North Dakota (02/23)
Methamphetamine is being trafficked by heavily-armed gangs from out of state and Latin America. Even heroin has shown up.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Native Sun News: Oil flares lighting up North Dakota tribe's skies (02/09)
Welcome to Mandaree, the segment of the Ft. Berthold Indian Reservation that extracts the most oil in the Bakken Formation’s fracking frenzy.

Filed Under: Law
Rosebud Sioux woman to see mental evaluation in abuse case (02/04)
Michelle Wounded Face, 24, is accused of leaving her two daughters, aged 2 and 4, alone in car on a freezing-cold day.

Filed Under: Canada | National | Sports
Phil Baird: Looking back at early days of the Indian rodeo circuit (02/02)
In 1912, the Rosebud Sioux Reservation town of White River, S.D. held its first Independence Day celebration with bronco busting, roping contests, and a 'sham' battle by the local Indians.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: North Dakota takes on impacts of energy boom (01/26)
A golden sunset behind the Killdeer Mountains glows with more luminosity than a Karl Bodmer landscape, tinting the clouds pink in the waning light of a wintery evening.

Filed Under: Law
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to help state with child support cases (01/21)
An agreement was reached with the North Dakota Department of Human Services.

Filed Under: Law
Court urged to order mental evaulation of Rosebud Sioux woman (01/21)
Michelle Wounded Face, 24, is accused of leaving her two daughters alone in car on a freezing-cold day.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Senate continues debate on bill to approve Keystone XL Pipeline (01/21)
Dozens of amendments have been filed so it looks like consideration might take a week or two.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Native Sun News: North Dakota tribe confronts many challenges (01/20)
When Mark Fox took the oath of the highest office in the Mandan Hidatsa & Arikara (MHA) Nation, he initiated his first four-year term with a pledge to bolster the reservation’s economic self-sufficiency.

Filed Under: Law
Rosebud Sioux woman charged for leaving children out in cold (01/14)
Michelle Wounded Face is accused of leaving her two daughters alone in a car on the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation in North Dakota.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Standing Rock Sioux chairman delivers strong speech (01/13)
Columnist praises Dave Archambault, the chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, for State of Native Nations address.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Tex Hall maintains he was duped by man facing murder charges (12/29)
James Henrikson, a former associate of the former chairman, is facing a slew of murder and other charges.

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