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Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Opinion: Sioux tribes deserve a seat on university naming panel (07/29)
We may never be the Fighting Sioux again, but most UND alumni, students, fans and people from around the entire state feel we must honor the Sioux people for their past gift and include them in picking a new name.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Tribal leaders scale back plans to regulate energy development (07/29)
The West Segment of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation in North Dakota has seen a huge increase in oil drilling.

Filed Under: Education | Environment | National
Haskell students to study fracking on North Dakota reservation (07/28)
Mary Iorio and Joshua Cunningham want to know how hydraulic fracturing has affected water supplies on the reservation.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: It's time to take a closer look at tribal governance (07/24)
Because there are no established rules of procedure, tribal members can become victimized by their leadership

Filed Under: Law
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe seeks to reduce rate of recidivism (07/22)
The tribe is working with federal officials in two states to help convicts re-enter society.

Filed Under: Business | Environment | Law
North Dakota tribe starts drilling its own wells on reservation (07/15)
The tribe will be able to earn more revenues from the wells operated by Missouri River Resources.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Tribes fight another pipeline through Great Plains (07/07)
Anticipated destruction of natural resources, sacred sites, and family farm economy is triggering tribal governments, their enrollees, Native American non-profits, their allies, and rural people to defy the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline.

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.

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