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Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Education
Professor receives Pulitzer Prize for book about Mandan Tribe (04/21)
Encounters at the Heart of the World: A History of the Mandan People shares the story of the tribe that helped the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

Filed Under: Law | National
Cheyenne River Sioux mother sentenced for taking children to reservation (04/09)
Tricia Taylor, 32, took her two daughters to the reservation last year and their fathers are trying to get them back.

Filed Under: Business | Environment | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Tribe in North Dakota puts a hold on oil refinery (04/09)
'Wishing you a Happy Easter!' the Mandan Hidatsa & Arikara Nation said in a March 31 announcement of a $1,000 gift to each enrolled tribal member.

Filed Under: National
North Dakota tribe opens doors to seventh Boys and Girls Club (04/07)
More than 1,600 young tribal members have joined the Boys and Girls Club on the reservation.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
Standing Rock Sioux Reservation sees $195M in buyback offers (04/06)
The tribe is hosting four meetings next week to help landowners decide whether they want to sell their fractional interests.

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: Law | National
US Attorneys host tribes for Violence Against Women Act session (04/02)
Tribes can arrest, prosecute and try non-Indians for certain domestic violence offenses as long as their justice systems protect the constitutional rights of defendants.

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.

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