You are browsing the archive for bureau of indian affairs.

TV reporter attacked at Spirit Lake

November 12, 2013 in Uncategorized

FORT TOTTEN – A WDAZ-TV reporter was attacked Tuesday while covering a story on the Spirit Lake Reservation.

Reporter Adam Ladwig was on the scene of a garage fire at a residence at 3:45 p.m. when two women, later joined by two men, tried to destr…continue reading on

BIA superintendent departs Spirit Lake

May 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Rod Cavanaugh, superintendent of the Bureau of Indian Affairs agency at Fort Totten and a key figure in the continuing child protection issue at the Spirit Lake Nation, has taken early retirement, officials confirmed Wednesday. Continue Reading

Top BIA official to return to Spirit Lake to supervise social workers

August 31, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A top Bureau of Indian Affairs official will return to the Spirit Lake Sioux Reservation for two weeks starting Tuesday to supervise BIA social workers detailed to the tribe’s social services department, the Interior Department announced today. Continue Reading

Top Bureau of Indian Affairs official resigns to accept postiion with Christ of Latter-day Saints

April 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The top official for the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs is resigning to accept a full-time leadership position with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ending three years with the department that Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says “opened a new chapter” in U.S. relationships with American Indian tribes. Continue Reading

Sens. Franken, Dorgan in White Earth for field hearing on schools

September 13, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

WHITE EARTH, Minn. The Bureau of Indian Affairs came in for some heavy criticism here Saturday at a rare oversight field hearing of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee attended by U.S. Sens. Al Franken of Minnesota and Byron Dorgan of North Dakota. Continue Reading