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Skit at Minnesota school’s pep rally draws complaints about racial insensitivity

November 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

CLOQUET, Minn. — A pep-rally skit became the subject of a heated debate over racist attitudes at a Cloquet School Board meeting Monday.
At issue was a skit acted out Friday depicting a student dressed as a DeLaSalle Islander, the opposing football…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

More than $23M assigned to heating homes

October 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — More than $23 million in federal energy assistance funds will go to help low-income families, Native American tribes and seniors in North Dakota heat their homes in the winter.
The funding, which includes $5.6 million for Native Ameri…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

More than $23M assigned to heating homes

October 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — More than $23 million in federal energy assistance funds will go to help low-income families, Native American tribes and seniors in North Dakota heat their homes in the winter.
The funding, which includes $5.6 million for Native Ameri…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

‘The highest status’

June 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

MIKE NOWATZKI
Forum News Service

BISMARCK, N.D. — Akíchita.
The Lakota word means “warrior,” and President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will discover just how much that means to North Dakota’s Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Fri…continue reading on dglobe.com

MN study finds racial disparities in marijuana arrests

May 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

DULUTH — Black Minnesotans were 6.4 times more likely to be arrested for possessing marijuana than whites, according an analysis of 2011 public records by Minnesota 2020, a self-described “progressive think tank.”

Nicole Simms, the author of…continue reading on dglobe.com

Game’s future part of talks, but not Nickle Trophy

February 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — North Dakota State University Athletic Director Gene Taylor said the days of the state’s two universities vying for the Nickel Trophy likely are over.
Taylor’s reason is not because the two teams won’t meet again, however. Tayl…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Omdahl: Let’s talk about reservation problems

December 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

Over the next three years, we are going to do a lot of talking about problems on Indian reservations. As a member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., has introduced legislation to create an 11-member, three-ye…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Omdahl: Let’s talk about reservation problems

December 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

Over the next three years, we are going to do a lot of talking about problems on Indian reservations. As a member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., has introduced legislation to create an 11-member, three-ye…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Mitchell man a ‘bridge’ to help restore Lakota language

July 26, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MITCHELL, S.D. – Among a mass of textbooks and unfinished paintings, Lyle Miller is waging a fight to regain his culture and return the Lakota language to reservations. Continue Reading

Suspect in Spirit Lake toddler death to stay in federal custody

June 26, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Hope Whiteshield, charged in the June 12 death of a Spirit Lake Nation toddler, will remain in federal custody pending trial, a judge ruled Wednesday after hearing testimony about a criminal record that includes a half-dozen previous cases involving child neglect and endangerment. Continue Reading