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Power line through battlefield study area could get state’s blessing today

April 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — A controversial plan to run about 200 miles of high-voltage power lines across part of western North Dakota — including the study area of an 1864 battle between American Indians and Army soldiers — could win the blessing of state uti…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Power line through battlefield study area could get state’s blessing today

April 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — A controversial plan to run about 200 miles of high-voltage power lines across part of western North Dakota — including the study area of an 1864 battle between American Indians and Army soldiers — could win the blessing of state uti…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Sisseton-Wahpeton enters land buyback program

April 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Regina Garcia Cano

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Tribe has agreed to enter a federal land buyback program that aims to help Native American tribes purchase parcels of reservation land that are owned by multiple people.

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Sioux Horse Effigy to be included in exhibition in Paris, Kansas City, NYC

April 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — South Dakota’s own Sioux Horse Effigy, an artifact from the collection of the Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre, will be on display in a groundbreaking exhibition of Plains Indi…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Sioux Horse Effigy to be included in exhibition in Paris, Kansas City, NYC

April 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — South Dakota’s own Sioux Horse Effigy, an artifact from the collection of the Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre, will be on display in a groundbreaking exhibition of Plains Indi…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

SD native starts degree focused on Indian health

March 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Dave Kolpack

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota State University program is offering an advanced degree for students looking to improve the health of American Indians, and school officials are touting it as the only specialization of its kin…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Indian Affairs chairman: Education key for tribes

February 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Matthew Brown

CROW AGENCY, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jon Tester says he’ll use his new role as chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee to target wasteful spending, improve educational opportunities and promote job development on reserv…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Native groups seek federal child welfare probe

February 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Gosia Wozniacka

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Four national Native American organizations on Monday asked the U.S. Department of Justice to launch an investigation into the treatment of American Indian and Alaska Native children in the private adop…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Gant, group reach deal on early voting centers

January 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant and a group advocating for Native American voting rights have reached an agreement on satellite early voting centers.

Gant and representatives of the nonprofit group Four Directions on W…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

GIAGO: The great escape from Holy Rosary

January 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

My friend Pete Cummings and I had never seen any movies about great escapes, so we had no prior knowledge about how to approach such an [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_original”,”fid”:”500557″,”attributes”:{“alt”:”Tim Giago, Syndicated Columnist…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com