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Study to look at reservation sentencing disparity

March 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Dana Deegan is serving a 10-year sentence for placing her newborn son in a basket and abandoning him for two weeks, allowing him to die.
Deegan, who was 25 years old when her son died in 1998 death on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Study to look at reservation sentencing disparity

March 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Dana Deegan is serving a 10-year sentence for placing her newborn son in a basket and abandoning him for two weeks, allowing him to die.
Deegan, who was 25 years old when her son died in 1998 death on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Companies offering free cellphones target ND

December 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — For some living on the economically depressed Turtle Mountain Reservation in north-central North Dakota, it seemed too good to be true.
Two people in a motorhome recently pulled into Belcourt, parked next to a convenience store and bega…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Companies offering free cellphones target ND

December 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — For some living on the economically depressed Turtle Mountain Reservation in north-central North Dakota, it seemed too good to be true.
Two people in a motorhome recently pulled into Belcourt, parked next to a convenience store and bega…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND Senate approves $5M grant for tribal colleges

April 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota’s Senate has approved a measure that would provide $5 million to tribal colleges for job training. Continue Reading

ND Indian man sentenced in pivotal domestic violence

September 18, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SD’s Johnson says ruling sends message: Prosecute cases before it’s too late for victims.
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ND man sentenced as habitual offender in pivotal abuse case

September 17, 2012 in The Daily Republic

FARGO, N.D. (AP) A judge has sentenced a North Dakota man whose case has been heralded by the federal government as the legal standard for prosecuting domestic violence cases on American Indian reservations.
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US attorneys to meet with tribal officials

September 6, 2012 in The Daily Republic

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) Fifteen U.S. attorneys who make up the Department of Justice’s Native American Issues Subcommittee are slated to meet in Bismarck on Thursday to discuss public safety issues in Indian Country. Continue Reading

Mississippi’s Box Project still relieving poverty on SD reservations

August 27, 2012 in The Daily Republic

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Victim specialists urge teamwork on Indian cases

July 18, 2012 in The Daily Republic

FARGO, N.D. (AP) Victim specialists who handle child abuse cases on American Indian reservations say cultural differences put a premium on teamwork.
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