October 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
GRAND FORKS While the University of North Dakota’s athletic teams continue to compete without a nickname, there’s still one place UND students go by the handle “Sioux”: the friendly skies. Continue Reading
December 13, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
GRAND FORKS Supporters of the University of North Dakota’s old Fighting Sioux nickname did not submit petitions to force another statewide vote on the issue by Wednesday’s deadline, Secretary of State Al Jaeger said Thursday. Continue Reading
November 27, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Oglala Sioux Tribal officials recently decided to fund the regrading and repaving of six miles of the road through a $4 million bond issue.
November 26, 2012 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) At first, the agenda of the Oglala Sioux Tribe’s newly elected president might seem overly ambitious. But Bryan Brewer says the issues on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, ranging from a housing shortage and high unemployment to alcoholism and violence, are deeply intertwined. Continue Reading
November 19, 2012 in West Central Tribune
PRIOR LAKE The Lower Sioux Community will undertake a major renovation of Jackpot Junction Casino Hotel, thanks to support from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community.
October 2, 2012 in The Daily Republic
LINCOLN, Neb. A federal judge dismissed an American Indian tribe’s lawsuit Monday that blamed beer makers and nearby stores for chronic alcoholism on an impoverished South Dakota reservation, saying the case belonged in state court but gave a subtle nod to the tribe’s claims.
September 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Attorneys representing the NCAA and Fighting Sioux nickname backers who sued the association could present oral arguments before the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals by mid-October, according to scheduling documents submitted to the court. Continue Reading
September 4, 2012 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) A Native American tribe trying to buy land it considers sacred in South Dakota’s picturesque Black Hills is in negotiations with the landowners and has secured money for a deposit, though no final agreement has been reached, tribe officials said Tuesday.