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Rosebud, other tribes seek Congressional hearing on water rights

July 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — Native American leaders in the Dakotas are working to preserve water rights they say are guaranteed by a century-old treaty.

Representatives of the Standing Rock, Oglala and Rosebud tribes are part of the Great Plains Water A…continue reading on

Obama vows: ‘Break old cycles’ for native youth

June 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

CANNON BALL, N.D. — President Barack Obama pledged to invest in American Indian youth here Friday during the first visit by a sitting president to a reservation in 15 years, telling a powwow crowd of about 1,800 people that by working together they…continue reading on

Tribal members watch as Obama touches down in Cannon Ball

June 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

CANNON BALL, N.D. – Generations of American Indians gathered to take pictures and video as President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama landed in Marine 1 helicopter at 2:49 p.m. Friday in Cannon Ball.

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ND tribes differ in goals for Obama’s visit: All tribal chairmen invited to Cannon Ball

June 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Richard McCloud admits he had his fingers crossed when he heard President Barack Obama planned to visit an American Indian reservation in North Dakota.
The chairman of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa said he would have loved to hos…continue reading on

Standing Rock Reservation hopes for results from Obama’s visit Friday

June 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Kevin Burbach

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — When Alma Thunder Hawk moved back to the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation five decades ago, she, her parents and six relatives had to live in a tent on the North Dakota prairie.

Now, with her governm…continue reading on

Obama, first lady to visit Standing Rock Reservation

June 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

President Barack Obama and the first lady will visit the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota next week.

U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., will join the president and first lady during their  June 13 visit. The last time a sitting…continue reading on

Tribal leaders urge UND to take action on racism: ‘Expel the students’ who wore offensive T-shirts

May 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Tribal college leaders asked for swift disciplinary action against the group of University of North Dakota students behind the “Siouxper Drunk” T-shirts that showed up on social media last week.

Several leaders, many of them forme…continue reading on

SBA disaster assistance available at Standing Rock

June 27, 2013 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) The Small Business Administration says low-interest federal disaster loans are available to certain private, nonprofit organizations on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation as a result of severe storms and flooding on May 25 through June 1.
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UND law student to join Standing Rock prosecutors in first-ever partnership

June 4, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS For the first time, one of the University of North Dakota law school students fanning out to summer externships with judges, courts and other parts of the legal system will join a tribal court, at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. Continue Reading

Standing Rock unveils Sitting Bull Visitor Center

May 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FORT YATES A tourist information center honoring a former Dakotas tribal leader is scheduled to open on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. Continue Reading

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