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Prosecutor lauds program to combat tribal violence

September 26, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO North Dakota’s top federal prosecutor says a program to reduce violent crime on American Indian reservations is working and his office will continue to dedicate time and money to the project. Continue Reading

Legislators set aside $5 million to meet employment needs

September 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Four of the state’s tribal colleges recently received about $3.5 million from the North Dakota Department of Commerce to develop and enhance programs that meet the state’s employment needs. Continue Reading

Former Jamestown College prof bases games on N.D. tribes

August 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

JAMESTOWN AnnMaria De Mars says her math skills have helped her enjoy a great life. Continue Reading

Judge: Tribal courts can incorporate culture, but need independence, due process

June 20, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS – Tribal courts on the nation’s Indian reservations must make due process of law and independence hallmarks of their justice system, U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson told a gathering of judges and other tribal court personnel in Grand Forks on Thursday. Continue Reading

Tribal college in Bismarck to build hotel

April 30, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Officials plan to build a $33 million hotel on the United Tribes Technical College campus in Bismarck to provide a training opportunity for students and to help support the school governed by the five tribes in North Dakota. Continue Reading

ND governor, tribes sign new gambling compacts

January 4, 2013 in The Daily Republic

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) New gambling compacts that the state of North Dakota has signed with the five tribal groups in the state allow the Three Affiliated Tribes and the Standing Rock Sioux to have riverboat gambling.
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North Dakota regulators bow out of tribal electric dispute

June 14, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (AP) North Dakota regulators concluded Thursday that they lack authority to intervene in a dispute about which of two utilities will supply electricity to a tribal casino on the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation. Continue Reading

Hearing to determine fate of Standing Rock tribal chairman

March 9, 2012 in The Daily Republic

FORT YATES (AP) A hearing is planned to determine whether Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman Charles Murphy should be removed from office. Continue Reading

Indian gaming up nationwide, but growth slows in South Dakota

March 5, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Gaming revenue at American Indian casinos experienced a nationwide turnaround in 2010, while revenue at South Dakota tribal casinos grew at a slower rate than in the past, according to a new report. Continue Reading

Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe: Tribal council postpones property purchase decision

September 8, 2011 in DL-Online

The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe had the opportunity Wednesday to buy back a traditional section of the tribal homeland and rid the tribe of a potentially bad debt Wednesday.
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