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Turtle Mountain tribe greet news of fed payout with mixed feelings

December 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A long-awaited major settlement with the federal government means that checks for $1,000 will arrive soon at homes across Indian Country, including more than 15,000 going to members of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians: a nice Christmas present for some, a significant windfall for others. Continue Reading

Delvin Cree, Dunseith, N.D., column: Bare bulbs, wood stove, warm hearts

December 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Things like those rigged-up Christmas lights, I’ll never forget. Those kinds of things I’ll cherish for a lifetime. Continue Reading

‘iT’S NOT A LOGO’: Proud of creation, disappointed by its fate, ‘Fighting Sioux’ artist says symbolism always intended to ‘bridge all the gaps’

August 23, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Bennett Brien remains proud of his art, which often has been called one of the most attractive logos – or symbols – in American sports. Former President Charles Kupchella says Brien’s “Fighting Sioux” is classic, beautiful and respectful. Even one Fighting Sioux nickname critic says the image itself has never been the issue. “It’s how the image is being used,” Lucy Ganje says. Continue Reading

Turtle Mountain plans new $30 million casino

August 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa this month held a ground-breaking for a new $30 million casino. Continue Reading

N.D. woman surprised by seat win on tribal council

November 21, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

After living a long life as a Benedictine sister and an educator, Zelma Peltier now has a new position to add to her resume: politician. Continue Reading