UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA NEWS Time Out Week and Wacipi are next week
The University will celebrate American Indian culture and heritage during the annual Time Out Week April 16-20 and the Wacipi (WAH CHEE PEE) Powwow the weekend of April 20-22.
Time Out Week at UND fe... Posted on 4/13/12 at 1:30 PM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Dayton: Don't count on racino money quickly
Gov. Mark Dayton says if stadium supporters count on racino money, they should not bet on quick money.
The governor said that racino likely would be tied up in court for years if that is how lawmaker... Posted on 1/22/12 at 8:39 PM
THE FLENSBURGER FILES Bergen, Minnesota
After a brief hiatus due to non-column related commitments, we are now back on track to start you on the tour of the German-named villages in Minnesota. We'll start off with the first town on the li... Posted on 1/23/11 at 4:26 AM
The Bakken oil boom has brought jobs and prosperity to the Three Affiliated Tribes in northwestern North Dakota, but also a major challenge: The percentage of natural gas that’s being wasted through flaring is roughly twice the statewide average.
With the White Earth Nation flag and tribal and state representatives standing behind him, Gov. Mark Dayton signed an executive order Thursday directing state agencies to develop policies to guide them when working with tribal nations.
In a recent column, Lloyd Omdahl first argues that the Indian Child Welfare Act lets tribes engage in “sacrificing children to protect the heritage of the tribes”. Then Omdahl uses the example of the Spirit Lake Tribe’s badly run foster care program to argue that the ICWA policy of trying to keep American Indian families and tribes together is damaging to children.
Tobias Rushing and Robert Moddelmog
, July 12, 2013
An amendment to a bill that includes parameters for a new oil tax agreement with the Three Affiliated Tribes moved forward Friday, but legislators indicated it may get more scrutiny at a future hearing.
When it comes to the automatic spending cuts that began taking effect this month, federal lawmakers spared programs that serve the nation's most vulnerable — such as food stamps, Medicare, Medicaid and veterans' assistance — from hard hits.
When Prairie Rose Seminole received a call about North Dakota Native American participation in President Obama’s inauguration parade on Jan. 21, she was absolutely interested, but she didn’t have much time to organize it.
After months of high-profile fundraising that drew celebrities' attention and dollars, a group of Native American tribes has raised $9 million to buy a piece of land in South Dakota's Black Hills that they consider sacred, an official with an Indian land foundation said Friday.
A Minnesota tribe has awarded $1.25 million in grants to benefit the Yankton Sioux Tribe of Marty for fiscal year 2012. The money comes from the Shakopee Mdewakanton (mehd-WAH'-kuh-tuhn) Sioux Community, which operates a Minnesota casino and other enterprises and runs a charitable giving program.
UND’s challenge will be to retire the nickname and logo honorably and gracefully, while the legal and political storms continue. Only that will guarantee UND’s standing among American universities on and off the field and on and off the ice.
All plead not guilty to embezzlement charge Eight members of the Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe have been charged in federal court with conspiracy to embezzle federal funds belonging to the tribe’s Vocational Rehabilitation Program, administered by the tribe based in Fort Totten, N.D.
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