The chairman of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa asked lawmakers from oil-rich North Dakota on Thursday to support job training to help lower the high rate of unemployment on the state's reservations.
Children and pregnant women at the Spirit Lake and Turtle Mountain Indian reservations in northeastern North Dakota will receive increased home visitation services thanks to a $3.5 million federal grant announced this week.
Dale Brunelle has always wanted to know how things worked. Now he knows more than most about the genetic machinery that controls the growth of corn. A member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa in Belcourt, N.D., he will receive a Master of Science degree in biology today at UND’s winter commencement. He plans to continue his work at UND to earn a doctoral degree in genetics, said his mentor and adviser, Bill Sheridan, professor of biology.
Apparent end of UND's use of symbol disappoints artist 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.
Disrupted Turtle Mountain dialysis center a symbol of problems of health care in Indian Country The head of the U.S. Indian Health Service met with tribal leaders from the Dakotas and surrounding states in Rapid City, S.D., last week and assured them that management of the much-maligned service is improving.
When a North Dakota Senate committee voted Tuesday on the UND Fighting Sioux nickname bill, the motion to recommend that the legislation be defeated came from the only American Indian serving in the Legislature.
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