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Staff turnover hurts BIA's efforts to protect children at Spirit Lake
FARGO - Turnover of staff to investigate suspected child abuse and neglect cases has hampered efforts by the Bureau of Indian Affairs to improve child protection services on the Spirit Lake reservation. The BIA assumed control of child protection services and certain foster care...
October 28, 2013 - 4:05am
July 1, 2013
Yankton out, McDonald in as Spirit Lake chairman
FORT TOTTEN, N.D. -- Wearing a full traditional headdress and vowing to "represent myself and the Spirit Lake Tribe with dignity and respect,"...
July 1, 2013 - 8:37pm
February 27, 2013
BIA, FBI hear stories of child abuse, vow to 'make improvements' at Spirit Lake
FORT TOTTEN, N.D. -- Samuel Merrick Sr. stood at a microphone, faced a line of federal officials arrayed on a stage and said he wanted to look...
February 27, 2013 - 6:56pm
February 26, 2013
Hoeven: Meeting at Spirit Lake on tribe's child protection services efforts open to public
A meeting scheduled by the Bureau of Indian Affairs to provide Spirit Lake Sioux leaders and members an update on efforts to improve the tribe's...
February 26, 2013 - 4:25pm
February 22, 2013
Spirit Lake: No word yet if public can attend 'town hall' on child protection
A meeting of senior Bureau of Indian Affairs officials and leaders of the Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe to assess BIA progress in dealing with child protection issues on the reservation has been scheduled for Wednesday, but it is not clear how public that discussion will be. Sen. John...
February 22, 2013 - 6:20pm
January 23, 2013
Spirit Lake official gets faulty court record corrected
An internet public records site operated by the state incorrectly showed a 2004 assault conviction for Mark Little Owl, director of Tribal Social Services at Spirit Lake. That case was dismissed, as were two similar charges brought in 2009, according to the clerk's office at Grand...
January 23, 2013 - 4:28pm
October 4, 2012
Official: BIA to run tribal child protection for years
The federal Bureau of Indian Affairs, which assumed responsibility for child protection services at Spirit Lake Monday, likely will manage the...
October 4, 2012 - 6:00am
October 1, 2012
Spirit Lake social services to be taken over by BIA today
The Spirit Lake Tribal Council blamed a "tremendous shortfall" of support from the federal government as a reason it decided to surrender control...
October 1, 2012 - 1:27am