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TURTLE MOUNTAIN INDIAN RESERVATION

InForum history columnist Curt Eriksmoen concludes the story of William Jennings Gardner, a North Dakota-born football player who crossed paths with Jim Thorpe and helped take down Al Capone.
Investigators discovered that the Sledge ring targeted areas with fewer law enforcement resources where they sold drugs at a premium price, according to prosecutors.
InForum history columnist Curt Eriksmoen begins the story of William "Birdie" Jennings Gardner, an All-American football player who later became a crime-fighter tasked with taking down Al Capone.
Investigators discovered that the Sledge ring targeted areas with fewer law enforcement resources where they sold drugs at a premium price, according to prosecutors.

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Joan Azure, the driving force behind the effort to put donor registration on Turtle Mountain tribal IDs pursued the change in honor of her grandson Greyson Parisien, who died in 2019.
If the governor legalizes online gambling in North Dakota through amendments to the state's compacts with the tribe, expect lawsuits to fly on multiple fronts.
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A family's story on how churches and the United States government affected generations of Native Americans through nearly 150 years of the boarding school system.
Attorneys representing parties in two lawsuits said the litigation over the new districts won't change North Dakota's political boundaries before the November general election.
Partisan operatives like attorney Tim Purdon — a former member of the Democratic National Committee — would like to portray this case as one in which Native American voters were singled out and marginalized. It's just not true.
The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa and the State Historical Society of North Dakota recently agreed to partner in a search for the remains of children around the former Fort Totten Indian Industrial School, which lies on the Spirit Lake Reservation in the northeastern part of the state.

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In a lawsuit that was inevitable, Native American interests are arguing that North Dakota's new legislative map gives them less representation.
If the problem is vote dilution, why are we trying to solve it with more dilution?
Can it really be that the only way to comply with the Voting Rights Act, and the various edicts of the court issued based on that law, require North Dakota to give the residents of two legislative districts with large Native American populations one less elected representative than every other district in the state?

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