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Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
North Dakota tribal group asserts authority over development (06/26)
The West Segment Regulatory Commission intends to conduct background checks and drug testing of energy company employees.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: North Dakota tribe sees growth in fracking wells (06/17)
The reservation is home to more than 1,000 active fracking wells and has experienced two major toxic brine water spills from associated pipelines during the past one-year period.

Filed Under: Opinion
Peter d'Errico: Book explores Mandan people's history of survival (06/11)
'Encounters at the Heart of the World' is a portrayal of Mandan survivance, in the face of Christian missionaries, proto-capitalist traders, Old World plagues, colonial usurpers, new technologies, and American military force.

Filed Under: Law
Woman from Rosebud Sioux Tribe pleads guilty to child abuse (06/10)
Michelle Lynae Wounded Face, 25, admitted that she left two daughters, aged 2 and 4, alone in a car on a freezing-cold day on a North Dakota reservation.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: North Dakota tribe hit with another brine spill (05/21)
While watchdogs Walter and Lisa DeVille were calling attention to truckloads of sewage being discharged on the edge of Lake Sakakawea, not far away a frack-water spill dumped 220,000 gallons of toxic brine on the Ft. Berthold Reservation.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Authorities look into brine spill on North Dakota reservation (05/19)
The Environmental Protection Agency is investigating Clean Water Act violations. The U.S. Attorney's Office is also looking into the spill of 1 million gallons.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Comments sought on North Dakota pipeline (05/19)
People have until May 20 to comment on a private oil-and-gas pipeline system on the floor of Lake Sakakawea, the colossal Missouri River reservoir that runs through a wide swath of the Ft. Berthold Reservation in North Dakota.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion | Trust
Roger Birdbear: Indian mineral owners cheated on royalties (05/11)
From misuse and misunderstanding of regulations and statute surrounding transportation deductions, poor application of valuation methods, and even to blatant disregard of basic contract law, mineral owners are losing out.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
North Dakota tribe re-examines agreement after oil tax changes (04/30)
Chairman Mark Fox said the tribe will consider withdrawing from a 2008 revenue-sharing agreement.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Education
Professor receives Pulitzer Prize for book about Mandan Tribe (04/21)
Encounters at the Heart of the World: A History of the Mandan People shares the story of the tribe that helped the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

Filed Under: Business | Environment | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Tribe in North Dakota puts a hold on oil refinery (04/09)
'Wishing you a Happy Easter!' the Mandan Hidatsa & Arikara Nation said in a March 31 announcement of a $1,000 gift to each enrolled tribal member.

Filed Under: National
North Dakota tribe opens doors to seventh Boys and Girls Club (04/07)
More than 1,600 young tribal members have joined the Boys and Girls Club on the reservation.

Filed Under: Opinion
Delvin Cree: Memories of helping my great grandmother Selina (04/02)
As I sat down one recent morning and sipped on some strong coffee, I would remember a time when I would help one of my elders.

Filed Under: Health | Law
Woman from Rosebud Sioux Tribe still in mental health review (03/23)
Michelle Wounded Face, 24, accused of leaving her two daughters alone in a car on a freezing-cold day.

Filed Under: Environment | Health | National
Native Sun News: Oil spill threatens North Dakota tribe's water (03/18)
It wasn’t until two years ago that the families in this rural community of 600 were able to connect to running supplies of drinking water.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Native Sun News: Tribe keeps wraps on tests of water after spill (03/09)
Lisa DeVille and her husband Walter conducted independent water tests in Lake Sakakawea after frac waste spilled into the Bear Den drainage on Ft. Berthold Indian Reservation’s stretch of the Missouri River watershed in July.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Energy industry brings gangs and drugs to tribe in North Dakota (02/23)
Methamphetamine is being trafficked by heavily-armed gangs from out of state and Latin America. Even heroin has shown up.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Native Sun News: Oil flares lighting up North Dakota tribe's skies (02/09)
Welcome to Mandaree, the segment of the Ft. Berthold Indian Reservation that extracts the most oil in the Bakken Formation’s fracking frenzy.

Filed Under: Law
Rosebud Sioux woman to see mental evaluation in abuse case (02/04)
Michelle Wounded Face, 24, is accused of leaving her two daughters, aged 2 and 4, alone in car on a freezing-cold day.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: North Dakota takes on impacts of energy boom (01/26)
A golden sunset behind the Killdeer Mountains glows with more luminosity than a Karl Bodmer landscape, tinting the clouds pink in the waning light of a wintery evening.

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