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President Donald Trump is rolling back a landmark environmental law that tribes and tribal citizens have used to protect their homelands from unwanted development.
'The court’s ruling is a victory for people who are bearing the brunt of federal and tribal oil and gas development,' says Lisa DeVille of Fort Berthold Protectors of Water and Earth Rights.
The Trump administration has rescinded yet another pro-tribal legal opinion, forcing the Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation to go to court to protect its trust and treaty rights.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has ordered an oil pipeline company to pay $187 million for trespassing on the Fort Berthold Reservation in North Dakota.
A citizen of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation is pursuing a $147 million claim against her own tribe over a business deal gone bad, Buffalo's Fire reports.
A bipartisan bill to improve health care for urban Indian veterans is taking another step forward on Capitol Hill.
American Indians and Alaska Natives enlist in the U.S. military at the highest rates, per capita, of any racial or ethnic group.
American Indians and Alaska Natives serve in the U.S. military at the highest rates of any racial or ethnic group but their needs often go ignored or are overshadowed by other developments.
More than 3,000 landowners on the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation have received more than $35 million in offers for their fractional interests.
The FBI is working with tribes to identify and repatriate the remains of about 500 ancestors that were found at a farm in Indiana.
Federal law enforcement officials have admitted a 'problem' exists in Indian Country -- too many people go missing and are murdered every year.
Mark Fox has won re-election as the leader of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation.
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation residents, who live at the center of oil fracking fields, were among the first critics of the Trump administration's environmental proposals.
Native women are being murdered and sexually assaulted at far higher rates than other American women.
A public school on the Fort Berthold Reservation in North Dakota was temporarily closed due to a gun threat.
After an agonizing 9-month search, the body of Olivia Lone Bear was found on the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation.
A rough reservation road led to the loss of grenade launcher ammunition. The Air Force is offering a $5,000 reward for it.
Chairman Mark Fox of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation has been thrust into the spotlight with a new role.
Native families grapple with scant support to locate their missing loved ones.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has taken the lead in the case of Olivia Lone Bear, a 33-year-old woman who went missing from the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation in North Dakota.
An energy company paid a $49,000 fine to the federal government for contaminating water on the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation.
Tribal police, family, friends and supporters are searching for Olivia Lone Bear, a 32-year-old mother who went missing on the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation.
Tribes are eager to end dual taxation on their reservations. Is the Trump administration listening?
A new fund will support deeply researched investigative journalism that reports on critical issues in Indian Country.
President Donald Trump is focusing on tax reform in a speech at an oil refinery in North Dakota.
A dual system of taxation has resulted in the state of North Dakota earning more money on oil development than the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the owner of the resources.
A former chairman of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation is giving up nearly $3 million after being mistakenly overpaid by an energy developer on his tribe's reservation
A senior Bureau of Indian Affairs official who was hired by the Trump administration to work on energy, economic development and related issues is making a seemingly big promise to tribes.
If they accomplish all the plans the reservation will be a better place and other areas of the state will get a boost.
The Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, as well as the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, support a federal regulation that carries environmental and economic benefits in Indian Country.
A grassroots organization on the Ft. Berthold Reservation has put the Environmental Protection Agency on notice that deregulation of environmental protections is unacceptable from the viewpoint of social justice.
The North Dakota-based tribe financed the $17.2 million facility with mineral royalties and taxes.
Mandaree Enterprises: It is about tribal businesses working strategically and collaboratively to position the Native American community.
Updated rules on methane capture at oil and gas wells will cut tribes’ air pollution while boosting their royalties by as much as $1.9 million a year.
Thomas W. Fredericks, a citizen of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, has worked on tribal issues for nearly 45 years.
'We're not bluffing,' Chairman Mark Fox told lawmakers in regards to a new bill that changes oil taxation rates.
After a decades-long quest, the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation is finally reclaiming a piece of its homeland.
A long-overdue update to the Indian Trader Regulations could finally address unfair systems of taxation on reservations.
The upcoming tribal leader address has been canceled, with Republicans claiming it was about protecting public safety.
The Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation is a partner in the Sacagawea Pipeline but did not give consent to the project.
This time it's the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation fighting a project within reservation borders.
Chairman Mark Fox of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation said drugs and crime are rampant on his reservation.
Tribal leaders are embracing Hillary Clinton but rival Bernie Sanders has vowed to keep fighting until the Democratic convention in July.
FBI Director James Comey admitted last October that he hadn't visited a tribe in the Great Plains since taking office in September 2013.
The announcement comes ahead of South Dakota's primary on June 7.
From the Northern Great Plains to the Pacific Coast, Native Americans figured prominently in decision making about impending fossil fuel transportation projects.
Do political endorsements from tribes matter? Absolutely.
The Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation and its members lost 152,360 acres to the creation of the Garrison Dam.
Each tribal member receives $6,500 a year thanks to energy development on the reservation but some critics are alleging mismanagement.
A record number of Indian candidates are running for seats in the U.S. Congress and journalist Mark Trahant is following them for Trahant Reports.
Lisa DeVille lauded U.S-Canadian joint vows to curb toxic methane flaring from fracking operations, such as those that plague the Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Tribes.
A murder-for-hire trial in federal court brought a former tribal leader to the stand.
As the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe mobilizes to prevent construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, the Iowa Utilities Board is holding a webcast public hearing March 9-10 of its latest deliberations about the hazardous liquid project application.
A motley crew of court witnesses ranging from heroin dealers, thieves and oil investors, were among dozens of witnesses that helped unravel the story of two murders tied to a Fort Berthold Reservation tribal oil business and land deal.
In two separate actions during the last week of February, the Environmental Protection Agency addressed Indian tribes’ environmental issues.
While members of Ft. Berthold Protectors of Water and Earth Rights, or POWER, prepared to testify about gas flaring in oil fracking operations on federal and tribal lands, they urged the public to send comments to strengthen regulations.
Dustin Irwin was a 25-year-old member of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation who died in October 2014.