More: spirit lake
At least three Native candidates are running for the North Dakota Legislature in the first statewide election since tribes reached a landmark voting rights agreement.
A bill to repeal a termination-era law that affects citizens of the Spirit Lake Nation is being advanced by the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
Three symbolic resolutions and three substantive bills are advancing as the clock winds down on the 115th Congress.
Tribal leaders from Arizona, North Dakota and Oklahoma are testifying in support of bills that affect their communities.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is getting back to work after the historic mid-term election.
Native voters are continuing to fight the state of North Dakota's restrictive voter identification law.
Savanna Marie Greywind has been symbolic of the epidemic of missing and murdered Native women and girls.
Citing a need to protect water, the Spirit Lake Nation is opposing plans to house up to 2,400 hogs near the reservation.
One of two defendants charged in connection with the kidnapping and murder of Savanna Marie Greywind, a young citizen of the Spirit Lake Nation, was sentenced for her role in the crime.
The Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations sent out nearly $13 million in offers to landowners on the Spirit Lake Nation in North Dakota.
A North Dakota couple is facing kidnapping and murder charges in connection with the disappearance and death of a young woman from the Spirit Lake Nation.
The hearing will look into the implementation of the Native American Children's Safety Act, which became law in 2016.
Lawmakers will be looking at the Native American Children's Safety Act, a new law aimed at addressing tribal foster care issues.
Get the Army out of Indian country. Stop the oil pipeline. Protect our drinking water. Preserve our Native homeland.
The upcoming tribal leader address has been canceled, with Republicans claiming it was about protecting public safety.
A firm that just saw a $1.2 billion influx in cash could easily settle the $15,000 fine proposed by the North Dakota Public Utilities Commission.
Tribal leaders and members say more people on the reservation will be able to vote thanks for the judge's ruling.
The Spokane Tribe and the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians will work closely with federal agencies to address economic development, employment and other needs.
The North Dakota tribe is the first with a self-governance compact in the Great Plains Area.
At least one tribal leader has demanded the closure of the office in Aberdeen, South Dakota, which is far from nearly every reservation in the region.
The Spirit Lake Nation signed a self-governance compact to run the Spirit Lake Health Center in Fort Totten, North Dakota.
Strangers I do not know who have never spoken to me before decided to use my good name to viciously attack one of our own.
A total of 29 warrants were cleared as the defendants were rounded up on various federal, tribal and state charges.
The 'Fighting Hawks' name was chosen through an online poll of students, alumni, employees and other interested parties.
Even the most horrid drug dealers in non-tribal society are not divested of their American citizenship and identity when convicted for drug dealing.
We may never be the Fighting Sioux again, but most UND alumni, students, fans and people from around the entire state feel we must honor the Sioux people for their past gift and include them in picking a new name.
Family and friends are looking for information following the death of Joe Charboneau last week.
The bill requires background checks of all adults in a home where foster children are placed.
I, for one, am a proud Dakota Sioux and a very proud Fighting Sioux supporter as are many, many other members of the Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe.
Writer was adopted out of the Spirit Lake Nation.
Newspaper says only the Spirit Lake Nation can change the way children are treated on the reservation:
Chairman Leander R. McDonald is among the witnesses.
Several children have died on the reservation in recent years.
Richard LaFuente will seek to overturn his conviction with the help of the Minnesota Innocence Project.
Tribal and federal authorities are investigating the death of an infant on the Spirit Lake Nation in North Dakota.
About 40 homes on the Spirit Lake Nation in North Dakota went without water due to frozen pipes.
The Spirit Lake Nation of North Dakota has a new chief judge for its tribal court system.
A woman from the Spirit Lake Nation of North Dakota was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison in connection with the death of a two-year-old girl.
The Spirit Lake Nation of North Dakota is holding a recall hearing on Friday for Secretary-Treasurer Nancy Greene-Robertson.
CNN reports on the epidemic levels of child abuse and child sexual assault on the Spirit Lake Nation of North Dakota.
The Spirit Lake Nation of North Dakota won't be holding a recall election on Friday after all.
The Spirit Lake Nation of North Dakota will hold another recall election for a council member after the first one resulted in a tie.
A federal jury convicted a 20-year-old man on Monday for the murders of two children on the Spirit Lake Nation in North Dakota.
A federal jury is debating the fate of a man who is accused of murdering two children on the Spirit Lake Nation in North Dakota.
Closing arguments are expected today in the trial of a man who is accused of murdering two children on the Spirit Lake Nation in North Dakota.
The father of two children who were murdered on the Spirit Lake Nation of North Dakota took the stand on Monday and disavowed a confession that he gave to the FBI.
The father of two children who were murdered on the Spirit Lake Nation of North Dakota tried to take the blame for their deaths.
Leander McDonald said he will take over as chairman of the Spirit Lake Nation of North Dakota this week.
Leaders of the Spirit Lake Nation of North Dakota are asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by ousted chairman Roger Yankton.
A 20-year-old man is going on trial for the murders of two siblings from the Spirit Lake Nation of North Dakota.
The Spirit Lake Nation of North Dakota has hired a new social services director.
The Spirit Lake Nation of North Dakota says the drinking water on the reservation is safe despite complaints from some residents.
A judge for the Spirit Lake Nation of North barred disputed chairman Roger Yankton from entering tribal offices or contacting tribal council members.
The Spirit Lake Nation and Benson County will sign a lease to bring social service workers to the tribe's reservation in North Dakota. More than 90 percent of the county's...
Newspaper calls on Spirit Lake Nation of North Dakota to strengthen its court system.
Founder of Christian Alliance for Indian Child Welfare claims Indian Child Welfare Act hurts Indian children.
The Spirit Lake Nation of North Dakota is without a leader after a tribal appeals court kept Chairman Roger Yankton out of office.
Roger Yankton was sworn in as chairman of the Spirit Lake Nation of North Dakota on Wednesday but a ruling from a tribal court of appeals blocked him from office.
Roger Yankton has been reinstated as chairman of the Spirit Lake Nation in North Dakota.
Tobias Rushing and Robert Moddelmog of Lakota People’s Law Project refute criticism of Indian Child Welfare Act.