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Standing Rock casino sees recovery after pipeline protest

Finances at a casino run by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe are slowly improving, after facing a $6 million shortfall during the peak of the Dakota Access oil pipeline protest in February.

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10/6/2018

article ND tribe sells Camaro from drug case at auction
(North Dakota) -- An eye-catching Camaro forfeited from a drug trafficking case accounted for more than half the proceeds generated from a Standing Rock Tribal Court...
article Standing Rock Sioux Forming Volunteer Firefighter Program
(North Dakota) -- The Standing Rock Sioux tribe has formed a volunteer firefighter program, with a long-term goal of creating a full-time fire department on the...

9/29/2018

article Standing Rock Sioux Pledges Support for Pipeline Protests
(North Dakota) -- The American Indian tribe that's led opposition to the Dakota Access oil pipeline has formally pledged support for protests against pipeline...
article Before homes 'burned to the ground,' but now Standing Rock tribe finally getting fire department
(North Dakota) -- The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has used a federal grant to start a volunteer fire program. Last year, the tribe received a more than $260,000 grant from...

9/28/2018

article Before homes 'burned to the ground,' but now Standing Rock tribe finally getting fire department
(North Dakota) -- The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has used a federal grant to start a volunteer fire program. Last year, the tribe received a more than $260,000 grant from...

9/27/2018

article Standing Rock Sioux Pledges Support for Pipeline Protests
(North Dakota) -- The American Indian tribe that's led opposition to the Dakota Access oil pipeline has formally pledged support for protests against pipeline...

9/20/2018

article Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) to Host Award-winning Journalist Jenni Monet
(New Mexico) -- IAIA will host award-winning journalist Jenni Monet at 11:00 am, Friday, September 28, 2018, in the CLE Commons on the IAIA Campus — 83 Avan Nu Po...

9/17/2018

article Mennonite found guilty after protest at Standing Rock
(North Dakota) -- Dennis Lehmann has dedicated much of his life working for peace and justice. In February 2017, that dedication landed him in jail. A year and a half...

9/14/2018

article Standing Rock Sioux Tribe seeks grant to build Lake Oahe bridge
(North Dakota) -- The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is seeking $6.7 million in grant DOT money to research building a bridge across Lake Oahe at Fort Yates. The tribe...

9/8/2018

article New technology provides impetus for Lake Oahe bridge proposal
(North Dakota) -- The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is seeking a $6.7 million grant to delve into the possibility of building a bridge across Lake Oahe on the Missouri River...

8/31/2018

article Tribe to use Kyrie Irving donation for youth programs
(North Dakota) -- The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe will use money donated by Boston Celtics star Kyrie Irving for drug abuse prevention and youth programs. The All-Star...

8/27/2018

article Why Kyrie Irving’s Connection to the Standing Rock Sioux Matters
(South Dakota) -- Kyrie Irving is a wizard with the basketball in his hands. (If only he was a Wizard. He’s actually a member—sigh—of the Boston Celtics.) Off the court...

8/25/2018

article Kyrie Irving’s roots in the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, and his winding journey back
(North Dakota) -- Elizabeth Ann Larson Irving lies under a small patch of ground in the far corner of a tiny cemetery, tucked next to a pair of babies’ graves from...

8/24/2018

article 'LAKOTA. Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, my family.'
(South Dakota) -- Yesterday, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe welcomed Kyrie Irving and his sister, Asia, back into their community with a naming ceremony and celebration....

8/23/2018

article Celtics’ Kyrie Irving becomes ‘Little Mountain’ in traditional Lakota naming ceremony
(North Dakota) -- Boston Celtics star Kyrie Irving participated in a traditional Lakota naming ceremony Thursday morning, and was given the name “Little Mountain...
article Kyrie Irving goes through naming ceremony, called Little Mountain
(North Dakota) -- In an emotional naming ceremony, Boston Celtics star Kyrie Irving was given the Lakota name Little Mountain by the Standing Rock Sioux tribe Thursday....
article Standing Rock welcomes Irving 'home'
(North Dakota) -- Kyrie Irving was welcomed home on Thursday. The Standing Rock Reservation rolled out the red carpet for the star of the Boston Celtics at Prairie...

8/17/2018

article Kyrie Irving to be honored by Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in ceremony
(North Dakota) -- Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving will be honored by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in a ceremony on Thursday in North Dakota, the tribe said in a news...

8/14/2018

article Standing Rock receives $50K grant for strip mall design
(North Dakota) -- U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development approved grants for projects in three North Dakota communities. Among the recipients is the Standing...

7/30/2018

article School supplies, coats needed for Standing Rock
(South Dakota) -- Preparations and collections have begun for the annual Miami Valley Council for Native Americans’ school supply and winter clothing drive for Standing...

7/23/2018

article Man sentenced to 12 years in Standing Rock Reservation death
(South Dakota) -- A McLaughlin man has been sentenced to 12 years in federal prison in the death of another man on the South Dakota side of the Standing Rock Indian...

7/16/2018

article Dave Archambault II, Standing Rock Sioux Tribal leader during protest to stop the Dakota Access Pipe
(Australia) -- This public event is hosted by the Wangan and Jagalingou Traditional Owners Council and the UQ Human Rights Consortium, as part of an international...

6/13/2018

article McLaughlin man pleads not guilty in reservation child death
(South Dakota) -- A McLaughlin man accused of abusing and killing a child on the South Dakota side of the Standing Rock Indian Reservation has pleaded not guilty. Thirty...

5/30/2018

article Kyrie Irving's New N7 Sneakers Are a Homage to Standing Rock
(Oregon) -- For the second year in a row, Kyrie Irving's signature sneakers will be part of Nike's N7 collection. The Nike Kyrie 4 "N7" was shared on...

5/4/2018

article After two fires, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe waiting for structure fire units
(North Dakota) -- After a 58-year-old man was killed and a boy injured in a mobile home fire in Fort Yates Thursday, Standing Rock tribal chairman Mike Faith says it was...

4/19/2018

article Mark Trahant, Jodi Gillette Host “Standing Rock and the Media” Livestream
(North Dakota) -- Thousands of spectators are expected to attend the 48th annual UND Time Out Week and Wacipi. As part of the discussion during the activities are Indian...

4/18/2018

article Return to Standing Rock
(North Dakota) -- At the northern edge of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota, several dozen cars, trucks, and vans pulled over alongside Highway 1806 by...

3/15/2018

article Standing Rock students big hit in Washington
(Washington D.C.) -- In the beginning of 2016, thousands of people from all over the world stormed the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota to participate in...

3/9/2018

article Standing Rock students to perform in national talent show
(North Dakota) -- A group of students from the Standing Rock Indian Reservation will take the stage this weekend at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., to perform in...

2/21/2018

article Second person charged in theft from elder protection program
(North Dakota) -- A second person is accused of stealing money from an elder abuse prevention program on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. Federal prosecutors have...

2/19/2018

article Former Standing Rock program leader accused of embezzlement
(North Dakota) -- The former director of an elder abuse prevention program on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation is accused of embezzling more than $100,000.

2/18/2018

article Former Standing Rock program leader accused of embezzlement
(North Dakota) -- The former director of an elder abuse prevention program on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation is accused of embezzling more than $100,000.

1/24/2018

article Standing Rock schools infuse art into curriculum
(North Dakota) -- The walls of Standing Rock Elementary School and Standing Rock Middle School are lined with artwork and the sound of music reverberates from the...

1/13/2018

article Art invigorates participation at Standing Rock schools
(North Dakota) -- The walls of Standing Rock Elementary School and Standing Rock Middle School are lined with artwork and the sound of music reverberates from the...

1/12/2018

article The Spirit of Standing Rock on the Move
(Connecticut) -- People from more than 300 tribes traveled to the North Dakota plains to pray and march in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux. Back home, each tribe...

1/6/2018

article Standing Rock man sentenced for child abuse, other charges
(South Dakota) -- A judge says a South Dakota man convicted on child abuse, assault and child pornography charges on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation must serve...

12/28/2017

article Man dies in rollover near McLaughlin on Standing Rock reservation
(South Dakota) -- A man was killed Wednesday morning in a one-vehicle rollover east of McLaughlin, according to Tony Mangan, spokesman for the South Dakota Highway...

12/9/2017

article New Standing Rock Tribal Chairman Addresses Challenges
(North Dakota) -- Like many of his predecessors, new Standing Rock Tribal Chairman Mike Faith is aiming to combat the issues of unemployment, housing and drug abuse on...

11/21/2017

article Mother, Then-Boyfriend Sentenced in Reservation Child Death
(South Dakota) -- A mother and her then-boyfriend have been sentenced in the beating death last fall of a 5-year-old girl on the South Dakota side of the Standing Rock...

11/19/2017

article State board faces on second day more tough cases on teacher pay
(South Dakota) -- Rural South Dakota still has a teacher shortage despite a new funding formula intended to raise salaries, the top administrator for the McLaughlin...

11/14/2017

article New tribal chairman aims to empower members
(North Dakota) -- Like many of his predecessors, new Standing Rock Tribal Chairman Mike Faith is aiming to combat the issues of unemployment, housing and drug abuse on...

11/13/2017

article Veterans Day Observed Holiday Special – Photos of Veterans Standing Up for Standing Rock Last December
(North Dakota) -- More than three thousand veterans arrived at Standing Rock on the first weekend of December last year to support the water protectors who were there to...
article GVSU to host Standing Rock awareness event
(Michigan) -- Despite the biting cold wind blasting on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation last winter, the fire in the hearts of the hundreds of Native Americans...
article Native News Online Editor Levi Rickert to Lecture on Standing Rock at Grand Valley State University
(Michigan) -- As part of Grand Valley State University’s Native American Heritage Month events, Native News Online Editor Levi Rickert (Prairie Band Potawatomi...
article Standing Rock casino sees recovery after pipeline protest
(North Dakota) -- Finances at a casino run by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe are slowly improving, after facing a $6 million shortfall during the peak of the Dakota...

11/12/2017

article Q&A: Ousted Standing Rock Leader on the Pipeline Protest That Almost Succeeded
(North Dakota) -- Dave Archambault II led the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe through an emotional year and a half as the tribe and its supporters nearly stopped the Dakota...

11/11/2017

article Finances, visitorship looking up at Prairie Knights
(North Dakota) -- Finances at the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s Prairie Knights Casino are on the mend. Tribal Chairman Mike Faith said the tribe’s budget is...

11/1/2017

article Former Standing Rock Sioux official to appeal conviction
(North Dakota) -- A former Standing Rock Sioux official convicted of sexually abusing a girl says he will appeal. The Bismarck Tribune reports 55-year-old Robert Fool...

10/26/2017

article BIA fatally shoots suspect on Standing Rock Reservation
(North Dakota) -- The FBI says a suspect was shot dead after a confrontation with officers of the Bureau of Indian Affairs on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. The...

10/11/2017

article Mike Faith sworn in as Standing Rock Sioux Tribal chairman
(North Dakota) -- Last month Mike Faith unseated Dave Archambault as chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Wednesday he was sworn in in front of tribal members.

10/10/2017

article Teton Times: Standing Rock citizens secure injunction in constitutional dispute
(North Dakota) -- Citing the tribe’s traditions and customs, Chief Judge Michael Swallow granted an Injunction filed by the Long Soldier District to stop proposed...

10/9/2017

article Tribal leader sentenced to 30 years for sex abuse
(North Dakota) -- A former Standing Rock Sioux tribal leader has been sentenced to 30 years in sexually abusing a girl. Fifty-four-year-old Robert Fool Bear was...

9/30/2017

article Standing Rock community reacts to Wednesday’s election results
(North Dakota) -- The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has a new leader. Mike Faith defeated Chairman Dave Archambault in Wednesday's tribal election. Friday was a quiet...
article Standing Rock Sioux Tribe ousts Dave Archambault as chairman in election
(North Dakota) -- The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has a new leader. Tribal citizens elected Mike Faith as chairman on Wednesday with 63 percent of the vote, The Associated...
article Ghosts on the Great Plains: Sitting Bull, Buffalo Bill and the Battle for Standing Rock
(North Dakota) -- Some time ago, I learned about a strange and heartbreaking moment that had transpired outside Sitting Bull’s cabin while he was being...

9/29/2017

article Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Voted Out Of Office
(North Dakota) -- The chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe in North Dakota has been voted out of office, just about one year after the Dakota Access Pipeline...
article Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault II was unseated during the tribe's election Wednesday.
(North Dakota) -- Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault II was unseated during the tribe's election Wednesday. Archambault's fellow councilman...
article WASHINGTON TIMES: Standing Rock tribe votes out pipeline protest leader
(North Dakota) -- Dave Archambault II, the tribal chairman who urged activists to “stand with Standing Rock” against the Dakota Access pipeline, has been...

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