Montana’s special election exposed voting challenges on a reservation
Native students walk out of recruitment event at University of Wyoming
South Dakota judge upholds continuation of Keystone XL Pipeline permit
Opponent of Washington Football Team name says the fight is not over
County commissioners approve opening a Family Dollar store in Whiteclay
Bill to allow public meetings on Indian lands made way to Oregon’s governor
Construction of state highway in Minnesota halted after human remains found
Randy Phelan, vice president of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, was among governors, mayors and stakeholders meeting with the Trump administration this week to discuss how to improve U.S. infrastructure, which included energy talks. The tribe has been working on oil and gas development for the last nine years. The reservation sits in the heart of Bakken oil and gas reserves. Phelan met with the president, vice president and senior administration officials at the White House.
Talks among Dakota elders, Walker Art Center officials and artist Sam Durant will result in the dismantling and burning of a controversial art installation. Officials with the renowned art center in Minneapolis delayed the grand re-opening of its outdoor sculpture garden scheduled for this weekend after Native community members voiced concerns the scaffolding piece emphasizes a painful history for the Dakota people.
A year after the abduction and death of a girl on the Navajo Nation, Congressional leaders are taking steps to ensure funding for the AMBER Alert system for tribal communities. Members of the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs heard comments from tribal leaders, law enforcement officials and others.