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Native Spirit: Spirit Lake Traditional Court
The court system in Spirit Lake is about to see some huge changes. There's a new way to solve disputes in tribal court that doesn't involve standing before a judge.
Saturday, April, 12, 2014 - WDAZ - News

Administration for Children and Families Officials travel to Spirit Lake
Officials from the Administration for Children and Families, a federal agency under the Department of Health and Human Services, are on the Spirit Lake Nation today to try to figure out how to keep children safe on the reservation.
Wednesday, April, 09, 2014 - WDAZ - News

Child welfare on Indian reservations was topic of the day in Washington
The safety of children on the Spirit Lake Reservation was in the national spotlight Wednesday. The tribal chairman spent the day in Washington testifying in support of stricter standards for relative care and foster homes on reservations.
Thursday, April, 03, 2014 - WDAZ - News

"Native American Children's Safety Act" was introduced in Congress Thursday
The safety procedures regarding foster children on Native American reservations may soon be getting major improvements. The "Native American Children's Safety Act" was introduced in Congress on Thursday.
Friday, March, 28, 2014 - WDAZ - News

Sen. Hoeven introduces bill to help insure safety of foster children on Native American tribes
Senator John Hoeven introduced a bill to help ensure the safety of foster children on Native American tribes.
Friday, March, 28, 2014 - WDAZ - News

No new information released in the death of a 21-year-old man
It's been eleven days since a 21-year-old man was found dead in a home on the Spirit Lake Nation. The FBI and the BIA are investigating the case, but they have been quiet, releasing no new details.
Thursday, March, 27, 2014 - WDAZ - News

Red Cross providing water to Spirit Lake Nation after rural water line freeze
The American Red Cross will be supplying the Spirit Lake Nation with 75 cases of water due to frozen pipes in a rural water line.
Tuesday, March, 25, 2014 - WDAZ - News

FBI investigating death on Spirit Lake Reservation
The FBI was called out to Fort Totten early Saturday morning, after a 21-year-old man was found dead.
Monday, March, 17, 2014 - WDAZ - News

Grand Forks man becomes Spirit Lake chief judge
Joseph Morsette was sworn in Monday as chief judge for the Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe near Devils Lake. Morsette, 46, just left his job Friday at UND directing the Native Americans Into Law program, recruiting Indian students to the state’s only law school.
Tuesday, December, 03, 2013 - Grand Forks Herald - News

More law enforcement personnel coming to Spirit Lake Nation
The Office of Justice Services, part of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, is sending seven new law enforcement agents to the Spirit Lake Reservation.
Tuesday, November, 26, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Tribal members speak out about the embattled social services program
Tribal members on the Spirit Lake Nation got to speak their mind Wednesday about the tribe's embattled social services program. Several children have died on the reservation in the last few years.
Thursday, November, 21, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Tribal, County, State and Federal leaders discuss child safety issues on Spirit Lake Reservation
The troubling trend of children in danger on the Spirit Lake Nation has brought officials from around the region to meet in Fort Totten this week to tackle the issue together.
Wednesday, November, 20, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Native Spirit: Bison
The bison has always been a vital part of Native American culture and history and now there's a day dedicated to honoring the importance of the animal.
Saturday, November, 09, 2013 - WDAZ - News

News Spirit Lake Nation leaders making an effort to repair the tribe's Social Services system
New leaders on the Spirit Lake Nation are making an effort to repair the tribe's Social Services system, after several children have been killed or injured in the last several years. Tuesday they met with state leaders to find out ways to get more funding for the social services program.
Thursday, October, 31, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Clarise Brownshield sworn in as Fort Totten representative
A familiar figure is now the newest member of the Spirit Lake tribal council. Clarise Brownshield was sworn in as the Fort Totten representative Tuesday morningg, only five months after losing the seat in an election.
Wednesday, October, 30, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Spirit Lake recall election favors secretary
Spirit Lake Tribal Members gathered Friday for yet another recall election, the third on the reservation this year. Tribal Secretary Nancy Greene-Robertson's seat on the tribal council was at stake this time.
Friday, October, 25, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Traveling exhibit focuses on Native American health and wellness
Native American Health and Wellness is the focus of a national traveling exhibit that debuted Thursday at Cankdeska Cikana Community College on the Spirit Lake Nation.
Thursday, October, 24, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Child abuse issues on Spirit Lake Nation getting national attention
Child abuse issues on the Spirit Lake Nation are getting national attention thanks to a story that aired Monday night on CNN.
Wednesday, October, 23, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Tribal Secretary-Treasurer to face recall hearing
According to the tribe's website, linked here, the Spirit Lake Nation is holding a recall hearing for Tribal Secretary-Treasurer Nancy Greene-Robertson this Friday, October 25 at 10:00 am at the Spirit Lake Casino auditorium.
Tuesday, October, 22, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Unofficial results for Spirit Lake tribal council seat
Voters in Fort Totten are decided Tuesday who will take over the Spirit Lake tribal council seat formally held by tribal chairman Russ McDonald.
Wednesday, October, 16, 2013 - WDAZ - News

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