STANDING ROCK INDIAN RESERVATION, N.D. (AP) — As North Dakota residents resoundingly decided to scrap their flagship university's Fighting Sioux nickname, the response was far murkier in Sioux County — home to a tribe that had gone decades without staking a clear position on the divisive question.
Dave Kolpack, James Machpherson
, June 14, 2012
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Authorities say a drug trafficking case on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota and South Dakota is unique because it will be prosecuted in both federal and tribal courts.
FORT YATES, N.D. (AP) — Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Charles Murphy remains the tribe's leader after a seven-hour Tribal Council hearing on allegations that he acted improperly in making various personnel moves.
FORT YATES, N.D. (AP) — Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Charles Murphy is getting an opportunity before the Tribal Council to respond to allegations that he acted improperly in making personnel and departmental changes.
Saving UND's Fighting Sioux nickname from retirement seems almost impossible after a judge says he will not force a tribal vote on the issue.
Chief Judge William Zuger's ruling says that the Standing Rock Tribe has sovereign immunity from any lawsuit aimed at forcing a popular vote on UND's use the Fighting Sioux nickname.
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