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spirit lake nation
April 30, 2014
North Dakota lawmakers say child welfare on Spirit Lake is a priority
North Dakota lawmakers say child welfare on Spirit Lake is a priority in light of the latest child death the reservation. An infant, approximately eight months old, was found dead last week in Tokio, on the Spirit Lake Nation. The BIA and the FBI are investigating the death. Senator...
April 30, 2014 - 8:08pm
April 25, 2014
Infant dead on Spirit Lake Reservation, FBI joins investigation
The body of an infant, approximately eight months old, was found on the Spirit Lake reservation. The death is the latest in a string of child deaths on the Spirit Lake in recent years. Investigators were called to the town of Tokio on Thursday, where the child's body was found. The...
April 25, 2014 - 3:24pm
April 11, 2014
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...
April 11, 2014 - 10:45pm
April 9, 2014
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...
April 9, 2014 - 4:06pm
April 2, 2014
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...
April 2, 2014 - 8:08pm
March 17, 2014
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. "We're trying to determine the circumstances surrounding his death," said Kyle Loven with the FBI. Few details have been released about the death. Loven says the agency is still...
March 17, 2014 - 5:47pm
December 3, 2013
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...
December 3, 2013 - 9:50am
November 8, 2013
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...
November 8, 2013 - 6:21pm
October 30, 2013
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...
October 30, 2013 - 8:24pm
October 29, 2013
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...
October 29, 2013 - 8:09pm
October 25, 2013
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...
October 25, 2013 - 6:11pm
October 24, 2013
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. "Native voices" honors the native american tradition of oral history by showcasing 150 interviews discussing how...
October 24, 2013 - 6:40pm
October 22, 2013
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. The four minute...
October 22, 2013 - 7:46pm
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...
October 22, 2013 - 11:53am
October 15, 2013
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. Unofficial results called in by Doug Longie report Clarice Brownshield wins with 180 votes to 169 for Shelly Luger. They will recount...
October 15, 2013 - 8:11pm