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Dakotas Tribal Leaders Pitching Pot As Economic Opportunity

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Marijuana companies in California and Colorado have tabbed prominent American Indian leaders from the Dakotas to help prod tribes across the nation into the pot business. 692 more words


Eighth Circuit Affirms Conviction of Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Member for Misapplication of Tribal Funds

Here is the opinion in United States v. Wanna.

An excerpt:

A jury convicted Charlene Wanna of misapplication of funds from an Indian tribal organization and aiding and abetting in violation of 18 U.S.C.

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Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Tribal Code Talkers Being Honored By Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) – American Indians who sent coded messages to shield U.S. military communications from the enemy during World Wars I and II are being honored later this month at the nation’s capital. 316 more words


MSU Press Book Announcement: Gwen Westerman's "Follow the Blackbirds"

Here. Gwen is a brilliant writer and thinker, and one of my favorite people. Buy her book.


In language as perceptive as it is poignant, poet Gwen Nell Westerman builds a world in words that reflects the past, present, and future of the Dakota people. 156 more words

Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Dakota Language Song - Nape Hdujaja

Video of a song in Dakota, “Nape Hdujaja,” which teaches basic words and phrases for handwashing. This video and song helps for learning basic words in a way that is memorable and applied to a real life activity. 44 more words

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