Home / Tag Archives: Standing Rock Sioux

Tag Archives: Standing Rock Sioux

Task force looking into security, pipeline protesters’ clash

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A joint task force of North Dakota and federal officials is investigating a clash between Dakota Access pipeline protesters and private security guards earlier this month, a county sheriff announced Tuesday. The Morton County Sheriff’s Department is heading up the probe of the Sept. 3 incident on private land, after which private security guards and protesters ...

Read More »

Sioux tribe leader wants political help to halt oil pipeline

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe says he has contacted the White House and met with North Dakota’s senators in an effort to halt construction of a $3.8 billion, four-state oil pipeline. David Archambault II says he met Wednesday with North Dakota Sens. John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp to “express concerns” about the Dakota ...

Read More »

Sioux tribe to meet with fed official over pipeline concerns

MOBRIDGE, S.D. (AP) — Members of the Standing Rock Sioux plan to meet with a federal official later this week to express their concerns over a planned oil pipeline. The $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline planned by Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners would carry crude from North Dakota’s Bakken oil fields to Illinois. Tribal officials oppose it because they fear an ...

Read More »

Dakotas tribes to get $48M through contracts settlement

BISMARCK, N.D. — Tribes in the Dakotas are getting about $48 million through a nearly $1 billion settlement between the federal government and tribes across the country over underfunded federal contracts. Tribal colleges in the two states are getting an additional $7 million. The deal was announced last week by the Interior Department and leaders from the Oglala Sioux Tribe, ...

Read More »