Tag Archives: South Dakota

Sen. Heitkamp speaks at U. South Dakota on MMIW


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ACLU to hire Native Justice Organizer in S.D.


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Article on Allotment-Era Literature and Cases on Tribal Jurisdiction and Reservation Diminishment

My article. “How Allotment-Era Literature Can Inform Current Controversies on Tribal Jurisdiction and Reservation Diminishment” was recently published in volume 82 of the University of Toronto Quarterly, in a special issue on law and literature. I looked at non-Native authored … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Ann Tweedy, legal history, Legislation, Research, Scholarship, treaty rights | Tagged , , ,

Fredericks Peebles Associate Attorney Job Posting


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Flawed NPR Ombudsman Report on SD ICWA Stories

Here. The network and the ombudsman, Edward Schumacher-Matos, who is paid to critique NPR’s news coverage, have split sharply over his findings. The series, which appeared in October 2011 on All Things Considered and was published on NPR.org, alleged that the state … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Kate E. Fort, ICWA | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

SD Tribes Discuss the Idea of Creating Tribal-Run Foster Care Systems

Following mounting anger over charges that the state has routinely and illegally placed Native American children with non-native foster parents, South Dakota tribes gathered Monday in Rapid City to discuss how they could form their own tribal-run foster care systems. … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Victoria Sweet, Child Welfare, ICWA | Tagged , | 1 Comment

NPR’s Coverage of the South Dakota Summit on Indian Children

Here. Federal officials met with South Dakota’s nine Sioux tribes on Wednesday for a historic summit in Rapid City. A year in the making, it was an effort to address long standing concerns over the high number of Native American … Continue reading

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NPR on ICWA in South Dakota

From tonight’s All Things Considered: here. This week, officials from the Crow Creek Sioux Nation and seven other tribes in the state sent an extensive report to Congress accusing South Dakota of systematically violating the federal Indian Child Welfare Act. … Continue reading

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Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and South Dakota Reach Agreement on Sex Offender Registry

The news article is here.

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Tribal and Federal Authorities Cooperate to Arrest 17 on Standing Rock

The article from the Bismarck Tribune is here. An excerpt: Besides the FBI and BIA, the U.S. Marshal’s Service, Homeland Security Investigations, Drug Enforcement Administration, Sioux County Sheriff’s Department and U.S. Parole and Pre-Trial Services also were involved in the … Continue reading

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