Thursday, July 16, 2020

Tag: North Dakota

Native American voters get boost in North Dakota

After a lengthy legal fight, state and tribal officials reach settlement over ID law

Did North Dakota regulators hide an oil and gas industry spill...

“I am disgusted with how state officials and city council members view these threats and deem it acceptable to potentially harm human health.”

Marijuana legalization continues to be a statewide issue after midterm elections

"Our caution has to do with the particular way marijuana legalization has occurred in the U.S.: at the ballot box."

North Dakota’s Native Americans surged to the polls amid disenfranchisement fears

The effort followed a U.S. Supreme Court decision last month that allowed state voter identification requirements to go into effect for the general election.

Federal judge won’t block voter ID law that strips Native Americans...

The decision means that potentially thousands of Native Americans will not be able to vote in the upcoming elections.

Backlash over North Dakota voter ID law could rally Native Americans

Tribes – with celebrity help – are mobilizing members ahead of midterms.

Ari Berman: Republicans in North Dakota are attempting to disenfranchise thousands...

The law could make a difference in the close race between Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp and her Republican challenger Kevin Cramer.

North Dakota pipeline spills thousands of barrels of produced water, cause...

"We want to get it taken care of as quickly as possible."

Body of Olivia Lone Bear found in N. Dakota as native...

Her disappearance has sparked renewed attention to the disproportionately high rates of disappearance, rape and murder of Native American women across the United States.

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