BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS

Two people dead after Fort Totten stabbing

The FBI and the Bureau of Indian Affairs are working together on the case

FORT TOTTEN, N.D. (KVRR) — FBI responds to a fatal stabbing incident last night at a home on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation in Fort Totten, North Dakota. The bureau says multiple people were stabbed, including two who died. The FBI and the Bureau of Indian Affairs are working together on the case. They say there is no danger to the…

Family of Man Killed by BIA Agents File Wrongful Death Suit

Gipp's family is seeking unspecified damages.

BISMARCK, N.D.–The family of a man who was shot and killed by federal officers on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation has filed a wrongful death lawsuit. Thirty-five-year-old George “Ryan” Gipp Jr. was killed by two Bureau of Indian Affairs agents in October 2017. A subsequent investigation by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Nebraska cleared officers Raymond Webb and Gary Sandland…

Bureau of Indian Affairs Taking Over Olivia Lone Bear Investigation

Mother of Five Has Been Missing Since October 24, 2017

New Town, ND — The family of a missing North Dakota woman says the Bureau of Indian Affairs is taking over the investigation into her disappearance. Olivia Lone Bear has been missing from New Town for three months. The 33-year-old mother of five was last seen leaving a restaurant on October 24. A spokeswoman says Lone Bear’s family and the…

FBI: Suspect Dead After Being Shot by BIA Officers on Standing Rock Indian Reservation

FBI agents were called to the scene

  NORTH DAKOTA — The FBI says a suspect was shot dead after a confrontation with officers of the Bureau of Indian Affairs on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. BIA officers assigned to the reservation responded to a call of shots fired at a gas station Monday. After a short vehicle chase, officers tried to take the suspect into custody….