FORT YATES

Billy Ray Cyrus And Mark Ruffalo Encourage Tribal Voting In Belcourt

Mark Ruffalo & Billy Ray Cyrus in Belcourt, North Dakota BILLY-RAY-TWEET BELCOURT, N.D. — A packed house showed up Sunday for another tribal “Stand-N-Vote” event featuring Billy Ray Cyrus and Mark Ruffalo. The stars performed in front of 1,400 people and encouraged the tribal community in Belcourt to vote in the midterm elections. Cyrus tweeted, “This was one of the most…

Sister Says Her Brother Was The One Shot By Officers Last October

George "Ryan" Gipp Jr. Was Killed By Bureau of Indian Affairs Officers

FORT YATES, N.D. — The sister of a man shot dead after a confrontation with officers on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation has identified the victim. Lacey Gipp says 35-year-old George “Ryan” Gipp Jr. was the man killed by Bureau of Indian Affairs officers. He was shot on October 23 near Fort Yates. The FBI has said BIA officers responded…