SPIRIT LAKE SIOUX TRIBE

Spirit Lake Man Pleads Guilty to Assault of a Child

Hill admitted to assaulting a baby by hitting the baby with his fists and shoving the child into walls.

FARGO, N.D.–A Spirit Lake man pleaded guilty to an indictment charging him with assault resulting in serious bodily injury on Tuesday. 22-year-old Jonathan James Hill admitted to assaulting a baby by hitting the baby with his fists and shoving the child into walls. Hill is an enrolled member of the Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe and the Sisseton Wahpeton Sioux Tribe….

Tribe Sues North Dakota Over Voter ID Requirements

The lawsuit seeks to have the street address requirement ruled unconstitutional.

BISMARCK, N.D. —┬áThe Spirit Lake Sioux tribe is suing North Dakota over voting requirements. To cast a ballot, voters need identification with a provable street address , something that’s hard to come by on reservations. The state maintains everyone has a street address via the statewide 911 system, but the lawsuit filed Tuesday by the Native American Rights Fund and…