TURTLE MOUNTAIN BAND OF CHIPPEWA

Anna Johnson Joins Race For Fargo City Commission

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Anna Johnson is making a run for Fargo City Commission. Johnson previously served for three years on the city’s Native American Commission. She is an enrolled member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa. Johnson says she believes in “serving Fargo’s diverse community of working-class families”. There are around half a dozen candidates in the race…

Two tribes challenging North Dakota redistricting plan

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR-KFGO) A lawsuit was filed in federal court by two North Dakota Indian tribes, challenging the legislative map drawn in last year’s redistricting plan. The Spirit Lake Tribe and the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians say that the new boundaries dilute the voting rights of Native Americans which would be a violation of the Voting Rights Act…