Sisseton-Wahpeton


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Sis·se·ton-Wah·pe·ton

(sĭs′ĭ-tən-wô′pĭ-tn)
n. pl. Sisseton-Wahpeton or Sis·se·ton-Wah·pe·tons
A member of a Native American people of the Santee branch of the Sioux with a present-day population in North and South Dakota.
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Theron is an enrolled member of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate in North and South Dakota; he has over twenty-five years of experience in the Tribal gaming industry and worked his way up from the front-line through executive management and regulatory management in multiple gaming operations across Indian Country.
Speaking at the annual Clinton Global Initiative America meeting in Chicago, representatives from the Cheyenne River, Oglala, Crow Creek, Rosebud, Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate, and Yankton Sioux tribes said that the planned development would generate between one and two gigawatts of power annually and could pour as much as $3 billion into South Dakota%s economy.
Brummel has since served in positions with several tribal peoples, including the Sisseton-Wahpeton Tribe in South Dakota, Anishinaabe people in Minnesota, and then the Turtle Mountain Band, with whom she worked from 2003 until she joined her order's leadership council in 2008.
The degrees, in elementary education, business administration and criminal justice, are the result of the college's five-year plan to meet the needs of its five governing tribes: Three Affiliated Tribes of Fort Berthold, the Spirit Lake Tribe, the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians.
The Land is Your Mother, released in 1982, revealed his ever-growing connection to his own Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota heritage and concern for the plight of indigenous peoples worldwide and the earth itself.
The people are Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota, who went there from Minnesota after the Minnesota Uprising of 1862.
For example, from our interviews we learned that the Sisseton-Wahpeton RSI served the 1,000-square-mile Lake Traverse Reservation; the Wind River RSI served the Wind River Indian Reservation, which is more than 17,000 square miles; and the Navajo Nation RSI, which spanned Arizona, Utah, New Mexico, and Colorado, served an area of about 25,000 square miles.
For example, the inspector general noted that in the Sisseton-Wahpeton jail in South Dakota, juvenile offenders were placed in a locked hallway with no restroom facilities or beds and inmates were handcuffed to the chairs in order to prevent escapes.
The Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux Tribe are on the Lake Traverse reservation which is located in the northeastern corner of South Dakota.
The state has withdrawn its approval of a two-year nursing program offered at Sisseton-Wahpeton Community College, saying too few graduates have passed national certification exams.
Skjonsberg, a descendant of the Sisseton-Wahpeton tribe, has worked with the nine tribes of South Dakota for the past several years, based in Norwest Mortgage's Pierre, South Dakota, branch.
OTCBB:VCTY), the provider of the Digital Entertainment System (DES(TM)), the new solution for interactive delivery of video and other digital content to end users on demand, today announced that the Company has signed a Letter of Intent ("LOI") with the South Dakota-based Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation.