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Visit to Standing Rock Reservation and the North Dakota Tribal Consultation

April 25 & 26, 2012

Deputy Attorney General James Cole visited the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota on April 25, 2012. On April 25, Deputy Attorney General Cole met with students at Standing Rock High School. On April 26, he delivered the keynote address at the 2nd Annual Tribal Consultation Conference hosted by Tim Purdon, the U.S. Attorney for the District of North Dakota.

From left - Standing Rock High School Drum Group performs "Honoring Song" as Deputy Attorney General Cole, U.S. Attorney Tim Purdon and Assistant U.S. Attorney Gary Delorme look on.
Deputy Attorney General Cole speaks to Standing Rock High School students and faculty on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 in Fort Yates, N.D.
Standing Rock High School Students listen as classmate Jeremy Silva asks questions of Deputy Attorney General Cole during the tribal youth event on Wednesday.
Standing Rock High School Senior Kitt St. John was one of several students who asked questions about public safety, civil rights and education, among other topics.
From left Deputy Attorney General Cole, Assistant U.S. Attorney Gary Delorme and U.S. Attorney Tim Purdon at the recreated Mandan Village at the Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park on the road between Standing Rock and Bismarck, N.D.
Mandan ceremonial house at the recreated Mandan Village at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park
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The United Tribes Technical College Honor Guard opens the 2nd Annual U.S. Attorney's Tribal Consultation Conference with a presentation of the colors while the Wise Spirit Singers, the United Tribes Technical College Campus Drum group performs.
The United Tribes Technical College Honor Guard opens the 2nd Annual U.S. Attorney's Tribal Consultation Conference with a presentation of the colors while the Wise Spirit Singers, United Tribes Technical College Drum group performs.
 
U.S. Attorney Tim Purdon speaks about "One Year in Indian Country" at the Tribal Consultation Conference in Bismarck, N.D.
Deputy Attorney General Cole delivers remarks to the Tribal Consultation Conference in Bismarck, N.D. Over 150 people, from tribal leaders, law enforcement and victim services personnel, among others, attended the one-day event at the United Tribes Technical College.
 
Bureau of Indian Affairs Special Agent in Charge Mario Red Legs speaks to the 2nd Annual U.S. Attorney's Tribal Consultation Conference. Seated at table are Jennifer Keenan, FBI-Minneapolis Division Assistant Special Agent in Charge and U.S. Attorney Tim Purdon.
   
Photo Credit: Wyn Hornbuckle for the Department of Justice

 

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