Indian Country Today, Presidential forum is an opportunity for stronger federal-tribal relations August 18, 2019
An op-ed penned by Chairman Mark N. Fox on the importance of keeping Native issues in the forefront in political discussions, in honor of the rare presidential forum on Native American issues.

AP News, North Dakota Tribe defends its rights to minerals from state June 1, 2019
AP article describing the MHA Nation’s efforts to defend the tribes’ mineral rights to the Missouri River riverbed on the Fort Berthold Reservation.

Bismark Tribune, Fox: Support for tribal rights is an opportunity for more government partnership May 19, 2019
Chairman Mark N. Fox pens editorial on the MHA Nation seeking government-to-government collaboration in recognizing the tribes’ rights to the Missouri River riverbed.

Bismark Tribune, Lloyd Omdahl: First, land; next, buffalo; now oil June 23, 2019
In a Bismarck Tribune editorial, Lloyd Omdahl discusses the tragic history of Native American/US government relations, including the MHA Nation’s fight with the state of ND to secure mineral rights on its own land.

Infoforum, McFeely Mess podcast: White men up to their white men tricks in N.D. oil dispute July 8, 2019
Popular North Dakota podcast explores the MHA Nation’s rights to Missouri River riverbed minerals on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation.

NCAI, Urging the Department of the Interior to Complete Title and Mapping Work in the Missouri River Bed within the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation October 26, 2018
A resolution passed by NCAI urges the DOI to recognize MHA Nation’s historic and legal ties to the Missouri River bed on their reservation.

Bismarck Tribune, Federal regulators meet with industry, tribe to discuss flaring challenge April 25, 2018
Federal regulators who play key roles in oil and gas development on the Fort Berthold Reservation said they're working to streamline the permitting process to reduce natural gas flaring.


"The people of the MHA Nation have this belonging to that river. And so, if you read from Treaties to Executive Orders, there's always a full intention and recognition by the federal government that these people belong along the river, and with that river. It is essential to who they are." - MHA Chairman Mark Fox

"I never saw the bottomlands. I always heard my parents and grandparents talk about it as if it were a paradise. I'd much rather have that over what we were left with." - Calvin Grinnel, MHA Nation historian