Governance

Chief and Council 2016 – 2018

December 6, 2016

Chief and Council 2016 – 2018 Chief Vincent Tacan Chief Vincent Tacan was born and raised at Sioux Valley Dakota Nation.  At age 18, he began working in the trades as a welder, and moved […]

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SVDN Stats Sheet

May 19, 2016

Sioux Valley Dakota Nation, Band #290 Reserves: Fishing Station 62A Sioux Valley Dakota Nation Registered Population: 2,557 total 1,392 on own reserve 85 on other reserves 1,080 off reserve Governance: Sioux Valley Dakota Nation Governance […]

Governance

The Legend of The White Buffalo

May 18, 2016

Many years ago, the Seven Sacred Council Fires of the Dakota were gathered in an encampment, ravaged by famine. Two scouts were sent out by the camp to hunt for food in the area. While […]

Governance

Administration

May 18, 2016

Sioux Valley Dakota Nation Directory Sioux Valley Dakota Nation Administration Office:  204.855.2671 Sioux Valley Dakota Nation Governance Office:  204.855.2760 Sioux Valley School:  204.855.2536 Sioux Valley High School:  204.729.2770 Sioux Valley Health Center: 204.855.2690 Sioux Valley […]

Governance

Mission Statement

May 18, 2016

MISSION STATEMENT Mission Statement We the people of Sioux Valley Dakota Nation assert our sovereign rights, traditions, spiritual beliefs and faith in the Creator to protect, promote, preserve and maintain our distinct Dakota Nation, language, culture, natural […]

Governance

A Self-Governing Dakota Nation

May 18, 2016

Sioux Valley Dakota Nation Governance Office Historically, First Nations in Canada have been subject to the Indian Act and policies of the Department of Indian Affairs, which has led to detrimental impacts and interference with […]

Governance

SVDN Membership

May 18, 2016

Band Membership Requirements for Status Cards: Band # Letter from Band Membership of reserve approving Status card Camera available or you can provide your own picture Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday – Sioux Valley Dakota Nation Thursdays […]

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Business Development

May 18, 2016

Historically, the members of SVDN were recognized as successful agricultural entrepreneurs.  Interference with the Dakota economy through the Indian Act has restricted and impeded the development of Dakota businesses and entrepreneurs, but SVDN is committed […]