The Spirit Lake Tribe (in Santee Dakota: Mni Wakan Oyate, formerly known as Devils Lake Sioux) is a federally recognized tribe based on a reservation located in east-central North Dakota on the southern shores of Devils Lake.It is made up of people of the Pabakse (Iháŋkthuŋwaŋna), Sisseton (Sisíthuŋwaŋ) and Wahpeton (Waȟpéthuŋwaŋ) bands., consists of 1,283.777 km² (495.669 sq mi) of land area, primarily in Benson and Eddy counties.Smaller areas extend into Ramsey, Wells and Nelson counties. 2000 census, 4,435 members were living on the reservation but slightly more than 6,000 are estimated to live there currently. The largest community on the reservation is Fort Totten.According to the Bureau of Indian Affairs in 2011, the tribe had 6,748 enrolled members. The tribe has a written constitution and an elected government, with a chairman and tribal council. Located on the south shore of Devil's Lake, a closed-basin watershed, the reservation has suffered increasingly frequent episodes of flooding since the 1990s.The personal paperwork that allows you to drive in South Dakota is handled by SD Department of Public Safety (DPS).You'll have to visit a DPS licensing office in order to complete your transaction.South Dakota must be one of the best kid-friendly places on Earth. He’s hoping to stay on for just a few seconds, but everyone in the arena knows he could be tossed face first into the soft sand floor of the rodeo arena at any time. Kids just sit on a sheep and hang on until they tumble off.
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Since then tribal representatives have engaged with a multi-agency task force led by Federal Emergency Management Agency officials to develop a recovery plan.
It was published in 2010 and includes economic and cultural development goals in addition to strategies to combat the flooding.