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Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to begin oil worker training

 

Last updated 1/19/2013 at 1:41pm



BISMARCK, ND—The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is training members to work in oil service fields. The Tribal Employment Rights Office already offers a 10-day oil rig training program. The last session had 24 graduates, The Bismarck Tribune reported.

“In order to enable them to get a foot in the door, so to speak, we put on these trainings,” Volney Fasthorse, the assistant director of the office, told the paper.

The tribe is now starting a heavy equipment operation training program. Rock, gravel and other materials generated during the program will be sold to provide funds for the effor...



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