American Indian reservation reaping oil benefits

Oil well roughneck Chuck Hale stands in front of the rig he works on in New Town, N.D., on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010. Hale a member of the Three Affilitated Tribes, worked in in other states before returning home to take a good paying oilfield job. (AP Photo/Will Kincaid) (AP Photo/Will Kincaid)

February 25, 2010 4:37:11 AM PST
An oil boom on American Indian land has brought jobs, millions of dollars and hope to long-impoverished tribal members who have struggled for more than a century on the million-acre Fort Berthold Indian Reservation.