'The Cheyenne Story: An Interpretation of Courage' starts from the first days after the Battle of the Little Big Horn in 1876.
After an end-of-year push that saw Indian Country's legislative agenda gain widespread attention thanks to a presidential tweet, more pro-tribal bills are being teed up for action on Capitol Hill.
Zonnie Gorman, a historian and daughter of an original Navajo Code Talker, will share her experiences at Montana State University.
As agricultural commodity prices suffer in President Donald Trump’s multi-fronted trade war, Montana farmers have received at least $114 million in payments in 2019.
An Indian Health Service dispute has escalated with a lawsuit and a prominent citizen of the Blackfeet Nation accusing the federal agency of putting the lives of his fellow people at risk.
After more than a century of efforts, the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians is on the cusp of federal recognition.
Sens. Steve Daines and Jon Tester announced the introduction of a long-awaited bill that would settle a century-old dispute over water rights between the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and the state and federal governments.
Grizzly bear management remains a political, environmental and social minefield in Montana.
Loren BirdRattler, a Blackfeet citizen who coordinated the country’s first in-house indigenous agricultural resource management plan, has been appointed the Montana State University Katz Endowed Chair in Native American Studies.
The presidential candidate who paid the most attention to Indian Country is calling it quits.
Appearing in public with President Donald Trump can be toxic. How did it go for the tribal leaders who met with him at the White House?
He didn't offend anyone. He didn't brag about himself. He didn't lash out at his opponents. He was just the president, among a group of tribal leaders.
Through two top cabinet officials, the Trump administration has signaled its support for a proposed settlement of the reserved water right claims of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.
Plans for the 25,000-square-foot American Indian Hall at Montana State University are moving forward.
A lawsuit in federal court challenges the proposed expansion of the Rosebud Coal Mine in Montana.
Calling the purchase of coal mines 'disrespectful' to the Navajo Nation, President Jonathan Nez is pulling the tribe's financial backing.
Growing up on the Flathead Reservation, Shane Morigeau experienced the depredations of predatory insurance and securities scams on the sick, the poor, and the systemically marginalized.
Montana State University has launched a planning initiative that will involve Montana tribes in a 'true equitable partnership' during every step of research that involves Native entities.
Two tribal representatives pulled out of a new Missing Indigenous Persons Task Force in Montana due to the state's defense of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
The University of Wyoming College of Law is hosting two public events focusing on water contamination on one reservation and and a treaty rights case recently decided by the Supreme Court.
The Trump administration is being pressed to remove protections for the grizzly bear, an animal held sacred by numerous tribes.
Montana State University will commemorate Indigenous Peoples Day 2019 with a series of educational and cultural events throughout October.
What wilderness advocates and members of the Crow Tribe called a 'nightmare' scenario in Montana’s Crazy Mountains appears to be coming true, and sooner than they thought.
As we dwell upon death, especially the untimely loss of dear friends and loved ones, we must also focus upon life.
Montana’s Indian Country is in the midst of an epidemic of missing and murdered indigenous people, mostly women and girls.
I have been to Crow Fair many times, but not on foot, wearing cowboy boots. It is a long stretch and after a while, all the camps look alike.
From Amy Klobuchar's 'I care' moment to Steve Bullock's defense of the Indian Child Welfare Act, here's a recap of what you might have missed.
To me, a great blessing is an old cowboy, Tom Ford, now 91 and blind.
The Mountain Crow Relay Team from Montana has returned to the circuit in a big way.
A partnership between Montana State University’s Department of Native American Studies and the Blackfeet Nation received a grant valued at $2 million to support sustainable agriculture for the Piikani people.
Montana Democrats got a political reality check at their rules convention.
Indian horseback riders, men, women and children, have returned to ride the Greasy Grass like their ancestors before them.
Federal recognition, tribal homelands and compensation for Native Americans exposed to uranium await further action in the nation's capital.
June 25, 2019, marked the 143rd anniversary of the Battle of the Little Big Horn, aka Custer’s Last Stand or the Fight at the Greasy Grass, depending upon who is describing it.
Legislation to extend federal recognition to the Little Shell Tribe has cleared both chambers of Congress but there's still more work to be done.
Federal recognition for the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians has been included in a 'must pass' bill.
L. Jace Killsback, a former president of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, has pleaded guilty to federal fraud and conspiracy charges.
The Keystone XL Pipeline will lead to habitat destruction on the Great Plains, one scientist warns.
It only took 194 days for the Supreme Court to issue one sovereignty decision. Where's the other one?
The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe is sending a strong but simple message to the developers of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
After a blockbuster season in which tribal treaties have been front and center, it looks like the Supreme Court is taking a little break from Indian Country.
A bill that changes the definition of 'wild bison' could hurt tribal treaty rights, Montana's governor says.
The Crow Nation of Montana wants a say in the future of the Crazy Mountains, a range that shaped the history of the tribe and the West at large.
On June 25, 1876, a large contingent of Sioux, Northern Cheyenne, a few Arapaho, Mandan-Hidatsa, Arikara and one sole Southern Ute were hunting on the Little Big Horn in Montana.
Tribal sovereignty is always a court ruling away from being reduced, perhaps one day, even eliminated.