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Filed Under: Environment | National
Blackfeet Nation to honor Sen. Tester for sacred site support (06/25)
The tribe is trying to protect the Badger-Two Medicine Area from energy development.

Filed Under: Politics
Blackfeet Nation man announces bid for House seat in Montana (06/24)
James St. Goddard, a former vice chair of his tribe, is running as a Democrat.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Muckleshoot Tribe hosts season opener for Indian horse races (06/23)
The Carlson team team from the Blackfeet Nation in Montana took home the top prize in the Indian relay.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Judge questions delay in drilling on Blackfeet Nation sacred site (06/17)
The tribe isn't a party to a lawsuit that could lead to energy development in the Badger-Two Medicine Area in Montana.

Filed Under: Opinion
Phil Drake: Mayor should be able to keep Blackfeet Nation feather (06/12)
I felt some sadness the other week when the mayor called me and said he had to return the eagle feather to the Blackfeet Nation that he was given at a Memorial Day ceremony.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Judge to hear arguments in Blackfeet Nation sacred site dispute (06/09)
An energy company has been trying to explore for oil and gas in the Badger-Two Medicine Area in Montana since the 1980s.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Mayor forced to return gift of eagle feather to Blackfeet Nation (06/01)
The tribe had given the feather to Mayor Michael Winters of Great Falls during a Memorial Day ceremony.

Filed Under: Business
USDA sends $125K to Indian economic development corporation (05/27)
The Native American Community Development Corporation, based on the Blackfeet Nation in Montana, will use the money to spur small business in Indian Country.

Filed Under: National
Blackfeet Nation adds 162 names to Montana veterans memorial (05/26)
The tribe now has a designated spot for its warriors at the Montana Veterans Memorial.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Audio from Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on water (05/20)
Lawmakers and witnesses stressed the need for tribal, state and federal parties to work together to resolve long-standing water rights claims.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Blackfeet Nation rebuilds relationships after leadership spat (05/15)
The tribe now has a functioning council and is working to address pressing issues like sacred sites and water rights.

Filed Under: Law
Judge imposes long sentence for Montana reservation death (04/30)
A Blackfeet Nation man was sentenced to 60 years for the death of a member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Blackfeet Nation launches campaign to ban drilling at sacred site (04/23)
The tribe is calling on Congress and the Obama administration to cancel 18 drilling leases in the Badger-Two Medicine Area.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
Blackfeet Nation opposes energy development on sacred lands (03/30)
Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana) is backing the tribe's efforts to cancel oil and gas leases in the sacred Badger-Two Medicine Area.

Filed Under: Education | Sports
Basketball coach from Montana burns sweet grass before game (03/17)
Larry Krystkowiak grew up near the Blackfeet Nation and shares a part of that history with his players.

Filed Under: Cobell | Politics
Bill to create day to honor late Elouise Cobell stalls in Montana (02/25)
Western Native Voice said supporters will look for other ways to advance the measure.

Filed Under: Opinion
Harry Barnes: Blackfeet Nation counts coup in trip to US Capitol (02/05)
Because of our meltdown last year, there are a lot of doubters out there that have dismissed the Blackfeet.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Blackfeet Nation denies political motive in arrest of ex-leader (11/26)
Shannon Augare, a former council member and outgoing state lawmaker, was cited for DUI, eluding an officer and speeding.

Filed Under: Law
Final person sentenced in theft from Blackfeet Nation program (10/23)
Gary Joseph Conti received the harshest punishment among the six people who were convicted.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Blackfeet actress Misty Upham found dead after going missing (10/17)
The 32-year-old actress had gone missing from a relative's home on the Muckleshoot Reservation earlier this month.

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