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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: Law
Former health executive from Chippewa Cree Tribe sentenced (10/23)
Fawn Patricia Ann Tadios was using tribal funds to visit her husband while he was in prison.

Filed Under: National
Native advocates come together to combat domestic violence (10/23)
The Montana Native Women's Coalition is hosting a conference in Billings.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
Crow Tribe seeks renewal of Indian Coal Production Tax Credit (10/23)
The tax credit expired in 2013 and the tribe says its revenues have taken a hit.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Janine Pease: Freshmen need our encouragement to succeed (10/13)
Underscoring the importance of freshman year in high school.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Early voting begins on reservations in Montana (10/10)
How interested are you in this election?

Filed Under: Cobell | National
Landowners on Crow Reservation learn more about buy-back (10/10)
The Crow Tribe hosted an outreach event to help people decide whether to accept offers.

Filed Under: Law | National
Indian inmates being sent to new detention center in Montana (10/09)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is paying a private company $70 per inmate per day.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
DOI sends $298M in offers to landowners on Crow Reservation (10/06)
Responses to the offers are due by November 21.

Filed Under: Education | National
Native Sun News: Montana schools observe Native American Day (10/03)
Friday, September 26 is recognized across Montana as Native American Heritage Day, a Day to recognize and celebrate Montana Native cultures, history and diversity.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: A lot stake for Native voters in Montana this year (10/02)
Montanans have long recognized the importance of the Native vote.

Filed Under: Law | National
9th Circuit bars use of tribal conviction in domestic assault case (10/01)
A tribal court conviction can't be used to prove an Indian defendant is a repeat domestic violence offender if the defendant wasn't provided with an attorney.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
Montana tribe expects a second round of Cobell buy-back offers (09/26)
Some $8.3 million in offers already went out to landowners earlier this month.

Filed Under: Law
Former chairman of Chippewa Cree Tribe to enter guilty plea (09/25)
Bruce Sunchild will plead guilty to theft and bribery charges.

Filed Under: Law | National
Six people indicted as Guardians Project continues in Montana (09/24)
A husband and wife at Rocky Boy's, along with a husband and wife and their two children from Fort Peck, are the latest to be snared by federal prosecutors.

Filed Under: Canada | Environment | National
Tribes from US and Canada sign historic treaty to protect bison (09/24)
The Buffalo Treaty was signed on the Blackfeet Nation in Montana.

Filed Under: Education | National
Clara Caufield: New Northern Cheyenne school still needs work (09/23)
In the last six months the Lame Deer Public Schools Board of Trustees, Administration and staff has had their hands full – dealing with an unfinished multi-million federally funded construction project to expand and improve that district's elementary school.

Filed Under: Politics
Clara Caufield: Northern Cheyenne Tribe heads into election (09/22)
Five seats on the council are up for grabs, with the primary on October 2 and the general election on November 4.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
Cobell settlement checks being cashed across Indian Country (09/19)
Overall, some 493,000 checks have been sent out to Indian beneficiaries.

Filed Under: Cobell | National | Politics
Sen. Walsh welcomes arrival of last Cobell settlement payout (09/18)
Walsh had co-sponsored a bill to speed up the release of the checks.

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