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Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Jay Daniels: A tribute to Crow basketball legend Elvis D. Old Bull (01/23)
A few years ago, I happened to be at an open men's basketball tournament in Billings, Montana.

Filed Under: Education
Yellowstone National Park starts transferring bison for slaughter (01/23)
Some animals were taken by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and the InterTribal Buffalo Council.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Native Sun News: Montana basketball legend gives back to youth (01/23)
In Indian Country, basketball is king and the players who serve that master are often treated like royalty and as local legends.

Filed Under: Law
Suspect in custody after shooting at off-duty CSKT police officer (01/21)
The officer tried to apprehend the man, who was wanted on an outstanding felony warrant.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Senate continues debate on bill to approve Keystone XL Pipeline (01/21)
Dozens of amendments have been filed so it looks like consideration might take a week or two.

Filed Under: Opinion
Clara Caufield: Run recalls days of horror for Northern Cheyenne (01/21)
This second week in January is when the Northern Cheyenne remember the Fort Robinson Breakout and Massacre, often simply called 'The Breakout' needing no further explanation to us.

Filed Under: National
Crow Tribe sponsors billboard proclaiming 'Jesus Christ Is Lord' (01/20)
Many tribal members practice a blend of traditional and Pentecostal beliefs.

Filed Under: Education | Law
Northern Cheyenne Tribe reaches settlement with Catholic school (01/19)
The St. Labre Indian School uses images of Indian children and of the reservation in fundraising pleas.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Treaty doesn't promise off-reservation water for tribes (01/19)
What is the origin of off-reservation claims?

Filed Under: Law | National
Fort Peck Tribes approve use of marijuana for medicinal purposes (01/19)
The council set a deadline of June 1 to draft new laws to regulate the drug.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Politics
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes push water compact (01/14)
The 1855 Treaty of Hellgate promises water on and off the reservation.

Filed Under: Opinion | Recognition
Editorial: Recognition overdue for Little Shell Chippewa Tribe (01/13)
Montana's U.S. senators seized the first day of the new congressional session to introduce a bill granting the tribe federal recognition at long last.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Ratify water compact with Salish and Kootenai Tribes (01/12)
Montana lawmaker argues for approval of a water compact with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.

Filed Under: Environment
Tribes in Montana and Wyoming oppose delisting of grizzly bear (01/09)
Tribes are worried about trophy hunting of the Yellowstone bear in Montana, Wyoming and Idaho.

Filed Under: Opinion
Clara Caufield: Northern Arapaho man works harder than most (01/08)
Usually columnists write about people with big names, however, often I am more impressed with ordinary people who often live extraordinary lives in a much understated way.

Filed Under: Recognition
Bill introduced to extend recognition to Little Shell Chippewa Tribe (01/07)
Sen. Jon Tester (D) and Sen. Steve Daines (R) will use their positions on the Senate Indian Affairs Committee to push for the bill.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne man named as under sheriff (01/06)
Newly elected Big Horn county Sheriff, Robert Simpson has made local history by appointing the first Northern Cheyenne tribal member, Bart Elliott to serve as his Under Sheriff.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics | Trust
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe hails land measure (12/31)
One hundred and fourteen years ago when the Northern Cheyenne Reservation was expanded. the federal government bought out non-Indian land owners, but overlooked 5,000 acres of railroad mineral rights.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Chief Cliff still an undeniably spiritual place in Montana (12/17)
Author Jaix Chaix explores the legends behind a sacred site overlooking Flathead Lake.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Controversial defense bill includes Northern Cheyenne Tribe deal (12/09)
The bill places land in trust for the tribe although property near sacred Bear Butte in South Dakota is no longer included.

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