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Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Chippewa Cree Tribe rejects order to reinstate ousted leader (05/04)
Chairman Ken St. Marks was the victim of retaliation, according to the Interior Department, but rival leaders won't be bringing him back on board.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Leaders of Northern Cheyenne Tribe slammed (05/04)
Don Shoulderblade severely scolded the Northern Cheyenne Tribal Council for poor attendance, job performance and selfishness.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Tribes seek consultation on status of Yellowstone grizzly bear (05/01)
Tribes in Montana, Wyoming and Idaho are worried about the potential removal of the bear from the protections of the Endangered Species Act.

Filed Under: Education | Politics
Leaders of Fort Peck Tribes vote to banish school superintendent (05/01)
Council members said the local official has not been responsive to the needs of the community.

Filed Under: National
Crow Tribe to use $1.2M grant to establish veterans cemetery (04/30)
The Apsaalooke Veterans Cemetery in Crow Agency ensures that tribal veterans will be buried close to home.

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: Opinion
Clara Caufield: Off-reservation Cheyenne need a voice with tribe (04/30)
Over the past 40 years, I have also lived off the reservation many times for years at a stretch, always returning in sort of a love-hate relationship.

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Chippewa Cree Tribe ordered to pay $648K to ousted chairman (04/29)
Ken St. Marks has won three elections but has repeatedly faced retaliation from his fellow council members.

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 | Law | National
Native Sun News: Tribes take DOI to task over grizzly bear policy (04/22)
In a strongly worded letter, the Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council has voiced misgivings about the impartiality of Christopher Servheen in any proposed tribal consultation process over the government’s controversial delisting of the Yellowstone grizzly bear.

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Guilty pleas and sentences for Chippewa Cree Tribe corruption (04/20)
The former president of Stone Child College and her husband pleaded guilty to federal income tax fraud.

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Lakota Country Times: Sen. Tester pushes for tribal college funds (04/17)
At time when Indian Country’s allies are few and far between, Senator John Tester (D-Montana) is going to bat for tribes and asking congress to provide more funding for tribal colleges.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Senate field hearing focuses on tribes and coal (04/16)
Calling it 'historic,' Senator Steve Daines, (R-Mont.), chaired a field hearing of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs on the Crow Reservation on April 8.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Millions of Native Americans wait on health care (04/15)
The best case for Medicaid expansion in Alaska is being delivered by Valerie Davidson.

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Idaho and Oregon clash over Chief Joseph statue at US Capitol (04/13)
The governor of Idaho is staking a claim to the Nez Perce leader while Oregon considers him as its representative in the National Statuary Hall in Washington, D.C.

Filed Under: Education | National
Native Sun News: Troubled reservation school work back on track (04/13)
If all goes as planned under new approach to a Lame Deer Elementary School expansion project funded by Impact Aid, students at Northern Cheyenne will start next school year in new classrooms.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Crow Tribe maintains right to hunt on off-reservation treaty land (04/09)
The state of Wyoming is citing a U.S. Supreme Court decision from 1896 as justification for pursuing tribal members who hunt on ceded lands.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
Senate Indian Affairs Committee talks coal at hearing in Montana (04/09)
The Crow Tribe is just one of three in Indian Country that develops its coal resources.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Opinion: Partisan bickering threatens tribal progress in Montana (04/09)
As we enter the closing weeks of this legislative session, legislators will have a choice in how Native Americans in Montana reflect on the work of their lawmakers. Will they see this session as one of missed opportunities and partisan obstruction?

Filed Under: Opinion
Clara Caufield: Remembering the homecoming of Chief Little Wolf (04/09)
On a cold spring day, April 1, 1879, Chief Little Wolf and 114 fellow Northern Cheyenne reached the Elk River (the Yellowstone) near present day Miles City, Montana.

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