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Filed Under: Law
Another conviction from Chippewa Cree Tribe corruption probe (03/27)
A former Bureau of Land Management official is the latest to be ensnared in the ongoing case.

Filed Under: National
Appeals court rules against Crow Tribe in housing grant dispute (03/26)
The tribe was overpaid $1.2 million in federal housing funds and will have to repay the money.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Racist emails of former Montana federal judge to be preserved (03/26)
Richard Cebull sent 'hundreds' of racist messages, including some about Native Americans, but their contents haven't been publicly disclosed.

Filed Under: Business | Environment | National
Lummi Nation told Crow Tribe about impacts of coal terminal (03/23)
The Lummis oppose the export terminal but the Crows believe it could help their economy.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe targets BIA officer (03/20)
Officer Jose Valdez has been involved in two shootings and a beating since December 2013.

Filed Under: National
Fort Peck Tribes moving forward with troubled housing project (03/19)
Actor Brad Pitt promised 20 houses through his Make It Right foundation.

Filed Under: Recognition
Senate committee approves two federal recognition measures (03/19)
Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyoming), the chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, opposes legislative recognition.

Filed Under: Education | National
Joe Medicine Crow helps break ground on new Montana school (03/19)
Medicine Crow turned 101 last October and said he just keeps getting better.

Filed Under: Law
Authorities connect brawl in small city to reservation dispute (03/19)
Seven people have been charged in connection with a dispute that involved a running chain saw.

Filed Under: Law
Another guilty plea from Chippewa Cree Tribe corruption case (03/19)
A Bureau of Land Management employee engaged in contract work with the tribe will receiving his federal salary.

Filed Under: Law | National
Montana tribe pays respects to late attorney Evelyn Stevenson (03/18)
Stevenson worked for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes for more than 30 years and was known as an advocate for the Indian Child Welfare Act.

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: Law
Defendant disputes plea in Chippewa Cree Tribe corruption case (03/16)
The crime stems from the transfer of a vehicle worth $25,000 to the tribe's former chairman, who was sentenced last week.

Filed Under: Law
Four family members sentenced for theft from reservation town (03/16)
The town manager forged checks to herself and her family, stealing more than $132,000 in the process.

Filed Under: Business | National
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe starts business arm (03/16)
Recently, the Tribal Council decided to turn management of three tribal businesses over to a separate entity, the Northern Cheyenne Development Corporation.

Filed Under: Law | National
Tribes in Montana still looking at jurisdiction provisions in VAWA (03/13)
The Crow Tribe and the Chippewa Cree Tribe aren't ready but the Fort Peck Tribes are among the first in the nation to exercise authority over non-Indians.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Charles Kader: Amazing story of boxing champion Marvin Camel (03/13)
Camel described growing up as a multiracial Native youth on the Flathead Reservation as very difficult, with his greatest antagonists being his fellow tribal members.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics | Recognition
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules business meeting (03/12)
Two federal recognition bills, the IRRIGATE Act and the nomination of Jonodev Chaudhuri for the National Indian Gaming Commission are on the agenda.

Filed Under: Law | National
Fort Peck Tribes ready to exercise VAWA power over non-Indians (03/12)
The tribe made changes to its laws and court procedures to ensure compliance with the landmark federal law.

Filed Under: Law
Man sentenced for assault with chainsaw at Northern Cheyenne (03/12)
The victim suffered a cut on his face so deep that his teeth were visible, The Billings Gazette reported.

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