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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.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
Cobell settlement checks landing in Indian Country mailboxes (09/18)
From $869 to several thousand dollars, the checks are arriving across the country.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Fort Belknap Tribe detained state game warden for trespassing (09/16)
The tribal council passed a resolution that bars fish and game officers from crossing the reservation without consent.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne man beaten by BIA officer (09/15)
Mary Old Bear, mother of Arlyn Castro, is very angry. She reports that her son was recently beaten at the hands of a BIA police officer.

Filed Under: Cobell | National | Politics
Sen. Tester applauds approval of final Cobell settlement payout (09/12)
The chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee had been pushing for the payments to be sent out as soon as possible.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Nez Perce Tribe seeks update to historic trail from 1877 journey (09/11)
Chief Joseph led his people across Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Wyoming and Montana to avoid being forced onto a reservation.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
Cobell buy-back program includes base offer of $75 for interests (09/10)
One person's interest on the Flathead Reservation in Montana was appraised at just 52 cents so the base payment creates an incentive.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Chippewa Cree Tribe only receives 4.5 percent of loan revenues (09/10)
The company that provides the technology for the business reportedly receives 95.5 percent.

Filed Under: Education | National | Technology
Montana tribes receive $2M in grants for language preservation (09/09)
The Legislature created the Montana Indian Language Preservation Pilot Program last year.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Chippewa Cree Tribe was awarded $1.1M over payday loan deal (09/09)
The tribe's partner in an online loan business secretly funneled payments to three tribal members.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
DOI expands Cobell buy-back program to four more reservations (09/08)
Since the program started last winter, DOI has successfully concluded $103 million in transactions and has transferred nearly 265,000 acres to tribal governments.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Chippewa Cree Tribe sues online loan business partners for $13M (09/05)
The Chippewa Cree Tribe of Montana is accusing its partners in an Internet lending business of theft and fraud.

Filed Under: Education | National
Clara Caufield: Complaints hit Northern Cheyenne school official (09/05)
Lame Deer Public Schools, one of the lowest performing public schools in the State of Montana on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation is no stranger to controversy.

Filed Under: Law
Judge orders commitment for Crow Reservation murder suspect (09/03)
Sheldon Bernard Chase, 25, will remain under care while murder charges in the federal system remain on the books.

Filed Under: National
Clara Caufield: Northern Cheyenne Tribe spends $2.4M on property (08/29)
Over the past year, the Northern Cheyenne Tribal Council has ambitiously purchased significant real estate, land and buildings both on and off the Reservation.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
Gila River Indian Community to see $77.6M from Cobell buy-back (08/29)
Responses are due October 10, the Interior Department said in a press release.

Filed Under: Law | National
Energy boom linked to rise in human trafficking in Indian Country (08/29)
Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana) held a listening session on Thursday to discuss human trafficking in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
DOI extends $100M in Cobell buy-back offers on two reservations (08/28)
The offers went out to more than 4,000 landowners on the Gila River Indian Community and on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation.

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