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Supreme Court makes Indian Country wait for decision in closely-watched case
Supreme Court makes Indian Country wait for decision in closely-watched case (June 24, 2019)

Is the nation's highest court on Indian time? It sure looks like it, judging by the wait for a decision in a highly-anticipated case.


Supreme Court affirms sovereignty doctrine as wait continues in tribal case
Supreme Court affirms sovereignty doctrine as wait continues in tribal case (June 18, 2019)

It only took 194 days for the Supreme Court to issue one sovereignty decision. Where's the other one?


Native Sun News Today: Little Bighorn remains a big draw 143 years later
Native Sun News Today: Little Bighorn remains a big draw 143 years later (June 4, 2019)

On June 25, 1876, a large contingent of Sioux, Northern Cheyenne, a few Arapaho, Mandan-Hidatsa, Arikara and one sole Southern Ute were hunting on the Little Big Horn in Montana.


Clara Caufield: Remembering my old happy rez guard dog
Clara Caufield: Remembering my old happy rez guard dog (May 3, 2019)

This week was the first anniversary since Ms. Reilly went on to the last camp. She was thirteen in dog years.


Clara Caufield: Northern Cheyenne veteran celebrates 94th birthday
Clara Caufield: Northern Cheyenne veteran celebrates 94th birthday (February 21, 2019)

Melvin Small is one of the first Northern Cheyenne allottees and one of the two surviving Northern Cheyenne World War II veterans.


Creative Capital Awards include Indian Country art and cultural projects
Creative Capital Awards include Indian Country art and cultural projects (January 24, 2019)

Native artists, elders and playwrights are among the beneficiaries of $5 million in Creative Capital Awards.


Clara Caufield: How my grandpa taught me to become friends with living creatures
Clara Caufield: How my grandpa taught me to become friends with living creatures (January 24, 2019)

As promised, I am going to start writing more positive stories about the Northern Cheyenne.


Shutdown isn't slowing down Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations
Shutdown isn't slowing down Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations (January 17, 2019)

The partial closure of the federal government isn't preventing the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations from carrying out its mission.


Clara Caufield: Thank you for welcoming back this Cheyenne 'blabbermouth'
Clara Caufield: Thank you for welcoming back this Cheyenne 'blabbermouth' (January 16, 2019)

There are many good people on the Rez and so I think I will start writing about them.


Native Sun News Today: Tribes acquire land at sacred Bear Butte
Native Sun News Today: Tribes acquire land at sacred Bear Butte (January 14, 2019)

Members of the Northern Cheyenne, Southern Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes received a wonderful holiday gift that will benefit generations to come.


Supreme Court takes up another Indian law case with few on the horizon
Supreme Court takes up another Indian law case with few on the horizon (January 8, 2019)

The nation's highest court has delivered good news to tribes whose sovereign rights were being challenged.


Native Sun News Today: Northern Cheyenne Tribe heads back to the polls
Native Sun News Today: Northern Cheyenne Tribe heads back to the polls (December 4, 2018)

The Northern Cheyenne Tribe has to choose a new president and vice president after both officials resigned.


Landowners on Northern Cheyenne Reservation see $24 million in Cobell offers
Landowners on Northern Cheyenne Reservation see $24 million in Cobell offers (November 19, 2018)

The Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations has returned to the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in Montana.


Clara Caufield: Another Northern Cheyenne warrior passes on
Clara Caufield: Another Northern Cheyenne warrior passes on (November 14, 2018)

Tim Lame Woman, whose Cheyenne name was Night Bear, dedicated his life to his people.


Clara Caufield: Northern Cheyenne Tribe confronts new blood challenge
Clara Caufield: Northern Cheyenne Tribe confronts new blood challenge (October 30, 2018)

It has been extremely challenging to get information from the leaderless Northern Cheyenne Tribe.


Clara Caufield: Northern Cheyenne Tribe finds itself without leaders
Clara Caufield: Northern Cheyenne Tribe finds itself without leaders (October 17, 2018)

The Northern Cheyenne Tribe has often made history, but this week, we find ourselves in a new jam.


Supreme Court gains new member as Trump's shadow looms large in Indian cases
Supreme Court gains new member as Trump's shadow looms large in Indian cases (October 9, 2018)

Opposition in Indian Country wasn't enough to derail President Trump's controversial nominee to the Supreme Court.


Judge extends order against grizzly bear hunts near Yellowstone
Judge extends order against grizzly bear hunts near Yellowstone (September 14, 2018)

Tribes are battling the Trump administration over protections for the sacred grizzly bear.


Three tribes sign cooperative agreements for Cobell land program
Three tribes sign cooperative agreements for Cobell land program (September 4, 2018)

Three tribes stand to benefit from the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations, with two returning to the Cobell initiative for more offers.


Tribes win decision blocking grizzly bear hunts near Yellowstone
Tribes win decision blocking grizzly bear hunts near Yellowstone (September 4, 2018)

Environmental groups, tribes and individuals sued the federal government seeking to block the hunt, which was slated to take part in areas around Yellowstone National Park.


Prosecutors drop charges in fatal stabbing on Northern Cheyenne Reservation
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Prosecutors drop charges in fatal stabbing on Northern Cheyenne Reservation (June 26, 2018)

Federal prosecutors have dropped charges in connection with a fatal stabbing on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in Montana.


Supreme Court poised to take action on some major Indian law petitions
Supreme Court poised to take action on some major Indian law petitions (June 18, 2018)

The Supreme Court is almost finished with its current term, one in which Indian Country fared surprisingly well. But the drama isn't over yet.


Supreme Court delays action for ninth time in Indian Country violence case
Supreme Court delays action for ninth time in Indian Country violence case (June 5, 2018)

The Supreme Court has once again delayed action in an Indian Country violence case that few believe has a chance at being heard.


Supreme Court delays action yet again on Indian Country violence case
Supreme Court delays action yet again on Indian Country violence case (May 29, 2018)

The Supreme Court has had a busy few months dealing with Indian law cases but one petition seems to be troubling the justices a bit.


MSU News: Northern Cheyenne student lands prestigious Udall Scholarship
MSU News: Northern Cheyenne student lands prestigious Udall Scholarship (April 24, 2018)

A Montana State University student is one step closer to his goal of developing renewable energy projects for the Northern Cheyenne Tribe.


Northern Cheyenne Tribe returns ousted leader to office with new vote
Northern Cheyenne Tribe returns ousted leader to office with new vote (February 22, 2018)

L. Jace Killsback has returned to office as president of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe amid political and legal drama.


Northern Cheyenne Tribe schedules new election to replace ousted president
Northern Cheyenne Tribe schedules new election to replace ousted president (November 1, 2017)

The Northern Cheyenne Tribe plans to elect a new president after the council ousted Jace Killsback from his post.


President of Northern Cheyenne Tribe remains in office after disputed removal
President of Northern Cheyenne Tribe remains in office after disputed removal (October 13, 2017)

The relatively new leader of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe has been ousted by the council but he is refusing to leave office.


Northern Cheyenne Tribe praises efforts of two citizens in Las Vegas shooting
Northern Cheyenne Tribe praises efforts of two citizens in Las Vegas shooting (October 3, 2017)

Two citizens of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe are being hailed as warriors for helping the victims of a mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada.


Appeals court affirms conviction in Northern Cheyenne Tribe manslaughter case
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Appeals court affirms conviction in Northern Cheyenne Tribe manslaughter case (August 22, 2017)

A citizen of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe can be prosecuted by tribal and federal authorities for the same crime because they are separate sovereigns, a federal appeals court ruled.


Court upholds conviction in Northern Cheyenne domestic violence case
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Court upholds conviction in Northern Cheyenne domestic violence case (August 1, 2017)

A citizen of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe who was convicted of assaulting his common-law wife has lost an attempt to silence his victim.


Protections for Yellowstone grizzly bears lifted as tribes seek day in court
Protections for Yellowstone grizzly bears lifted as tribes seek day in court (August 1, 2017)

The Crow Tribe, the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe, the Northern Cheyenne Tribe and Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, along with tribal religious leaders, are fighting the Trump administration's decision to lift protections for Yellowstone grizzly bears.


Bureau of Indian Affairs officers can't be sued for arresting non-Indian in Montana
Bureau of Indian Affairs officers can't be sued for arresting non-Indian in Montana (July 12, 2017)

A non-Indian woman who contested the jurisdiction of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe has lost another lawsuit.


Northern Cheyenne Tribe challenges Trump administration on grizzly bears
Northern Cheyenne Tribe challenges Trump administration on grizzly bears (June 30, 2017)

The Northern Cheyenne Tribe is planning to sue the Trump administration for removing protections for grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park.


Northern Cheyenne Tribe won't touch coal deposit despite economic woes
Northern Cheyenne Tribe won't touch coal deposit despite economic woes (June 27, 2017)

Jobs are few and poverty is plenty but the Northern Cheyenne Tribe doesn't think coal development is the answer.


Northern Cheyenne Tribe hosts walk for missing and murdered sisters
Northern Cheyenne Tribe hosts walk for missing and murdered sisters (May 2, 2017)

The Montana tribe is observing National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls on May 5.


Original Americans Foundation sends fewer contributions to tribes
Original Americans Foundation sends fewer contributions to tribes (April 17, 2017)

The foundation donated nearly $1.6 million in its second year of operation, far less than the $3.7 million in the prior year.


Northern Cheyenne Tribe sues Interior Department over pro-coal policy
Northern Cheyenne Tribe sues Interior Department over pro-coal policy (March 29, 2017)

Chairman Jace Killsback said efforts to engage with Secretary Ryan Zinke on a government-to-government basis were ignored.


Clara Caufield: Northern Cheyenne Tribe comes together for health
Clara Caufield: Northern Cheyenne Tribe comes together for health (February 14, 2017)

The Northern Cheyenne 'Red Day' was designed to be an uplifting day of encouragement for all our people, focusing upon women who seem to suffer from the disease more often than men.


Native Sun News Today: Northern Cheyenne Tribe rounds up horses
Native Sun News Today: Northern Cheyenne Tribe rounds up horses (February 10, 2017)

Reminiscent of old western days, the Northern Cheyenne Tribe has been conducting a round-up of wild horses, clearing range near public roadways for safety reasons.


Native Sun News Today: School donates to Northern Cheyenne elders and youth
Native Sun News Today: School donates to Northern Cheyenne elders and youth (February 9, 2017)

Chief Dull Knife College language and cultural instructor Burt Medicine Bull and his students had the opportunity to gift tribal elders and children with warm blankets and coats donated by the Lippon School in Ohio.


Native Sun News Today: Northern Cheyenne Tribe gathers in prayer
Native Sun News Today: Northern Cheyenne Tribe gathers in prayer (February 7, 2017)

'This is a call for help,' said President L. Jace Killsback at the Day of Traditional Prayer at the Northern Cheyenne Tribal Chambers.


Native Sun News Today: Northern Cheyenne life span falling short
Native Sun News Today: Northern Cheyenne life span falling short (January 26, 2017)

The average American life expectancy is 78 while Northern Cheyenne’s is potentially 55.


Clara Caufield: Cheyenne mother keeps us together in tough times
Clara Caufield: Cheyenne mother keeps us together in tough times (January 24, 2017)

Mom, like so many matriarchs is still here to hold us together, helping her children make sense of things.


Native Sun News Today: Northern Cheyenne Tribe recruits foster parents
Native Sun News Today: Northern Cheyenne Tribe recruits foster parents (January 18, 2017)

On the Northern Cheyenne Reservation there is a desperate need to recruit foster parents to handle a large case load of children determined to be in need of care.


Native Sun News Today: Northern Cheyenne banker beats the odds
Native Sun News Today: Northern Cheyenne banker beats the odds (January 16, 2017)

Having a 'Big Mac' attack was not an option when Brett Evertz was a youngster living on a remote ranch on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in southeastern Montana.


Clara Caufield: Commemorating the Northern Cheyenne outbreak from Fort Robinson
Clara Caufield: Commemorating the Northern Cheyenne outbreak from Fort Robinson (January 13, 2017)

Although we observe the major American holidays, Native Americans, including the Northern Cheyenne also mark many other significant days of commemoration throughout the year.


Native Sun News Today: Young leaders share concerns on talk show
Native Sun News Today: Young leaders share concerns on talk show (January 6, 2017)

Three new and young leaders from the Northern Cheyenne and Crow Tribes made media history when they were featured on the hour long Voices of Montana radio talk show.


Native Sun News Today: Northern Cheyenne Tribe promotes safety
Native Sun News Today: Northern Cheyenne Tribe promotes safety (January 5, 2017)

A coalition of programs and staff on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation have organized to promote the increased use of seatbelts and child safety seats.


Clara Caufield: Ryan Zinke brings tribal record to the table at Interior
Clara Caufield: Ryan Zinke brings tribal record to the table at Interior (January 4, 2017)

Though many in Indian Country wish it were otherwise, the fact is now that the Federal government will be dominated by Republicans.


Clara Caufield: Northern Cheyenne Tribe honors elderly members
Clara Caufield: Northern Cheyenne Tribe honors elderly members (January 2, 2017)

When our Northern Cheyenne elders were young, they still largely got around on horses, team and wagons or on foot.


Clara Caufield: New friends come to aid of needy Northern Cheyenne family
Clara Caufield: New friends come to aid of needy Northern Cheyenne family (December 19, 2016)

One of the wonderful benefits of being a columnist for Native Sun News Today has been making new friends throughout Indian Country.


Native Sun News Today: More tribal citizens sign up for Medicaid in Montana
Native Sun News Today: More tribal citizens sign up for Medicaid in Montana (December 9, 2016)

The Medicaid expansion effort in Montana started in January 2016 and to date has gained 61,233 new clients, of which 14 percent or 8,299 are Indians.


Clara Caufield: Indian Country in good hands with young leaders
Clara Caufield: Indian Country in good hands with young leaders (December 6, 2016)

It is extremely encouraging to see that our new Northern Cheyenne and Crow leaders are willing to work together


Native Sun News Today: Indian Republican Jason Small wins seat in Montana Legislature
Native Sun News Today: Indian Republican Jason Small wins seat in Montana Legislature (December 6, 2016)

Jason Small, a member of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, is the lone Indian Republican in the Montana Legislature.


Native Sun News Today: Northern Cheyenne Tribe inaugurates new leaders
Native Sun News Today: Northern Cheyenne Tribe inaugurates new leaders (December 5, 2016)

With much pageantry and oratory, L. Jace Killsback was sworn into office as the new president of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe.


Clara Caufield: Tribal community at Northern Cheyenne stays connected
Clara Caufield: Tribal community at Northern Cheyenne stays connected (December 1, 2016)

Since we are nearly all related it is not too hard to know everyone, if not directly, by association or kinship systems.


Native Sun News Today: Northern Cheyenne college hosts language summit
Native Sun News Today: Northern Cheyenne college hosts language summit (November 30, 2016)

Chief Dull Knife College on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation hosted a state-wide tribal language summit in mid-November.


Clara Caufield: Election day brought disappointment and delight
Clara Caufield: Election day brought disappointment and delight (November 21, 2016)

Denise Juneau is one of the brightest and best that Native Americans have to offer, a view apparently not shared by the majority of Montana voters.


Native Sun News Today: Northern Cheyenne Tribe elects a new leader
Native Sun News Today: Northern Cheyenne Tribe elects a new leader (November 21, 2016)

Northern Cheyenne voters went to the polls, casting votes of very personal decision in a close-knit tribal community and marking a significant change of the political guard.