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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.
It only took 194 days for the Supreme Court to issue one sovereignty decision. Where's the other one?
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.
This week was the first anniversary since Ms. Reilly went on to the last camp. She was thirteen in dog years.
Melvin Small is one of the first Northern Cheyenne allottees and one of the two surviving Northern Cheyenne World War II veterans.
Native artists, elders and playwrights are among the beneficiaries of $5 million in Creative Capital Awards.
As promised, I am going to start writing more positive stories about the Northern Cheyenne.
The partial closure of the federal government isn't preventing the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations from carrying out its mission.
There are many good people on the Rez and so I think I will start writing about them.
Members of the Northern Cheyenne, Southern Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes received a wonderful holiday gift that will benefit generations to come.
The Northern Cheyenne Tribe has to choose a new president and vice president after both officials resigned.
The Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations has returned to the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in Montana.
Tim Lame Woman, whose Cheyenne name was Night Bear, dedicated his life to his people.
It has been extremely challenging to get information from the leaderless Northern Cheyenne Tribe.
The Northern Cheyenne Tribe has often made history, but this week, we find ourselves in a new jam.
Opposition in Indian Country wasn't enough to derail President Trump's controversial nominee to the Supreme Court.
Tribes are battling the Trump administration over protections for the sacred grizzly bear.
Three tribes stand to benefit from the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations, with two returning to the Cobell initiative for more offers.
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.
Federal prosecutors have dropped charges in connection with a fatal stabbing on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in Montana.
The Supreme Court has once again delayed action in an Indian Country violence case that few believe has a chance at being heard.
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.
A Montana State University student is one step closer to his goal of developing renewable energy projects for the Northern Cheyenne Tribe.
L. Jace Killsback has returned to office as president of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe amid political and legal drama.
The Northern Cheyenne Tribe plans to elect a new president after the council ousted Jace Killsback from his post.
The relatively new leader of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe has been ousted by the council but he is refusing to leave office.
Two citizens of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe are being hailed as warriors for helping the victims of a mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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.
A citizen of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe who was convicted of assaulting his common-law wife has lost an attempt to silence his victim.
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.
A non-Indian woman who contested the jurisdiction of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe has lost another lawsuit.
The Northern Cheyenne Tribe is planning to sue the Trump administration for removing protections for grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park.
Jobs are few and poverty is plenty but the Northern Cheyenne Tribe doesn't think coal development is the answer.
The Montana tribe is observing National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls on May 5.
The foundation donated nearly $1.6 million in its second year of operation, far less than the $3.7 million in the prior year.
Chairman Jace Killsback said efforts to engage with Secretary Ryan Zinke on a government-to-government basis were ignored.
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.
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.
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.
'This is a call for help,' said President L. Jace Killsback at the Day of Traditional Prayer at the Northern Cheyenne Tribal Chambers.
The average American life expectancy is 78 while Northern Cheyenne’s is potentially 55.
Mom, like so many matriarchs is still here to hold us together, helping her children make sense of things.
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.
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.
Although we observe the major American holidays, Native Americans, including the Northern Cheyenne also mark many other significant days of commemoration throughout the year.
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.
A coalition of programs and staff on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation have organized to promote the increased use of seatbelts and child safety seats.
Though many in Indian Country wish it were otherwise, the fact is now that the Federal government will be dominated by Republicans.
When our Northern Cheyenne elders were young, they still largely got around on horses, team and wagons or on foot.
One of the wonderful benefits of being a columnist for Native Sun News Today has been making new friends throughout Indian Country.
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.
It is extremely encouraging to see that our new Northern Cheyenne and Crow leaders are willing to work together
Jason Small, a member of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, is the lone Indian Republican in the Montana Legislature.
With much pageantry and oratory, L. Jace Killsback was sworn into office as the new president of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe.
Since we are nearly all related it is not too hard to know everyone, if not directly, by association or kinship systems.
Chief Dull Knife College on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation hosted a state-wide tribal language summit in mid-November.
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.
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.