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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.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
Cobell buy-backs could return over 38K acres to tribe in Montana (08/28)
Starting next week, tribal members will be receiving offers to sell their fractionated interests.

Filed Under: Law | National
DOJ awards grants to address violence in Bakken energy region (08/27)
Two tribes and one Native organization were among the seven grantees in Montana and North Dakota.

Filed Under: Law
Crow Reservation murder defendant to make court appearance (08/27)
Sheldon Bernard Chase, 25, is accused of murdering his grandmother, his cousin and his cousin's boyfriend in October 2011.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Facility in Montana set to house Indian inmates (08/27)
When final federal paperwork is approved later this month, the Two Rivers Correctional/Treatment Facility will soon accept Native inmates from across the Great Plains region.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Opinion: Montana tribe deserves managing role for bison range (08/26)
Tom France of the National Wildlife Federation says the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes deserve a management role at the National Bison Range in Montana.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Tribes use reservations to restore rare and endangered species (08/26)
Tribes in Montana and South Dakota are keeping rare and endangered species alive thanks to their preservation efforts.

Filed Under: Law | National
Sen. Jon Tester to hold session on trafficking in Indian Country (08/26)
The public is invited to the session, which takes place at the Fort Peck Community College in Montana.

Filed Under: Opinion
Oliver Semans: Seeing the light on Native voting rights struggle (08/25)
Oliver Semans, the executive director of Four Directions, sees the tide turning on Native voting rights.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes see $7.4M for buyback (08/21)
Tribal members will finally see offers to sell their fractionated interests as part of the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Review: Native man serves as anti-hero in 'Winter In The Blood' (08/20)
The New York Times reviews Winter In The Blood, starring Chaske Spencer as an Indian man in Montana.

Filed Under: Law
Another guilty plea comes in Chippewa Cree Tribe corruption case (08/19)
Shad Huston paid off corrupt tribal leaders and a gave a $25,000 SUV to a corrupt chairman.

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Large crowd turns out to denounce supremacist group's activities (08/19)
The leader of the Fort Belknap Indian Community asked officials in Havre, Montana, to investigate a White supremacist group.

Filed Under: National
Indian residents of city in Montana upset by supremacist fliers (08/18)
The group wants to form an all-White republic in the Northwest but vows to leave Indian Country alone.

Filed Under: Health
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes update health system (08/18)
The tribe just held a grand opening for a $5 million clinic.

Filed Under: Politics
US House candidate John Lewis proud of Warm Springs heritage (08/18)
John Lewis, the Democratic candidate for Montana's sole U.S. House seat, talked about his tribal heritage at a campaign stop on the Crow Reservation.

Filed Under: Law
Judge dismisses case against Fort Peck Tribes housing official (08/18)
Prosecutors dropped a sexual assault case against Darren Jon Longhair, 24.

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