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Filed Under: Law | Politics
Blackfeet Nation denies political motive in arrest of ex-leader (11/26)
Shannon Augare, a former council member and outgoing state lawmaker, was cited for DUI, eluding an officer and speeding.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Former convicted leader of Crow Tribe seeks to clear his name (11/26)
Attorneys for Clifford Birdinground question whether a federal judge was biased against Native Americans.

Filed Under: Law
Family members plead guilty to thefts from reservation town (11/25)
More than $132,000 was stolen from the town of Brockton on the Fort Peck Reservation.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Chippewa Cree Tribe swears in chairman more than a year later (11/24)
Ken St. Marks has supported a federal investigation into corruption on the reservation.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne activists push for change (11/19)
Local tribal activists were disappointed, but not surprised when the Northern Cheyenne Tribal Council took no action on their request to schedule a tribal vote on proposed amendments to the constitution.

Filed Under: Health | National
MTPR: Native Americans urged to sign up for healthcare plans (11/18)
Native Americans who are eligible for the Indian Health Service are being encouraged to sign up for additional coverage at HealthCare.Gov.

Filed Under: Education | National
Map: Most common Native languages include Navajo and Crow (11/18)
The highest percentages are from counties where Navajo, Crow and Cheyenne are spoken.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Janine Pease: Keeping students safe from bullying at school (11/17)
The founding president at Little Bighorn College in Montana discussing bullying in schools.

Filed Under: Business | National
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe puts people to work (11/14)
The long defunct Ashland Sawmill, owned the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, is coming back to life.

Filed Under: Law
Former chairman of Chippewa Cree Tribe enters guilty plea (11/13)
Bruce Sunchild admitted he stole money from the tribe and its health clinic.

Filed Under: Environment
Fort Peck Tribes receive another herd of Yellowstone bison (11/13)
About 100 bison were finally transferred after a near-decade long wait.

Filed Under: Environment
Tribes oppose removal of grizzly bear from endangered list (11/12)
Tribes are worried that delisting will lead to state-sanctioned hunts.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne man remains missing (11/12)
Douglas 'Snazz' Limberhand, father of James D. Limberhand, age 33 of Busby, reports that his son has been missing since August 7.

Filed Under: Education
Few speakers of Native languages on Fort Peck Reservation (11/10)
A 2012 survey found just 25 speakers of Assiniboine and 35 speakers of Sioux.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Republican lawmaker for reservations has felony conviction (11/10)
Gilbert Bruce Meyers, a member of the Chippewa Cree Tribe, was ordered to live away from his family after a child abuse conviction.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Plenty reasons to sing about the Native vote (11/10)
There are two things you need to know about the Native American vote in 2014.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: What worked and didn't work in a tough election (11/06)
We won’t know the final tally for a month or so, but the Republicans picked up at least seven Senate seats, added to their majority in the House and did well in state houses.

Filed Under: Opinion
Clara Caufield: Indian people might take a lesson from Amish (11/05)
This week I write about a unique 'Tribe' living in southeastern Montana, bordering the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation - the Amish Colony.

Filed Under: Cobell | Opinion
Newspaper: Elouise Cobell took courageous stand for America (11/03)
The Great Falls Tribune selects the lead plaintiff in the Indian trust fund lawsuit as one of five Montanans who shaped history.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Tribe threw away late veteran's memorabilia (10/31)
While it didn’t make up for losing all of her late father’s military records and memorabilia, Kendra Brownell said receiving a replacement American flag flown over the U.S. Capitol 'helped make things better.'

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