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Filed Under: Environment | Politics
Bureau of Reclamation seeks $20.3M for tribal water projects (03/31)
The funding requests benefit the Fort Peck Tribes and the Chippewa Cree Tribe, both in Montana, and tribes in South Dakota.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National | World
German photographer earns trust on Fort Belknap Reservation (03/31)
Felix von der Osten secured permission from the tribal council before embarking on his journey.

Filed Under: Law | National
US Attorneys named to lead DOJ Native American subcommittee (03/30)
Michael Cotter of Montana will serve as chair and Damon Martinez will serve as vice chair of the Native American Issues Subcommittee.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
Blackfeet Nation opposes energy development on sacred lands (03/30)
Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana) is backing the tribe's efforts to cancel oil and gas leases in the sacred Badger-Two Medicine Area.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Designation sought for Cheyenne warrior site (03/30)
In September, 1890, shortly after the Northern Cheyenne Reservation was established, two young Cheyenne, Head Chief (19) and Young Mule (13), rode to a warrior’s death at the hands of the U.S. Military rather than being hanged for killing a cowboy.

Filed Under: Law
Another conviction from Chippewa Cree Tribe corruption probe (03/27)
A former Bureau of Land Management official is the latest to be ensnared in the ongoing case.

Filed Under: National
Appeals court rules against Crow Tribe in housing grant dispute (03/26)
The tribe was overpaid $1.2 million in federal housing funds and will have to repay the money.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Racist emails of former Montana federal judge to be preserved (03/26)
Richard Cebull sent 'hundreds' of racist messages, including some about Native Americans, but their contents haven't been publicly disclosed.

Filed Under: Business | Environment | National
Lummi Nation told Crow Tribe about impacts of coal terminal (03/23)
The Lummis oppose the export terminal but the Crows believe it could help their economy.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe targets BIA officer (03/20)
Officer Jose Valdez has been involved in two shootings and a beating since December 2013.

Filed Under: National
Fort Peck Tribes moving forward with troubled housing project (03/19)
Actor Brad Pitt promised 20 houses through his Make It Right foundation.

Filed Under: Recognition
Senate committee approves two federal recognition measures (03/19)
Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyoming), the chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, opposes legislative recognition.

Filed Under: Education | National
Joe Medicine Crow helps break ground on new Montana school (03/19)
Medicine Crow turned 101 last October and said he just keeps getting better.

Filed Under: Law
Authorities connect brawl in small city to reservation dispute (03/19)
Seven people have been charged in connection with a dispute that involved a running chain saw.

Filed Under: Law
Another guilty plea from Chippewa Cree Tribe corruption case (03/19)
A Bureau of Land Management employee engaged in contract work with the tribe will receiving his federal salary.

Filed Under: Law | National
Montana tribe pays respects to late attorney Evelyn Stevenson (03/18)
Stevenson worked for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes for more than 30 years and was known as an advocate for the Indian Child Welfare Act.

Filed Under: Education | Sports
Basketball coach from Montana burns sweet grass before game (03/17)
Larry Krystkowiak grew up near the Blackfeet Nation and shares a part of that history with his players.

Filed Under: Law
Defendant disputes plea in Chippewa Cree Tribe corruption case (03/16)
The crime stems from the transfer of a vehicle worth $25,000 to the tribe's former chairman, who was sentenced last week.

Filed Under: Law
Four family members sentenced for theft from reservation town (03/16)
The town manager forged checks to herself and her family, stealing more than $132,000 in the process.

Filed Under: Business | National
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe starts business arm (03/16)
Recently, the Tribal Council decided to turn management of three tribal businesses over to a separate entity, the Northern Cheyenne Development Corporation.

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