tag: blackfeet

MSU Montana State University
Montana State University’s annual American Indian Heritage Day focuses on efforts to recover and return the remains of children who died at Indian boarding schools.
Brendon Galbreath Memorial
About a hundred people gathered to grieve the loss of Brendon Galbreath, a citizen of the Blackfeet Nation who died in an encounter with police.
Roy Slowman
Indigenous nations across the country have experienced chronic federal underfunding, which has led to disproportionate impacts tied to COVID-19 through housing, employment, public safety, food security, health care and economic outcomes.
Montana Missing Indigenous Persons Task Force
In Montana, Native people make up roughly 26 percent of missing persons cases yet account for less than 7 percent of the state’s population.
House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Legislative Hearing
The Shoshone-Paiute Tribes are asking Congress to make some technical changes to their water rights settlement.
blackfeetnationmurrayfoubister
Boasting one of the highest COVID-19 vaccination rates in the United States, the Blackfeet Nation is back open for business.
safeihs
The Indian Health Service announced a hotline to accept reports of suspected child or sexual abuse following controversy involving a pediatrician who was convicted of crimes against young patients.
blacklodgesingers
The Black Lodge Singers, a powwow drum group led by Kenny ScabbyRobe of the Blackfeet Nation, has earned an eighth nomination for a GRAMMY award.
navajonationhogan
Traditional healers, who once played critical roles in governance and health care, are dwindling in number and influence, even as the deadly coronavirus impacts the Navajo Nation.
Blackfeet Nation
Residents of the Blackfeet Nation complained about the limited number of ballot drop-off sites.
williamperrypendley
William Perry Pendley’s “acting” status at the Bureau of Land Management calls into question his decisions on energy leases, national monuments and conservation plans across the nation.
stevebullock
Steve Bullock promised to respect tribal sovereignty and support much-needed federal programs that benefit tribal citizens if elected to the U.S. Senate.
stevebullock
On Indigenous Peoples Day, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Steve Bullock will hold a virtual town hall with tribal leaders.
montanaacaindiancountry
Advocates says continuance of the Affordable Care Act is vital to the health of tribes in Montana.
glaciernationalpark
While visitation is down, Glacier National Park faced unprecedented gridlock after the Blackfeet Nation closed the park’s eastern boundary. Officials say the season offers lessons for the future.