tag: blackfeet

Badger-Two Medicine
An area sacred to the Blackfeet Nation remains under threat from energy development after a federal judge’s ruling.
Blackfeet Nation
A dispute over who can exercise jurisdiction over COVID-19 policies on the Blackfeet Nation is in federal court.
Yellowstone County Courthouse in Montana
Tribal nations and Native voters are part of a coalition that went to court to block three election laws.
Dakota Beavers
A star of the hit film Prey wants to find out the “truth” about his supposed tribal ancestry. But Hollywood studios don’t share the same commitment.
Yellowstone County Courthouse in Montana
A Native voting rights lawsuit led by Western Native Voice and four tribal governments is underway in Montana.
Kendra Potter - Daughter of a Lost Bird
A new documentary applies a wide-angle lens to a personal story of adoption and assimilation of an Indian child.
'Transparency for Brendon'
Brendon Galbreath, a citizen of the Blackfeet Nation, died in an encounter with police in Montana.
Bethany Yellowtail
One of Indian Country’s most well-known fashion designers is under fire after unveiling a new collection that bears striking similarities to another Native artist’s work.
Tyerra Roan
Integrating Native heritage into public education is a goal that’s been ensconced in the Montana Constitution for 50 years.
Western Native Voice
Digital kiosks and legal arguments are one Native nonprofit’s answer to Montana’s new election laws.
Sooyii
With a dialogue entirely in the Blackfeet language, a new film is an exercise in language revitalization.
Earl Old Person
The Blackfeet Nation is mourning the loss of Earl Old Person, the tribe’s longtime chief and former chairman.
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.
Blackfeet Nation
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.