Montana Free Press: Native voters win ruling blocking new election laws (October 3, 2022)Tribal nations and Native voters are part of a coalition that went to court to block three election laws.
Montana Free Press: Native voters battle ballot restrictions in court (August 16, 2022)A Native voting rights lawsuit led by Western Native Voice and four tribal governments is underway in Montana.
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation names Native affairs director (January 6, 2022)The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation has named a new director for its Office of Native American Affairs.
Montana Free Press: Tribes and tribal elders sue to stop mining (November 19, 2021)The Fort Belknap Indian Community, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and the Ksanka Elders Advisory Committee are fighting two silver and copper mines.
Underscore.news: MMIW remains a crisis in Oregon (May 5, 2021)The COVID-19 pandemic and mismatched databases confound efforts to address failures investigating Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
Native women land key leadership and policy roles in Biden administration (February 5, 2021)A citizen of the Winnebago Tribe will be leading the Indian Country legal team at the Department of the Interior and is among a growing number of Native women in the Biden administration.
Montana Free Press: Reservation county deals with surge in COVID-19 cases (December 3, 2020)In the heat of one of the worst COVID-19 outbreaks in Montana, one county is being accused of putting politics before public health.
Kaiser Health News: Tribes confront rise in COVID-19 cases (November 12, 2020)Despite lacking jurisdiction over non-Indians, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes are hoping the public will abide by coronavirus protection measures.
Montana Free Press: Senate race is just too close to call (October 29, 2020)Voter turnout in Indian Country has steadily increased in Montana. Will it make a difference in one of the most closely watched races in the nation?
Trump administration deals with fallout from tribal victory at Supreme Court (September 30, 2020)The Trump administration tried to undermine tribal treaty rights at the nation’s highest court. Federal prosecutors are now paying the price.
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