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Montana Free Press: Land swap in Crazy Mountains finally unveiled (November 29, 2022)A land swap long in development within the Custer Gallatin National Forest is finally open to public comment.
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.
Montana Free Press: Film explores ‘Lost Bird’ who found her way home (August 4, 2022)A new documentary applies a wide-angle lens to a personal story of adoption and assimilation of an Indian child.
Montana Free Press: Tribes hit with marijuana grow limits (June 30, 2022)Tribes that want to start cultivating cannabis in Montana already face restrictions imposed by a state agency.
Montana Free Press: Western Native Voice takes up voting rights (February 17, 2022)Digital kiosks and legal arguments are one Native nonprofit’s answer to Montana’s new election laws.
Montana Free Press: Northern Cheyenne Tribe copes with COVID-19 (February 4, 2022)COVID hit public schools in the tribal capital hard, amplifying long-standing staffing shortages, disrupting routines, and giving administrators, teachers and students new lessons in resilience.
Montana Free Press: Tribes missing from state’s discussion on trafficking (January 21, 2022)Tribal representatives weren’t at the table when top state officials discussed how to improve handling of human trafficking cases.
Montana Free Press: Supreme Court takes up COVID-19 vaccine mandates (January 12, 2022)The U.S. Supreme Court heard nearly four hours of oral arguments over the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine requirements.
Montana Free Press: Another federal judge blocks COVID-19 vaccine mandate (December 13, 2021)The court order temporarily bars a COVID-19 vaccine requirement for federal workers in Montana and nationwide.
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.
Montana Free Press: Montana passes grim milestone in COVID-19 pandemic (September 30, 2021)“We serve a lot of families on the Crow Reservation, and last year they were hit harder than anybody,” said a funeral home owner.
Montana Free Press: COVID-19 hospitalizations reach record high in Montana (September 29, 2021)The latest wave of COVID-19 cases, coupled with a shortage of health care workers, has stretched Montana’s emergency care system increasingly thin.
Montana Free Press: Death of Native man prompts calls for justice (August 31, 2021)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.
Montana Free Press: Indian lawmakers focus on big issues (May 21, 2021)Voting access, Indigenous languages and bison management were the big-ticket items for the Montana Legislature’s American Indian Caucus.
Montana Free Press: Republican tries to revive Keystone XL Pipeline (February 9, 2021)A Republican amendment in support of the Keystone XL Pipeline narrowly passed the U.S. Senate before being removed by Democratic leadership.
Montana Free Press: Family of Native man killed by police seeks justice (January 6, 2021)Police officers killed Coleman Stump, a Chippewa Cree man, last October in Montana.
Montana Free Press: Court blocks gold mine near Yellowstone National Park (December 15, 2020)A Canadian company has been dealt a setback in efforts to develop an area known as Paradise Valley.
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.
Montana Free Press: Technology helps keep Crow language alive (November 23, 2020)With fewer and fewer fluent speakers of the Crow language, advocates for revitalizing it hope a free online dictionary can aid people already working to bolster their skills and make learning the language more accessible.
Montana Free Press: Blackfeet Nation finally lands more ballot boxes (November 3, 2020)Residents of the Blackfeet Nation complained about the limited number of ballot drop-off sites.
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?
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