tag: montana

bearsearsbuttestimpeterson
From re-examining the boundaries of the Bears Ears National Monument to helping tribal nations restore their homelands, the Joe Biden administration will hit the ground running.
colemanstumprally
Police officers killed Coleman Stump, a Chippewa Cree man, last October in Montana.
The Crawford Family: Proud to be American, Proud to be Native American, Proud to Serve
“Our family is proud, excited and probably more relaxed because we’re both together,” said Promise Crawford, who is serving overseas with her brother, Challenge Crawford.
emigrantpeak
A Canadian company has been dealt a setback in efforts to develop an area known as Paradise Valley.
rosebudsioux
Initially the death and suffering driven by the COVID-19 virus seemed far away from the Plains of South Dakota.
cskt
The COVID-19 vaccine could arrive as soon as next week, with initial doses prioritized for health care workers and assisted living facilities.
flatheadreservation
In the heat of one of the worst COVID-19 outbreaks in Montana, one county is being accused of putting politics before public health.
muscogeecreeknation
With change coming at the highest levels of government, tribal and federal officials are working to ensure the crisis of missing and murdered loved ones in Indian Country remains a priority.
donnamariefisher
COVID-19 cases and deaths continue to rise, with tribal people on reservations in Montana and Wyoming seemingly among the hardest hit.
supremecourt
For the second time in as many years, the U.S. Supreme Court will be taking up a case that impacts the treaty rights of the Crow Tribe.
frankwhiteclay
Voters of the Crow Tribe overwhelmingly chose Frank White Clay as their new president, ousting the incumbent from office.
crowlanguageconsortium
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.
“The Cheyenne Story: An Interpretation of Courage” by Gerry Robinson continues to earn accolades.
whosatrisk
Despite lacking jurisdiction over non-Indians, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes are hoping the public will abide by coronavirus protection measures.
winfieldrussell
Winfield Russell, also known as One Bird, served the Northern Cheyenne people in many different capacities throughout his life.
Blackfeet Nation
Residents of the Blackfeet Nation complained about the limited number of ballot drop-off sites.
uscapitol
With the control of the U.S. Senate at stake, Native voters are playing a pivotal role in important races in North Carolina, Arizona, Montana and Alaska.
stevebullock
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?
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.
Northern Cheyenne Monument, Near Fort Robinson, Nebraska
Due to the high number of deaths of elders in recent weeks and months among the Northern Cheyenne, the matter of funerals and grieving is a common topic of discussion.
nativeamericacalling nac
As Election Day nears, worries about adequate access to the polls increase across Indian Country.
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.
nomorestolensistersmmiw
It took years of work by Native women and activists but legislation to address the crisis of missing and murdered sisters and relatives has finally become law.
stevebullock
On Indigenous Peoples Day, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Steve Bullock will hold a virtual town hall with tribal leaders.
raphgraybill
The Fort Belknap Indian Community of the Assiniboine and Gros Ventre Tribes are endorsing Democratic Attorney General candidate Raph Graybill.
Wolverine
Conservation groups are promising to sue the Trump administration for reversing course on protections for wolverines, whose habitat is threatened by climate change.
joyharjo
Joy Harjo, a citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation who serves as the U.S. Poet Laureate, is helping Montana State University celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day.
indianmemorialbighornvisionsserviceadventures
Visitors to the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument will be able to learn more about the historic tribal victory thanks to a new project.
redcomplexfire
Native American tribes are no strangers to fire. But COVID-19 has set back efforts to manage their homelands.
alvinajnotafraidstevedainesmikepence
President Donald Trump and Republicans sued to stop voting by mail in Montana, a state where the Native vote has been crucial.
northerncheyenneincidentcommand
There is very little good news emanating from the Northern Cheyenne Reservation due to the pandemic.
williambarrdonaldtrump
The Trump administration tried to undermine tribal treaty rights at the nation’s highest court. Federal prosecutors are now paying the price.
amyconeybarrett
Republicans are rushing to confirm a federal judge with virtually no experience in Indian law to the U.S. Supreme Court in order to give Donald Trump and their party a win ahead of the hotly contested election.
supremecourt
Indian lawmakers in Montana are asking Sen. Steve Daines (R-Montana) to “stand by your word” when it comes to voting on the next U.S. Supreme Court nominee.
montanaacaindiancountry
Advocates says continuance of the Affordable Care Act is vital to the health of tribes in Montana.
richardrealbird
The Real Birds from the Crow Nation are a formidable force across Indian Country.
northerncheyennetribe
The president and vice president of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe aren’t seeking re-election, a sign of frustration with the government on the reservation.
steve bullock steve daines
The outcome of a key race in Montana will help decide control of the U.S. Senate. Both candidates are touting their environmental credentials.
northerncheyennetribecapitol
Some tribal governments are a manifestation of colonialism, whereby those who play the game (elected officials, federal and tribal employees) often stand to reap personal financial gain.
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.