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Tribes are paying close attention to a court case that they say will have a major impact on efforts to improve economic conditions in their communities.
The Chippewa Cree Tribe remains on the hook for nearly $650,000 for retaliating against a former chairman who blew the whistle on corruption.
A skate park is coming to the Rocky Boy's Reservation thanks to action from Chippewa Cree youth and some high-profile support.
One Montana State University student has bridged the distance between two different worlds with his voice.
The Chippewa Cree Tribe can't account for millions of dollars in federal spending and the Bureau of Indian Affairs doesn't appear to be helping matters.
The guilty pleas are the latest to emerge from a wide-ranging corruption investigation on the Rocky Boy's Reservation in Montana.
Reece Troy Morsette, 15, loved riding horses and participating in rodeos.
Congress created the Rocky Boy's Reservation in 1916 as a homeland for the Chippewa and Cree peoples.
Brian Kelly Eagleman, a former council member, is the latest to admit guilt as part of a wide-ranging investigation on the reservation.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released a 1,341-page proposal that imposes standards on all lenders, including those operated by tribes.
Clayton Denny (Chippewa Cree) is recovering in Montana after suffering serious injuries in a race-related incident in neighboring Wyoming.
Clayton Denny, a 25-year-old veterans of the U.S. Marines, was attacked by two men but Wyoming does not have a hate crimes statute.
Surveillance footage shows two people who stole medications that could be dangerous and even deadly if consumed.
The case stems from a long-running investigation into corruption on the Rocky Boy's Reservation in Montana.
The U.S. Attorney's Office in Montana has uncovered a significant number of crimes on the Rocky Boy's Reservation in the last few years.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is inviting the public to comment on proposed expansion of Australia’s largest U.S. aquifer mining operation, also Wyoming’s newest uranium mine, located near Mato Tipila.
The alleged overbilling occurred when the head of the Montana tribe's construction company admitted he took bribes and accepted kickbacks.
The agency is seeking $131.2 million to implement and maintain settlements for tribes in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota and South Dakota.
Tribal leaders, employees and associates have stolen millions of dollars through various theft, embezzlement and bribery schemes on the reservation.
Neal Rosette and Billi Anne Morsette are admitting to bribery, theft and income tax charges and have agreed to repay the tribe a total of $1.2 million.
Three executives disclosed the investigation as part of a civil lawsuit filed against them by the tribe.
Neal Rosette and Billi Anne Morsette are accused of writing checks to themselves and to entities controlled by a former chairman of the tribe.
The tribe reportedly only received 4.5 percent of the revenues from Plain Green Loans.
Larry Ray Denny abandoned his job at the Bureau of Land Management in Virginia in order to work for the tribe in Montana.
John "Chance" Houle admitted he accepted bribes and kickbacks from companies and vendors that did business with the tribe.
The probe reached all the way to a Bureau of Land Management office in Virginia where two former employees were convicted.
The probe reached all the way to a Bureau of Land Management office in Virginia where two employees have been convicted of crimes.
Rivals have removed Ken St. Marks from office three times but keeps wining the support of the people.
A businessman whose firm received $10.6 million in federal funds is accused of bribing the tribe's roads director in exchange for a contract.
At least 18 people on the Rocky Boy's Reservation in Montana have been caught stealing and auditors are worried about fraud.
Two consumers from Vermont are accusing Plain Green Loans of predatory lending practices.
Chairman Ken St. Marks was the victim of retaliation, according to the Interior Department, but rival leaders won't be bringing him back on board.
Ken St. Marks has won three elections but has repeatedly faced retaliation from his fellow council members.
The former president of Stone Child College and her husband pleaded guilty to federal income tax fraud.
The funding requests benefit the Fort Peck Tribes and the Chippewa Cree Tribe, both in Montana, and tribes in South Dakota.
A former Bureau of Land Management official is the latest to be ensnared in the ongoing case.
Seven people have been charged in connection with a dispute that involved a running chain saw.
A Bureau of Land Management employee engaged in contract work with the tribe will receiving his federal salary.
The crime stems from the transfer of a vehicle worth $25,000 to the tribe's former chairman, who was sentenced last week.
The Crow Tribe and the Chippewa Cree Tribe aren't ready but the Fort Peck Tribes are among the first in the nation to exercise authority over non-Indians.
Bruce Sunchild admitted that he accepted a Chevrolet Suburban -- a bribe worth $25,000 -- in exchange for steering a $300,000 tribal contract to an associate.
Ken St. Marks accused his rivals on the council of 'making up lies' about him.
Melody Henry, the former president of Stone Child College, and her husband, who used to work at the college, were acquitted on all counts.
Ken St. Marks defeated three rivals in a special election.
A former finance manager of the tribe's health clinic was found guilty while a former official was indicted on bribery and theft charges.
John “Chance” Houle admitted he accepted bribes and kickbacks from companies and vendors that did business with the tribe.
Ken St. Marks has been removed from his post for the second time in two years.
An outside attorney came all the way from Philadelphia to read a series of allegations against Chairman Ken St. Marks.
It's never too late to change lives, especially our own
Ken St. Marks has supported a federal investigation into corruption on the reservation.
Bruce Sunchild admitted he stole money from the tribe and its health clinic.
Gilbert Bruce Meyers, a member of the Chippewa Cree Tribe, was ordered to live away from his family after a child abuse conviction.
Bruce Sunchild is accused of stealing money from the tribe's health clinic.
Member of the Chippewa Cree Tribe explains why he exercises his right to vote.
Fawn Patricia Ann Tadios was using tribal funds to visit her husband while he was in prison.
Bruce Sunchild will plead guilty to theft and bribery charges.
A husband and wife at Rocky Boy's, along with a husband and wife and their two children from Fort Peck, are the latest to be snared by federal prosecutors.
The Montana Republican said the measure will help tribes provide general welfare services to their people without fear of audits and enforcement actions from the IRS.
The company that provides the technology for the business reportedly receives 95.5 percent.
The tribe's partner in an online loan business secretly funneled payments to three tribal members.