Shawnee Real Bird, age 21, will soon become the first female Native American from a tribe in Montana to obtain a commercial pilot’s license.
The mainstream media barely covered oral arguments in a critical Indian Child Welfare Act case last week but USA Today is here to make up for it with an opinion from a critic of the law.
The body of Selena Faye Not Afraid, a 16-year-old from the Crow Tribe, was found nearly three weeks after she went missing in Montana.
Appearing in public with President Donald Trump can be toxic. How did it go for the tribal leaders who met with him at the White House?
He didn't offend anyone. He didn't brag about himself. He didn't lash out at his opponents. He was just the president, among a group of tribal leaders.
The University of Wyoming College of Law is hosting two public events focusing on water contamination on one reservation and and a treaty rights case recently decided by the Supreme Court.
What wilderness advocates and members of the Crow Tribe called a 'nightmare' scenario in Montana’s Crazy Mountains appears to be coming true, and sooner than they thought.
I have been to Crow Fair many times, but not on foot, wearing cowboy boots. It is a long stretch and after a while, all the camps look alike.
The Mountain Crow Relay Team from Montana has returned to the circuit in a big way.
After a blockbuster season in which tribal treaties have been front and center, it looks like the Supreme Court is taking a little break from Indian Country.
The Crow Nation of Montana wants a say in the future of the Crazy Mountains, a range that shaped the history of the tribe and the West at large.
On June 25, 1876, a large contingent of Sioux, Northern Cheyenne, a few Arapaho, Mandan-Hidatsa, Arikara and one sole Southern Ute were hunting on the Little Big Horn in Montana.
Tribal sovereignty is always a court ruling away from being reduced, perhaps one day, even eliminated.
American history is rife with examples of states and the federal government failing to honor treaties with Native American tribes.
Justice Neil Gorsuch has helped tribes win in two cases so far. He's locked out of a third but experts are sensing a sea change on the nation's highest court.
The United States will only honor the treaties it makes when they are forced to do it.
For Clayvin Herrera and other members of the Apsáalooke Nation, the Supreme Court’s decision vindicates a right they believe essential.
The nation's highest court has once again sided with Indian Country in a treaty rights case.
Trisheena Kills Pretty Enemy still remembers the ambulances parked in front of her house, the long trips to Denver for treatment and the doctor's announcement on Christmas Eve.
President Donald Trump has elevated a new champion for Indian Country to the Supreme Court.
The partial closure of the federal government isn't preventing the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations from carrying out its mission.
Oral arguments in a closely-watched treaty rights case take place on January 8, 2019.
The power of the Native vote is on display as Democrat Jon Tester survived a near-fatal blow in the heart of Trump country.
There are a hundred-plus Native American candidates running for office. More than half are women.
Citizens of the Crow Tribe are mobilizing after their leader endorsed Republican Matt Rosendale in a closely-watched Senate race.
Opposition in Indian Country wasn't enough to derail President Trump's controversial nominee to the Supreme Court.
The leader of the Crow Tribe is vowing to pay back any misspent federal funds after yet another audit uncovered problems on the reservation.
Republicans in the Senate are moving forward with a final vote on Brett Kavanaugh after receiving the results of an FBI investigation.
The Crow Tribe is accused of misusing and mismanaging $12.8 million in federal funds.
The U.S. Supreme Court is back in session as Indian Country awaits the fate of controversial nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
At the core of a hunting dispute is tribal sovereignty, and at the core of the sovereignty issue is whether state law ever trumps treaty rights.
With a high-stakes nomination in doubt, the Supreme Court is preparing for a term that's already going to be a busy one for tribal interests.
Tribes are battling the Trump administration over protections for the sacred grizzly bear.
Alvin 'A.J.' Not Afraid, the chairman of the Crow Tribe, no longer has to worry about being arrested.
The Crow Tribe hasn't paid judicial branch employees and a judge is seeking action.
Environmental groups, tribes and individuals sued the federal government seeking to block the hunt, which was slated to take part in areas around Yellowstone National Park.
A citizen of the Crow Tribe who murdered his uncle and assaulted a former partner has been released from prison.
The Supreme Court might get a new justice soon but it's not clear whether Brett Kavanaugh understands tribes and their issues.
For 85 years tribal corruption has been a common theme on every reservation from Alaska to Florida.
Indian Country is preparing for another busy season at the Supreme Court amid a political firestorm.
The Crow Tribe has been designated as 'high risk' by the Bureau of Indian Affairs for failing to account for federal funds.
The nation's highest court won't be letting Indian Country rest over the summer.
The Trump administration has come through for a Crow citizen in a treaty rights dispute. Will it sway the nation's highest court?
For the third time in an Indian law case, the nation's highest court has asked the Trump administration for guidance despite a lack of leadership in key executive positions.
The U.S. Supreme Court could soon be delivering another jolt to Indian Country, as another treaty rights case is looming on the horizon.
A federal jury returned a guilty verdict for the brutal murder of RoyLynn Rides Horse on the Crow Reservation in Montana.
Robert Garrett Stewart, Jr., a citizen of the Crow Tribe, went missing in October 2013. His family thinks about him every day.
The Crow Tribe is dealing with another crisis after vandals caused significant damage to a key water system on the reservation in Montana.
The Crow Tribe appears to be headed toward a major crisis as it slowly runs out of funding.
The Crow Tribe is hoping the Trump administration lives up to promises to revive the slumping coal industry.
Tribes are struggling to get the attention and funding necessary to clean the water their people rely on. News21 investigates.