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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs had a busy day, taking up #MMIW legislation and Native veterans issues.
American Indians and Alaska Natives serve in the U.S. military at the highest rates of any racial or ethnic group but their needs often go ignored or are overshadowed by other developments.
Two tribal representatives pulled out of a new Missing Indigenous Persons Task Force in Montana due to the state's defense of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Tribal nations are supporting legislation that would impact the route of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
The Education Department plans to look into a long-standing complaint of racial inequities on the Fort Peck Reservation.
News of the federal judge's decision spread quickly across social media in Indian Country.
'This is embarrassing and no animal should be treated like this,' a tribal council member said of the dead horses.
Native women are being murdered and sexually assaulted at far higher rates than other American women.
Construction-related activities show the Keystone XL Pipeline is closer to becoming a reality despite opposition in Indian Country.
The leader of the Department of the Interior has an interesting response to the substance abuse crisis: send kids from troubled homes to an Indian boarding school far away.
The Ft. Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes decried the most recent toxic oilfield spill as all the more reason to resist TransCanada Corp.’s construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Four of the 10 most 'isolated' towns in the United States are on or near reservations in Montana and Nevada, according to The Washington Post's Wonkblog.
Sentences were handed down in two cases involving crimes against children on the Fort Peck Reservation in Montana.
The Army Reserve Medical Command’s 7239th Medical Support Unit partnered with the Indian Health Service to provide services to the Fort Peck Reservation in Montana.
The Fort Peck Tribes are asking the Trump administration to investigate discrimination and racism at public schools on their reservation in Montana.
Janelle Red Dog is pleading guilty to second-degree murder in an incident blamed on drug abuse.
Law enforcement on the reservation in Montana believe the information will help them address drug trafficking and other crimes.
Tribal leaders and advocates are embracing Neil Gorsuch but it wasn't enough to affect a showdown between Republicans and Democrats in the Senate.
The Trump administration is heading into new territory with the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.
The controversial Keystone XL Pipeline is back on Indian Country's radar thanks to Republican President Donald Trump.
Each new piece of beadwork created by Dawn Marie Arkinson represents overcoming a personal experience in her life.
Kenzley Olson was only 13 months old when she was killed in April on the Fort Peck Reservation.
We need politicians to answer questions (even with short answers) in every congressional district with tribal communities.
Denise Juneau and Ryan Zinke have agreed to a series of congressional debates across Montana, with two in Indian Country.
Tribal leaders didn't want transients and other people around during the Wild Horse Stampede, a popular event on the reservation.
At least 31 people were arrested, detained and held without charges in deplorable conditions in July 2013, according to a lawsuit.
The party hopes to make history by electing Dense Juneau as the first Native woman in Congress.
A resolution in Congress seeks to designate May 5, 2017, as the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls.
Roxanne Morsette was 25 years old when she was shot and killed in January 2016.
John William Lieba II is charged with one count of kidnapping, one count of aggravated sexual abuse and assault resulting in serious bodily injury.
The tribal council voted 7-0 to in favor a policy that requires 'separate public use of bathrooms according to gender.'
Witnesses at a Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing agreed that giving local authorities the power to pursue prosecutions is the best course
Chairman Floyd Azure said women and girls on the Montana reservation are selling themselves for drugs.
Chairman Floyd Azure is promising to take more action to address drug abuse in the wake of Kenzley Olson's death.
Few details have been released about the case but the woman is due in tribal court and she also faces federal charges.
Tribal, local and federal authorities were investigating the disappearance of Kenzley Ava-Lee Olson when she was found dead in Poplar, Montana.
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.
John 'Billy' Lieba II is charged with kidnapping, aggravated sexual assault of a child and attempted murder.
A 20-year-old man is facing a kidnapping charge in tribal court and could face additional charges in connection with the disappearance of the four-year-old girl.
Dahkota Kicking Bear Brown, a Native youth leader, and three others will help advise the Department of Education on issues facing Native American students.
Let them roam in Montana — protected by the Fort Peck fences.
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.
Michael Bell's family was presented with a flag and pins by tribal leaders, Navy officials and Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-Montana).
Over 40 million gallons of energy production waste seeped into the groundwater system on the reservation in Montana.
Sen. Steve Daines (R-Montana) and Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-Montana) introduced the Tribal Employment and Jobs Protection Act to exempt tribes from large fines.
The Make It Right Foundation is finally delivering homes to the reservation but infrastructure will cost the tribe $2.6 million.
The offers went out to more than 3,500 owners. The deadline to respond is July 18.
Lawmakers were told about high rates of crime on some reservations and were shocked by some of the statistics presented by tribal witnesses.
The offers went out to nearly 12,000 owners on the Fort Belknap Indian Community and the Fort Peck Reservation.
Indian Country has long faced the epidemic of diabetes with rates 2.3 times greater than the general population.
Council members said the local official has not been responsive to the needs of the community.
The funding requests benefit the Fort Peck Tribes and the Chippewa Cree Tribe, both in Montana, and tribes in South Dakota.
Actor Brad Pitt promised 20 houses through his Make It Right foundation.
The town manager forged checks to herself and her family, stealing more than $132,000 in the process.
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.
The tribe made changes to its laws and court procedures to ensure compliance with the landmark federal law.
The 2013 reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act recognizes the 'inherent power' of tribes to prosecute non-Indians.