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Only caribou herd in lower 48 United States declared 'functionally extinct'
Canada | Environment | National

Only caribou herd in lower 48 United States declared 'functionally extinct' (April 19, 2018)

The only caribou herd in the lower 48 United States has been declared 'functionally extinct' because it is down to just three animals.

Blackfeet Nation secures $100K federal grant to enhance border security efforts
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Blackfeet Nation secures $100K federal grant to enhance border security efforts (September 7, 2017)

The Blackfeet Nation has secured a $100,000 grant from the Department of Homeland Security to assist with border protection efforts.

Tribes team up to address northern border issues at conference in August
Canada | National | Politics

Tribes team up to address northern border issues at conference in August (July 26, 2017)

Two tribes whose territories span the United States border with Canada have joined forces for a unique summit.

Kootenai Tribe aims to revive only herd of caribou in United States
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Kootenai Tribe aims to revive only herd of caribou in United States (October 3, 2016)

Only about 12 Selkirk caribou live in parts of Idaho and Washington state.

Kootenai Tribe to create recovery plan for last wild caribou herd
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Kootenai Tribe to create recovery plan for last wild caribou herd (August 31, 2015)

The South Selkirk herd migrates through Kootenai territory and is down to just 14 animals.

Kootenai Tribe of Idaho revives powwow after 15-year absence
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Kootenai Tribe of Idaho revives powwow after 15-year absence (July 3, 2015)

The event takes place July 10-12 at the Boundary County Fairgrounds in Bonners Ferry.

Kootenai Tribe  is 2nd in Indian Country to use border card
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Kootenai Tribe is 2nd in Indian Country to use border card (February 2, 2012)

CORRECTION: The Pascua Yaqui Tribe, not the Kootenai Tribe, was the first in Indian Country with an approved enhanced tribal card. The Kootenai Tribe of Idaho is the second in...

Amy Trice, former chairwoman of Kootenai Tribe, passes on
National | Federal Recognition

Amy Trice, former chairwoman of Kootenai Tribe, passes on (July 29, 2011)

Amy Trice, a former chairwoman of the Kootenai Tribe of Idaho, died last Thursday. She was 75. Trice made headlines in 1974 when she declared "war" against the United...

Amy Trice, former chairwoman of Kootenai Tribe, passes away
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Amy Trice, former chairwoman of Kootenai Tribe, passes away (July 26, 2011)

Amy Trice, a former chairwoman of the Kootenai Tribe of Idaho, died last Thursday. Trice made headlines in 1974 when she declared "war" against the United States. She drew attention...

'Idaho's Forgotten War' documents Kootenai Tribe's battle
Arts & Entertainment | Federal Recognition

'Idaho's Forgotten War' documents Kootenai Tribe's battle (May 5, 2011)

"Idaho's Forgotten War," a documentary about the Kootenai Tribe, will be shown on the Flathead Reservation in Montana on Sunday. The film documents the war that former chairwoman Amy Cutsack...