The Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes have filed the latest lawsuit against the federal government opposing construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Blackfeet Nation leaders, citing the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, have decided to keep the eastern entrances to Glacier National Park closed for the rest of the tourism season.
'If we’re not in control, someone else is,' says Montana State Senator Jason Small, a citizen of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe.
Response rates to the 2020 Census are lagging in Indian Country, raising alarms about an accurate count in tribal and rural communities.
With coronavirus cases continuing to rise at disproportionate rates, advocates are calling on Congress to live up to its trust and treaty obligations by providing adequate health care for tribal and urban communities.
As Montana plows forward with its reopening, including throwing open the doors to tourism on June 1, the outlook is starkly different for Indian Country.
At least four Native candidates for Congress will advance to the general election after winning primaries in Idaho and New Mexico.
Leaders of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe have canceled a slew of events this summer, all due to the coronavirus.
Tribal leaders across the country have responded well and deserve credit for their concern about public safety.
Even after a federal judge revoked permission for Keystone XL Pipeline construction across unceded treaty territory, the Canadian builder was still proceeding with work.
A federal judge vacated 287 oil and gas leases in Montana, ruling that the Bureau of Land Management did not properly assess the leases’ threat to groundwater and impacts on climate change.
Yellowstone’s Lamar Valley has been called the American Serengeti, a landscape where people can see bison, elk, pronghorn, bighorn sheep, moose, wolves, coyotes, grizzly bears, black bears, otters and beavers.
Glacier National Park will temporarily close in coordination with the state of Montana, local counties and the Blackfeet Nation.
Over the last few weeks we have seen numerous efforts brought forth to protect Montanans during these trying times.
Officials want Yellowstone National Park closed in response to concern that tourists may contribute to an outbreak of COVID-19 in the neighboring counties in Montana.
Democrat Steve Bullock is challenging Steve Daines for his seat in the U.S. Senate, giving the incumbent Republican a daunting opponent in 2020.
According to an analysis by multistate marijuana provider Verilife, the place with the largest number of dispensaries in the country per 50,000 residents is in Montana.
An Indian Education for All project in Montana features successful and inspirational Native role models.
A proposal to convey the National Bison Range to the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes has generated a mixture of excitement, concern, and outright opposition
In a proposed budget released by President Donald Trump, the National Park Service would lose nearly $600 million in funding.
When enjoying a hamburger or good steak, we should all say: 'God bless all the ranchers in this country who do such work.'
Loren BirdRattler will speak about an initiative that is building mutually beneficial research collaborations between Montana State University and tribal communities.
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.
A project launched nearly 50 years ago may help preserve the language of a California tribe that has all but disappeared.
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.
'The Cheyenne Story: An Interpretation of Courage' starts from the first days after the Battle of the Little Big Horn in 1876.
After an end-of-year push that saw Indian Country's legislative agenda gain widespread attention thanks to a presidential tweet, more pro-tribal bills are being teed up for action on Capitol Hill.
Zonnie Gorman, a historian and daughter of an original Navajo Code Talker, will share her experiences at Montana State University.
As agricultural commodity prices suffer in President Donald Trump’s multi-fronted trade war, Montana farmers have received at least $114 million in payments in 2019.
An Indian Health Service dispute has escalated with a lawsuit and a prominent citizen of the Blackfeet Nation accusing the federal agency of putting the lives of his fellow people at risk.
After more than a century of efforts, the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians is on the cusp of federal recognition.
Sens. Steve Daines and Jon Tester announced the introduction of a long-awaited bill that would settle a century-old dispute over water rights between the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and the state and federal governments.
Grizzly bear management remains a political, environmental and social minefield in Montana.
Loren BirdRattler, a Blackfeet citizen who coordinated the country’s first in-house indigenous agricultural resource management plan, has been appointed the Montana State University Katz Endowed Chair in Native American Studies.
The presidential candidate who paid the most attention to Indian Country is calling it quits.
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.
Through two top cabinet officials, the Trump administration has signaled its support for a proposed settlement of the reserved water right claims of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.
Plans for the 25,000-square-foot American Indian Hall at Montana State University are moving forward.
A lawsuit in federal court challenges the proposed expansion of the Rosebud Coal Mine in Montana.
Calling the purchase of coal mines 'disrespectful' to the Navajo Nation, President Jonathan Nez is pulling the tribe's financial backing.