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Neighboring counties ask Yellowstone National Park to close
Neighboring counties ask Yellowstone National Park to close (March 23, 2020)

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.


At filing deadline, Bullock announces challenge to Daines for U.S. Senate seat
At filing deadline, Bullock announces challenge to Daines for U.S. Senate seat (March 16, 2020)

Democrat Steve Bullock is challenging Steve Daines for his seat in the U.S. Senate, giving the incumbent Republican a daunting opponent in 2020.


Iowa caucus, Native style
Iowa caucus, Native style (February 3, 2020)

There are 1,678 caucus rooms in the state of Iowa. Only one is located in Indian Country.


Grizzly Bear Advisory Council struggles with ‘herculean’ challenge in Missoula
Grizzly Bear Advisory Council struggles with ‘herculean’ challenge in Missoula (December 10, 2019)

Grizzly bear management remains a political, environmental and social minefield in Montana.


Steve Bullock’s issue was tribal sovereignty … now he’s gone
Steve Bullock’s issue was tribal sovereignty … now he’s gone (December 3, 2019)

The presidential candidate who paid the most attention to Indian Country is calling it quits.


Governor Steve Bullock calls for broader Native representation across government
Governor Steve Bullock calls for broader Native representation across government (September 26, 2019)

Steve Bullock, a Democratic candidate for president, sat down with Indian Country Today for a wide-ranging interview, the first of its kind for a Native newsroom.


AUDIO/VIDEO: Steve Bullock at Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum
AUDIO/VIDEO: Steve Bullock at Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum (August 22, 2019)

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock faced some technical difficulties as he outlined his vision for Indian Country.


Presidential candidates focus on Native issues at historic forum
Presidential candidates focus on Native issues at historic forum (August 20, 2019)

Democratic presidential candidates are reaching out to Native voters at a historic forum in one of the most critical states in the 2020 campaign.


RECAP: Afternoon session of Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum
RECAP: Afternoon session of Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum (August 19, 2019)

From Amy Klobuchar's 'I care' moment to Steve Bullock's defense of the Indian Child Welfare Act, here's a recap of what you might have missed.


Record number of presidential candidates lined up for historic Native issues forum
Record number of presidential candidates lined up for historic Native issues forum (August 19, 2019)

The Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum is the first of the 2020 cycle to focus on Indian Country's issues.


Elizabeth Warren vows sweeping improvements in Indian policy as president
Elizabeth Warren vows sweeping improvements in Indian policy as president (August 16, 2019)

With a prominent Indian Country figure as a supporter, Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is promising major changes in the federal-tribal relationship.


More 2020 presidential candidates line up for historic Native issues forum
More 2020 presidential candidates line up for historic Native issues forum (August 6, 2019)

The Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum continues to grow as more Democratic candidates reach out to Native voters early in the 2020 election cycle.


Candidates make first major play for Native vote in 2020 presidential race
Candidates make first major play for Native vote in 2020 presidential race (July 25, 2019)

The 2020 Democratic presidential field is a crowded one. Some candidates are distinguishing themselves in Indian Country.


'A proud day': Little Shell Chippewa Tribe moves closer to federal recognition
'A proud day': Little Shell Chippewa Tribe moves closer to federal recognition (June 27, 2019)

Legislation to extend federal recognition to the Little Shell Tribe has cleared both chambers of Congress but there's still more work to be done.


Montana Free Press: Governor gains early win in dispute over bison bill
Montana Free Press: Governor gains early win in dispute over bison bill (June 10, 2019)

A bill that changes the definition of 'wild bison' could hurt tribal treaty rights, Montana's governor says.


Montana Free Press: Governor defends veto of controversial bison bill
Montana Free Press: Governor defends veto of controversial bison bill (May 31, 2019)

Montana's Republican Secretary of State is disputing the validity of a veto issued by the Democratic governor. Both officials are seeking higher office.


Montana Free Press: Montana governor joins crowded race for president
Montana Free Press: Montana governor joins crowded race for president (May 28, 2019)

Steve Bullock has a lot of ground to make up if he’s going to close the gap between himself and the other 22 Democrats vying for the party’s nomination.


Montana Free Press: Urban Indian provider helped man get back on track
Montana Free Press: Urban Indian provider helped man get back on track (April 8, 2019)

Jason McNees benefited from services provided by the Helena Indian Alliance. Now he's helping others.


GOP candidate blames tribal culture for lack of economic 'success'
GOP candidate blames tribal culture for lack of economic 'success' (August 22, 2016)

Greg Gianforte has reached out to tribes in Montana but apparently hasn't made many friends.


Clara Caufield: Indian people too often vote with our stomachs
Clara Caufield: Indian people too often vote with our stomachs (July 20, 2016)

We should be very interested in other elections because simply, those folks control the money, especially for essential human service programs on reservations


Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes endorse Democrat for governor
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes endorse Democrat for governor (July 7, 2016)

Tribal leaders unanimous passed a resolution praising incumbent Steve Bullock for supporting a water rights settlement.


Mark Azure: Tribal bison opponent seeks higher office in Montana
Mark Azure: Tribal bison opponent seeks higher office in Montana (June 8, 2016)

To us, bison are sacred to our people and with spiritual and historical significance to our cultural heritage.


Mark Trahant: Turn to Montana for proof that Native votes matter
Mark Trahant: Turn to Montana for proof that Native votes matter (March 21, 2016)

When you want proof that the Native vote works, evidence can be found in Montana.


Native Sun News: Montana grant program open to tribal members
Native Sun News: Montana grant program open to tribal members (March 18, 2016)

Under the recently expanded Montana Indian Equity Fund for Small Business, tribal members can apply for grants of up to $14,000 to start or expand a small business, both off and on reservation.


Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe welcomes governor
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe welcomes governor (December 1, 2015)

The visit was part of a state-wide tour to combat childhood hunger and ensure that kids have access to nutritional meals.


Montana governor proclaims November  5 as Elouise Cobell Day
Montana governor proclaims November 5 as Elouise Cobell Day (November 6, 2015)

The Blackfeet Nation woman, who died in 2011, was the lead plaintiff in a landmark lawsuit that secured accountability for Indian Country.


Steve Bullock: My vision for Indian Country's future in Montana
Steve Bullock: My vision for Indian Country's future in Montana (October 12, 2012)

The following is the opinion of Steve Bullock, the Democratic candidate for governor of Montana. He currently serves as the state's attorney general. As I talk to folks in every...