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Crow Tribe pushes Trump administration to revive contested coal export project
Environment | National | Politics
Crow Tribe pushes Trump administration to revive contested coal export project (August 21, 2017)
The Crow Tribe is hoping the Trump administration lives up to promises to revive the slumping coal industry.

News21: Tribes fight for clean water and more funds from federal government
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News21: Tribes fight for clean water and more funds from federal government (August 17, 2017)
Tribes are struggling to get the attention and funding necessary to clean the water their people rely on. News21 investigates.

Crow Tribe votes on potential changes to constitution despite court decision
Law | National | Politics
Crow Tribe votes on potential changes to constitution despite court decision (August 16, 2017)
A power struggle between the executive and legislative branches of the Crow Tribe is playing out in the judicial system on the reservation.

Non-Indian man sentenced to life in prison  for murder and assault on Crow Reservation
Law
Non-Indian man sentenced to life in prison for murder and assault on Crow Reservation (August 10, 2017)
A non-Indian man was sentenced to life in federal prison for a double homicide and assault on the Crow Reservation in Montana.

Crow Tribe mourns shooting victims as details remain scarce about triple homicide
Law | National
Crow Tribe mourns shooting victims as details remain scarce about triple homicide (August 10, 2017)
Two citizens of the Crow Tribe were laid to rest in Montana as federal authorities continue to investigate a triple homicide.

Crow Tribe weighs stronger response after site of triple homicide burns to ground
Law | National
Crow Tribe weighs stronger response after site of triple homicide burns to ground (August 9, 2017)
Leaders of the Crow Tribe continue to look for ways to address violent crime after a shooting left three citizens dead and two others injured.

Senate approves bill to designate clinic in honor of late veteran Joe Medicine Crow
Health | National | Politics
Senate approves bill to designate clinic in honor of late veteran Joe Medicine Crow (August 8, 2017)
A bill to designate a clinic for the late Joe Medicine Crow, a celebrated veteran from the Crow Tribe, is moving forward in the 115th Congress.

Crow Tribe seeks to improve public safety after shooting deaths of three citizens
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Crow Tribe seeks to improve public safety after shooting deaths of three citizens (August 8, 2017)
Federal authorities continue to investigate a shooting that left three citizens of the Crow Tribe dead and two others injured.

Crow Tribe blames drugs and gangs for fatal shooting on reservation in Montana
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Crow Tribe blames drugs and gangs for fatal shooting on reservation in Montana (August 7, 2017)
The leader of the Crow Tribe is blaming drugs and gangs for a shooting that left three people dead and two others injured.

Trump administration repeals rule designed to maximize Indian coal revenues
Environment | National | Politics
Trump administration repeals rule designed to maximize Indian coal revenues (August 4, 2017)
Repeal and replace didn't work out for Obamacare but that isn't stopping the Trump administration from dismantling the prior president's other initiatives.

Protections for Yellowstone grizzly bears lifted as tribes seek day in court
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Protections for Yellowstone grizzly bears lifted as tribes seek day in court (August 1, 2017)
The Crow Tribe, the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe, the Northern Cheyenne Tribe and Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, along with tribal religious leaders, are fighting the Trump administration's decision to lift protections for Yellowstone grizzly bears.

Northern Cheyenne Tribe won't touch coal deposit despite economic woes
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Northern Cheyenne Tribe won't touch coal deposit despite economic woes (June 27, 2017)
Jobs are few and poverty is plenty but the Northern Cheyenne Tribe doesn't think coal development is the answer.

Family from Crow Tribe wins right to pursue lawsuit against federal agent
Law | National
Family from Crow Tribe wins right to pursue lawsuit against federal agent (June 27, 2017)
A family from the Crow Tribe is closer to securing some justice for the loss of their loved one in Montana.

Secretary Zinke removes protections for grizzlies over tribal objections
Environment | National | Politics
Secretary Zinke removes protections for grizzlies over tribal objections (June 22, 2017)
Just hours after promising to consult tribes before making any decisions that affect their interests, the new leader of the Department of the Interior heralded the removal of protections for grizzly bears.

Crow Tribe welcomes Vice President Pence to coal mine on homelands
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Crow Tribe welcomes Vice President Pence to coal mine on homelands (May 12, 2017)
The trip highlights the importance of coal to the Crow people in Montana.

Crow Tribe supports legislation to make coal tax credit permanent
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Crow Tribe supports legislation to make coal tax credit permanent (May 2, 2017)
A bipartisan group of lawmakers is seeking to extend the Indian Coal Production Credit to spur economic development on and near reservations.

Supreme Court pick heads toward confirmation with tribal support
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Supreme Court pick heads toward confirmation with tribal support (April 6, 2017)
Tribal leaders and advocates are embracing Neil Gorsuch but it wasn't enough to affect a showdown between Republicans and Democrats in the Senate.

Interior Department pulls back rule designed to maximize Indian coal revenues
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Interior Department pulls back rule designed to maximize Indian coal revenues (April 4, 2017)
The Trump administration is living up to promises to end the so-called 'war on coal.'

Tribes with coal resources look to Trump administration for change
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Tribes with coal resources look to Trump administration for change (April 3, 2017)
The Crow Tribe, the Hopi Tribe and the Navajo Nation depend on coal revenues but their fortunes have fallen in recent years.

Cobell buy-back program on path to run out of funds under Trump
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | National | Politics
Cobell buy-back program on path to run out of funds under Trump (March 30, 2017)
The Trump administration is heading into new territory with the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.

Authorities investigate remains uncovered on Crow Reservation
Law
Authorities investigate remains uncovered on Crow Reservation (March 29, 2017)
The remains appear to be those of Michael Plainbull, a young citizen of the Crow Tribe who went missing in December 2013.

Guilty pleas for murder and assault charges on Crow Reservation
Law
Guilty pleas for murder and assault charges on Crow Reservation (March 8, 2017)
A non-Indian man admitted he shot and killed a Crow couple and shot and wounded the couple's daughter.

Trump administration rolls over for energy firms on Indian land
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Trump administration rolls over for energy firms on Indian land (February 27, 2017)
The so-called 'war on coal' is coming to an end thanks to the new Republican occupant of the White House.

Clara Caufield: Ryan Zinke brings tribal record to the table at Interior
Opinion | Politics
Clara Caufield: Ryan Zinke brings tribal record to the table at Interior (January 4, 2017)
Though many in Indian Country wish it were otherwise, the fact is now that the Federal government will be dominated by Republicans.

Clara Caufield: Indian Country in good hands with young leaders
Opinion
Clara Caufield: Indian Country in good hands with young leaders (December 6, 2016)
It is extremely encouraging to see that our new Northern Cheyenne and Crow leaders are willing to work together

Crow Tribe signs agreement to resolve long-running tax dispute
Business | Law | National
Crow Tribe signs agreement to resolve long-running tax dispute (October 21, 2016)
The tribe will finally receive taxes on coal extracted from its mineral estate.

GOP candidate blames tribal culture for lack of economic 'success'
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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.

Crow Tribe blamed for 'hostage situation' involving wagon train
Law | National
Crow Tribe blamed for 'hostage situation' involving wagon train (August 8, 2016)
A dispute between an old-fashioned wagon train and Crow landowners resembled something out of the 1800s.

Mark Trahant: Montana tribes agree to host Congressional debates
Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Montana tribes agree to host Congressional debates (August 4, 2016)
Denise Juneau and Ryan Zinke have agreed to a series of congressional debates across Montana, with two in Indian Country.

Civil Rights Commission sets briefing on border town discrimination
National
Civil Rights Commission sets briefing on border town discrimination (August 1, 2016)
The Montana Advisory Committee will hear from tribal leaders and other officials about discrimination faced by Native Americans in Montana's largest city.

Montana Democrats hire Native vote director in bid to boost turnout
National | Politics
Montana Democrats hire Native vote director in bid to boost turnout (July 6, 2016)
The party hopes to make history by electing Dense Juneau as the first Native woman in Congress.

Effort builds for missing and murdered Native women and girls
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Effort builds for missing and murdered Native women and girls (June 29, 2016)
A resolution in Congress seeks to designate May 5, 2017, as the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls.

Woman from Crow Tribe dies after brutal attack on reservation
Law | National
Woman from Crow Tribe dies after brutal attack on reservation (June 29, 2016)
RoyLynn Rides Horse, who was 28 years old, was beaten, burned and abandoned in a field on the Montana reservation.

Two charged for beating and setting woman from Crow Tribe on fire
Law | National
Two charged for beating and setting woman from Crow Tribe on fire (June 23, 2016)
Roylynn Rides Horse, 28, suffered third-degree burns over 45 percent of her body and is being treated in Utah.

Mark Trahant: Pay tribes to leave coal resources in the ground
Environment | Opinion
Mark Trahant: Pay tribes to leave coal resources in the ground (June 20, 2016)
Coal is a paradox for several Native American communities.

Native Sun News: Big crowds expected for Big Horn anniversary
National
Native Sun News: Big crowds expected for Big Horn anniversary (June 17, 2016)
June 25, 2016, marks the 140th anniversary of the Battle of the Little Big Horn, near present day Crow Agency, Montana.

Crow Tribe demands justice after woman was found badly burned
Law | National
Crow Tribe demands justice after woman was found badly burned (June 13, 2016)
The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Bureau of Indian Affairs aren't saying much about the brutal attack.

Bill revives tribal-state royalty committee at Interior Department
Environment | Politics
Bill revives tribal-state royalty committee at Interior Department (June 7, 2016)
The Crow Tribe, whose leadership has accused the Obama administration of a war on coal, supports H.R.5259, the Certainty for States and Tribes Act.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs to hear testimony on wildfires
Environment | National | Politics
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs to hear testimony on wildfires (June 6, 2016)
S.3014, the Tribal Forestry Participation and Protection Act, authorizes tribes to

DNA studies boost links between Native people and ancestors
Environment | National | World
DNA studies boost links between Native people and ancestors (May 18, 2016)
A scientist in Denmark is employing cutting-edge techniques to show how Native people are linked genetically to their ancestors in the Americas.

Carolyn Pease-Lopez: Work together to protect sacred Crow land
Environment | Opinion
Carolyn Pease-Lopez: Work together to protect sacred Crow land (May 16, 2016)
Land managers and citizens alike must see beyond the boundaries we’ve drawn on the maps, and manage the Pryors as a valued, sacred whole.

Crow Tribe schedules stray dog roundup and rescue operation
Environment
Crow Tribe schedules stray dog roundup and rescue operation (May 13, 2016)
The animals will be examined and considered for adoption.

Tribes welcome decision against coal export terminal in Washington
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Tribes welcome decision against coal export terminal in Washington (May 10, 2016)
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers determined that going forward with the Gateway Pacific Terminal would essentially abrogate tribal treaty rights.

Former comptroller of Crow Tribe accused of embezzling $28K
Law
Former comptroller of Crow Tribe accused of embezzling $28K (April 27, 2016)
Karla Elizabeth MacCatherine allegedly stole the money between February 2013 and August 2014, when she left her position with the tribe.

Adrian Jawort: Recollections of a great warrior Joe Medicine Crow
Opinion
Adrian Jawort: Recollections of a great warrior Joe Medicine Crow (April 7, 2016)
Joe Medicine Crow was known as the Last Plains Indian War Chief because in Europe during World War II he’d completed all four tasks needed to become a Crow war chief.

Bureau of Reclamation emphasizes tribal water rights settlements
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Bureau of Reclamation emphasizes tribal water rights settlements (February 9, 2016)
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.

Crow Tribe puts some employees on furlough due to coal decline
National | Politics
Crow Tribe puts some employees on furlough due to coal decline (January 26, 2016)
The tribe was expecting as much as $2.8 million in royalty payments but ended up receiving just $1.6 million.

Mark Trahant: Some tribes still see a future in coal development
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Mark Trahant: Some tribes still see a future in coal development (January 20, 2016)
Tribal bets on coal are coming at a bad time, both in terms of market-prices and meeting international agreements to reduce emissions.

Crow Tribe blames Obama's energy policy for employee furloughs
Environment | National
Crow Tribe blames Obama's energy policy for employee furloughs (January 8, 2016)
An estimated 100 employees will be out of work as the tribe tries to address a budget crisis linked to a drop in coal revenues.

Tribes awarded $5.9M to combat homelessness among veterans
National
Tribes awarded $5.9M to combat homelessness among veterans (January 8, 2016)
The 26 tribal recipients will be able to meet the specific needs of their warriors by providing them with rental vouchers from the Department of Housing and Urban Development and services from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Robert Watters: Crow Tribe to see big benefits from coal port
Business | Opinion
Robert Watters: Crow Tribe to see big benefits from coal port (December 17, 2015)
Millions of dollars have been spent to date, and everyone involved in the Gateway Pacific Terminal project would be cheated by ending the process before it’s completed — none potentially more so than the Crow Tribe.

Capitol Hill compromise renews tax breaks for Indian Country
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Capitol Hill compromise renews tax breaks for Indian Country (December 16, 2015)
The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act includes provisions aimed boosting employment and economic development on and near reservations.

Lummi Nation and Crow Tribe at odds over provision in energy bill
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Lummi Nation and Crow Tribe at odds over provision in energy bill (December 4, 2015)
Republicans waded into a dispute that has pitted the Lummis and other Pacific Northwest treaty tribes against the Crows and their Congressional delegation.

Clara Caufield: Veterans celebrated by Crow and Cheyenne
Opinion
Clara Caufield: Veterans celebrated by Crow and Cheyenne (November 17, 2015)
The Northern Cheyenne Tribe observes many holidays, but none as important as Veteran’s Day.

Crow Tribe aims to develop vast coal deposit on reservation
Business | Environment | National | Politics
Crow Tribe aims to develop vast coal deposit on reservation (October 29, 2015)
The Big Metal Mine could send up to 1.4 billion tons of coal to markets in Asia but getting it there is a controversial part of the project..

Sports and cultures come together for World Indigenous Games
Sports | World
Sports and cultures come together for World Indigenous Games (October 28, 2015)
About 2,000 indigenous peoples representing nearly 20 countries are participating in the inaugural event in Palmas, Brazil.

Native Sun News: Tribal college students off to indigenous games
Education | National | Sports | World
Native Sun News: Tribal college students off to indigenous games (October 12, 2015)
Young people from Northern Cheyenne and Crow, Montana, will be among about 35 Native Americans who will attend and compete in the first-ever World Indigenous Games in Brazil.

Native Sun News: Crow Tribe leader advises Rep. Zinke on energy
Environment | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Crow Tribe leader advises Rep. Zinke on energy (October 6, 2015)
Congressman Ryan Zinke, (R-MT) has taken the bull by the horns in the 114th session of Congress by establishing a Natural Resources Advisory Committee to assist himself and staff on energy-related decisions.

Lummi Nation refutes claims of takeover at coal terminal site
Environment | National
Lummi Nation refutes claims of takeover at coal terminal site (September 14, 2015)
A non-profit with ties to the Gateway Pacific Terminal in Washington is trying to stir even more controversy about the project.

Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe shook up by violence
Law | National
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe shook up by violence (September 9, 2015)
A series of violent events in the last week has residents of the Northern Cheyenne Reservation shook up, worried and feeling threatened.

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