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Jodi Rave: Chippewa Cree woman in Clinton camp (April 25, 2008)

"Lena Belcourt, a Chippewa Cree, will lead Sen. Hillary Clinton's Native campaign efforts in Montana, according to an announcement from the Clinton campaign on Thursday. Belcourt, a health policy analyst, advises tribal leaders on local, state and national policymaking. She...


Jodi Rave: Tribal governments and transparency (March 31, 2008)

"Jeanne Hobbs wanted financial assistance from her tribe to get her roof fixed. She was told no money existed. Next, a tribal officer arrived at her doorstep intent on enforcing a new ordinance on the Rocky Boy's Reservation in...


Editorial: Common sense move by Chippewa Cree Tribe (March 20, 2008)

"What better time than "Sunshine Week" to see common sense prevail in the case of the Rocky Boy's slander ordinance? Enacted in a heated response to some widely circulated anonymous letters critical of tribal council members earlier this year, the...


Chippewa Cree Tribe rescinds anti-slander law (March 18, 2008)

The Chippewa Cree Tribe of Montana has rescinded its controversial anti-slander law. The tribal council voted 8-0 on Friday after tribal members presented a petition that opposed the law. The petition said the law violated the tribal constitution and tribal...


Chippewa Cree Tribe's anti-slander law protested (March 13, 2008)

Members of the Chippewa Cree Tribe of Montana are protesting a new anti-slander law that could result in offenders losing their property and being kicked off the Rocky Boy Reservation. Tribal members are circulating a petition to rescind the law....


Chippewa Cree Tribe passes anti-slander law (February 11, 2008)

The Chippewa Cree Tribe of Montana has passed a tough anti-slander law that could result in the banishment for offenders. The law makes it a crime to slander a tribal council member of a tribal employee. Offenders could have...


Chippewa Cree Tribe to hand out 1,150 turkeys (December 20, 2007)

The Chippewa Cree Tribe of Montana is distributing 1,150 turkey baskets to families on the Rocky Boy Reservation. The baskets come with a turkey, a 5-pound bag of potatoes, cranberries, stuffing mix and other food items. "It's a full...


Water use cleared on Rocky Boy's Reservation (June 15, 2007)

Residents of the Rocky Boy's Reservation in Montana can use their water as long as they boil it for at least one minute, the Chippewa Cree Tribe said on Thursday. The reservation has been on a no-use order ever since...


Rocky Boy's Reservation still without clean water (June 13, 2007)

Most of the Rocky Boy's Reservation in Montana has been without clean water since May 25 after an accidental contamination. The Chippewa Cree Tribe has been unable to declare the water safe for consumption. The Environmental Protection Agency is still...


Chippewa Cree Tribe can't declare water safe (June 7, 2007)

The Chippewa Cree Tribe of Montana says water restrictions on the Rocky Boy's Reservation will remain in effect until June 29. The tribe issued a no-use order after the water system was mistakenly contaminated by a degreaser. Residents can't drink,...


Chippewa Cree Tribe hopes to declare water safe (May 29, 2007)

The Chippewa Cree Tribe of Montana hopes to declare the water system on the Rocky Boy's Reservation safe by the end of the week. The tribe and the Environmental Protection Agency have been working to clean up the system after...


Rocky Boy's water supply contaminated (May 28, 2007)

The water system on the Rocky Boy's Reservation in Montana was contaminated by a chemical last week, causing a handful of illnesses. Workers mistakenly poured a degreasing solvent instead of a hypo-chloride into the system on Tuesday. About 300 homes,...


Chippewa Cree Tribe signs Medicaid deal with state (May 25, 2007)

The Chippewa Cree Tribe and the state of Montana signed an agreement to help tribal members through the Medicaid process. The tribe will assign an official to help determine whether tribal members qualify for the program. "We want to simplify...


Law
Chippewa Cree man charged for police chase (May 11, 2007)

A member of the Chippewa Cree Tribe of Montana was charged with five counts related to a high-speed police chase. Curtis Denny, 22, faces two felony counts and three misdemeanor charges in state court. He is accused of firing at...


Law
Men in custody after chase on Rocky Boy Reservation (May 8, 2007)

Two members of the Chippewa Cree Tribe are in custody and face state and federal charges after a high-speed chase on the Rocky Boy Reservation in Montana. The incident involving Curtis Denny, 22, and Macray Demontiney, 18, started at a...


Explosions destroy home on Rocky Boy Reservation (May 3, 2007)

A pair of explosions destroyed a home on the Rocky Boy Reservation in Montana while two people, including a 16-year-old girl, were inside. The explosions were caused by a mix of propane and methane gases. The home sits on...


Chippewa Cree Tribe to open new health clinic (March 27, 2007)

The Chippewa Cree Tribe of Montana is opening a new health clinic today. The 56,000 square-foot Na-Toose Healing Center is more than double the size of the tribe's old facility. The two-story clinic will have more exam rooms, optometry...