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Filmmaker turns lens on Crow elder Charlie Real Bird

Filmmaker turns lens on Crow elder Charlie Real Bird

The first time Robin Starbuck heard Charlie Real Bird say, “lichiilish daik,” she had a title for her new film.

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Red Cross and Crow tribe sign memorandum of understanding

Red Cross and Crow tribe sign memorandum of understanding

The American Red Cross of Montana has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Crow Nation.

July 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Teacher shortages at Indian schools are a chronic problem

Teacher shortages at Indian schools are a chronic problem

Desperate for new teachers, Hays/Lodge Pole School District Superintendent Margaret Campbell has pulled out all the stops: A three-bedroom home to live in for $230 a month, with utilities paid; a $1,000 signing bonus; and even a dollar-for-dollar match for up to $300 on monthly student loan …

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Crow tribe shuts down federal Internet project

The Crow Tribe has shut down construction of a $15 million federal high-speed Internet project, citing concerns about historic preservation.

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3 sentenced in Crow corruption case

3 sentenced in Crow corruption case

The former director of the Crow Tribe’s Historic Preservation Office and his son avoided federal prison sentences on Wednesday for convictions in a corruption scheme, but they will have to pay restitution — although the amount is far smaller than what the prosecution claimed.

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Defendants in Crow corruption case face sentencing today

The three remaining defendants in a corruption case on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation are being sentenced today in federal court after pleading guilty to conspiracy, theft and other charges.

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Crow Tribe takes over as Ok-A-Beh concessioner

Crow Tribe takes over as Ok-A-Beh concessioner

The Crow Tribe has been awarded a one-year temporary contract as concessioner at Ok-A-Beh Marina at Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area.

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Crow photo collection finds a home with Montana Historical Society

Crow photo collection finds a home with Montana Historical Society

At a significant point in Crow history, photographer Orlando Goff took a stately photograph of Chief Plenty Coups.

June 06, 2014 1:00 am Photos

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IHS woes are money-related, director says; tribal leaders say too much spent on administration

IHS woes are money-related, director says; tribal leaders say too much spent on administration

Indian Health Service Acting Director Dr. Yvette Roubideaux suggested a dose of cash would cure the federal program that has come under attack for poor care.

May 27, 2014 4:35 pm Photos

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Native Americans bless national cemetery before its dedication Monday

Native Americans bless national cemetery before its dedication Monday

On the eve of Memorial Day, veterans, members of the Crow and Northern Cheyenne Tribes and legislators gathered at the Yellowstone National Cemetery, 55 Buffalo Trail Road, to observe tribal leaders giving traditional Native American blessings to the sacred grounds.

May 25, 2014 11:45 pm Photos

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5 Montana reservations next up in consolidation program

HELENA — Twenty-one American Indian reservations will be the focus of the next phase of a $1.9 billion program to buy fractionated land parcels owned by multiple individuals and turn them over to tribal governments, Interior Department officials said Thursday.

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Crow woman to compete in Miss Indian World Pageant

Crow woman to compete in Miss Indian World Pageant

Tahnya Laforge arrived in the world one minute behind her twin sister Natasha.

April 20, 2014 12:15 am Photos

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Crow Tribe pursues scaled down fuel plant

Crow Tribe pursues scaled down fuel plant

Montana’s Crow Tribe is pursuing a scaled-down proposal to build a plant converting coal and natural gas to liquid fuels after an earlier project stalled because of its high price tag, tribal leaders said Thursday.

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Bear Claw's legacy carries on with family, powwow

Bear Claw's legacy carries on with family, powwow

Bertha Bear Claw’s legacy is tough to describe, but there’s little doubt that it’s easy to see.

April 03, 2014 12:15 am Photos

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Judge: Montana Indian voting case can proceed

A voting rights lawsuit from members of three American Indian tribes in Montana will go forward after a federal judge rejected attempts by state and county officials to dismiss the case.

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Crow Tribe receives $300,000 grant for bus service

Crow Tribe receives $300,000 grant for bus service

The Crow Tribe will receive a $300,000 federal grant to keep tribal transit buses running for another year.

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Jon Tester talks about the Crow hydropower project

Jon Tester talks about the Crow hydropower project

Senator Jon Tester talks about the grant that will allow the Crow Tribe to build the Yellowtail Afterbay Hydropower Project .

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Crow tribe awarded $655K for Yellowtail hydro project

Crow tribe awarded $655K for Yellowtail hydro project

FORT SMITH — The Crow Tribe will receive $665,000 for a hydropower dam project, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced Friday.

March 14, 2014 12:34 pm Video Photos

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Crow photos from 1900s topic of museum talk

In 1909, photographer Richard Throssel traveled the Crow Reservation in Montana taking lantern slide photographs of camp and house life. The goal, according to the Office of Indian Affairs which initiated the project, was to create a traveling lecture series warning of the ways disease was s…

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Interior Secretary Jewell to visit Montana with Sen. Tester

HELENA — Interior Secretary Sally Jewell plans to join U.S. Sen. Jon Tester on a tour of Montana over the weekend to discuss the economic benefits of outdoor recreation and tourism on public lands, energy development and upholding trust responsibilities to American Indians.

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