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Montana tribal leaders held illegal hunts for musicians

Montana tribal leaders held illegal hunts for musicians

HELENA — Three former Blackfeet tribal leaders will serve three years of probation for holding illegal big-game hunts for country musicians that were filming an outdoors television show on the northwestern Montana reservation.

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Former Blackfeet tribal leaders to settle over musicians' illegal hunts

HELENA — Three former Blackfeet tribal leaders pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges they held illegal big-game hunts for country musicians participating in an outdoors television show on the northwestern Montana reservation.

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Suspended Blackfeet leader sues for reinstatement

HELENA — A suspended member of the Blackfeet Tribal Business Council sued Wednesday to be reinstated, escalating an intra-tribal power struggle that has left a five-member faction to rule the governing body since August.

January 16, 2013 3:28 pmLoading…
Blackfeet infighting spills into Capitol, court

Blackfeet infighting spills into Capitol, court

HELENA — A power struggle that has splintered the Blackfeet Indians' governing council and divided the tribe is moving beyond the reservation's boundaries.

January 09, 2013 12:37 pm Photos

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3 ex-leaders of Blackfeet indicted over hunts

3 ex-leaders of Blackfeet indicted over hunts

GREAT FALLS — Three Blackfeet tribal leaders were indicted Tuesday on charges they held illegal big-game hunts for a film crew and country music stars including Josh Thompson and Justin Moore, but supporters say the accusations stem from an internal tribal power struggle.

January 08, 2013 1:19 pm Related Loading…

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