Native Americans In The United States
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 …
The right to vote is sacred. It is how we hold our leaders accountable and make sure our democracy is responsive to all citizens. Yet, today, powerful forces are intent on making voting more difficult instead of more accessible and it could hurt Montana families in Indian Country.
Ninety years ago, the U.S. Congress granted American Indians the ironic right to become citizens of their own land.
GREAT FALLS — The American Indian liaison for the state Department of Corrections says he's working to provide cultural awareness to agency staffers and to help Native American inmates prepare for their release.
The widow of Gordon Belcourt, one of the Rocky Mountain West’s most influential Native American leaders, has been named as his successor to head the Montana-Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council.
HELENA — U.S. government officials said Tuesday they are launching a $1.9 billion Native American land buyback program now that a nearly 17-year lawsuit over more than a century's worth of mismanaged trust royalties is settled.
Linwood Tall Bull looked across Washington Elementary’s courtyard Monday afternoon at the several dozen children seated in front of him and told them that, from the right perspective, they’re a lot like the plants around them.
HELENA — A panel of appellate judges on Tuesday upheld a $3.4 billion settlement between the U.S. government and hundreds of thousands of Native American plaintiffs whose land trust royalties were mismanaged by the Interior Department.
Generations of Native American tribes from across Montana and Wyoming gathered for the 44th annual Montana State University Billings Powwow held at the Alterowitz Gym on Friday.
HELENA -- A funeral service for Native American activist Elouise Cobell will be held Saturday in Browning.
HELENA -- A federal judge has cleared the path for appeals to move forward in a $3.4 billion U.S. government settlement over mismanaged American Indian land royalties, a ruling expected to further delay resolution of the 15-year lawsuit.
Bighorn National Recreation Area archaeaologist Cindy Norum will provide a guided tour through the historic winter home of generations of American Indians on Sept. 24.
POPLAR - At this northeastern Montana Indian reservation, ground zero of a Native American child suicide epidemic, there aren't enough stories like 16-year-old Fanci Jackson's.
HELENA — The Securities and Exchange Commission warned Native Americans on Friday against scammers who may be coming after their share of a $3.4 billion settlement with the U.S. government.
Cancer is the leading cause of death for the rural and urban American Indian population in Montana and Wyoming. National Minority Cancer Awareness Week, from April 17-23, is an opportune time to discuss this trend and suggest solutions.
HELENA — A court-appointed media company has started a campaign to notify hundreds of thousands of Native Americans they may be beneficiaries of a $3.4 billion settlement.
Montana health leaders did not need a report card to tell them they have areas that need improvement.
HELENA — A federal judge has given preliminary approval to a $3.4 billion settlement for Native Americans who say the government mismanaged their land royalties, paving the way to begin a search for hundreds of thousands of potential beneficiaries.