HELENA — G. Bruce Meyers says growing up on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation in north-central Montana, he was taught not to trust anything “white, rich or Republican,” and never questioned it.
HAVRE — The chairman of the Chippewa Cree Tribe — who was suspended more than 18 months ago and re-elected months later — was sworn in to office Thursday afternoon.
The U.S. Department of Interior says it's added 21 American Indian communities to a $1.9 billion program to consolidate tribal lands owned by multiple individuals. They are:
Native American musicians and activists, from left, Mike Cliff, Frank Waln, Inez Jasper and Nataanii Means are featured in MTV World’s documentary series “Rebel Music: Native America,” which makes its debut Thursday on MTV’s Facebook page ahead of broadcast debuts on Viacom channels MTV2, mt…
LOS ANGELES — When MTV’s “Rebel Music” debuted last year, the globe-trotting documentary series searched out passionate young artists driving change in hotspots including Egypt and Afghanistan.
As she used a bowl filled with smoldering tobacco to smudge rocks adorned with the names of American military veterans, Montana State University Billings student Kaja Anderson listed off the names she hoped to add to the rocks.
WILLISTON, N.D. — The Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation is planning to drill the first tribe-owned oil wells on its North Dakota reservation next year.
CASPER, Wyo. — The Federal Bureau of Investigation is charging a woman who lives on the Wind River Indian Reservation with beating her boyfriend to death.
WASHINGTON — Wretched excess by government can be beneficial if it startles people into wholesome disgust and deepened distrust, and prompts judicial rebukes that enlarge freedom. So let's hope the Federal Communications Commission embraces the formal petition inciting it to deny licenses to…
RIVERTON, Wyo. — No federal charges will be filed against a Bureau of Indian Affairs officer who was involved in a fatal shooting on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The state of Wyoming is asking a federal appeals court to reject the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s determination that Riverton and surrounding lands remain legally Indian Country.
GREAT FALLS — The U.S. Department of the Interior has awarded more than $2.2 million in grants to five Montana tribes to help them develop energy and mineral resources.
By the time Election Day rolls around next month, Marci McLean has a pair of lofty goals in mind: She wants to see 55 percent participation rates among Native American voters living in targeted precincts, and she wants to register 2,000 new Native American voters.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead said Thursday he's hopeful that a federal judge will agree a quick administrative fix is all that's necessary to return wolf management to the state.
Editor’s Note: This is the first of a series of stories about statewide candidates. A profile of Republican House candidate Ryan Zinke will run next Sunday.
CROW AGENCY — A steady stream of Crow Indians filed into the Crow Agency post office Wednesday morning to retrieve checks of at least $800.
HELENA — The Chippewa Cree tribe’s former health director and two former leaders of a tribe-owned online payday loan company secretly received more than a third of the revenues of the company that has made $25 million since 2011, new court documents revealed.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — American Indians in Wyoming increasingly are asserting themselves, fighting for more say on environmental issues and fielding more candidates in state and local elections.
During the past few years I have encouraged Native American tribal governments to move their elections to coincide with the national elections in November.
WASHINGTON — Amanda Blackhorse, a Navajo who successfully moved a federal agency to withdraw trademark protections from the Washington Redskins because it considers the team's name derogatory, lives on a reservation where Navajos root for the Red Mesa High School Redskins. She opposes this n…