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…
CANNON BALL, N.D. — President Barack Obama on Friday became only the fourth sitting U.S. president to set foot in Indian Country, encountering both the wonder of Native American culture and the struggle of tribal life on a breeze-whipped afternoon on the prairie. Amid snapping flags and colo…
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Senators from the Dakotas are among those making another attempt to have the bison declared the national mammal, citing the animal's historical significance and importance to Native Americans.
Ninety years ago, the U.S. Congress granted American Indians the ironic right to become citizens of their own land.
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.
HELENA — U.S. Sens. Jon Tester and John Walsh said Thursday they are supporting a bill to better protect voting rights across Indian country.
American Indians — as well as other members of the community — gathered Friday to celebrate the beginning of the 46th annual Montana State University Billings Powwow.
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.
CASPER, Wyo. — Anthony Herrera was in handcuffs after tribal law enforcement busted him in 2011 with large quantities of marijuana on the Wind River Indian Reservation.