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House panel approves Northern Cheyenne coal swap

A U.S. House committee approved a proposed coal swap involving Montana's Northern Cheyenne Tribe on Thursday despite lingering concerns that the value of the exchange has not been fully quantified.

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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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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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Northern Cheyenne woman named to national advisory committee

Northern Cheyenne woman named to national advisory committee

Desi Small-Rodriguez, adviser of policy and research for the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, has been named to an advisory group for the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Focus on the future: Northern Cheyenne president's priorities include planning, communication

Focus on the future: Northern Cheyenne president's priorities include planning, communication

Editor's Note: Montana’s two South Central Indian tribes elected new leaders last fall. The Crow Tribe elected Darrin Old Coyote its chairman and the Northern Cheyenne voted John Robinson its president.

March 28, 2013 8:15 pm Photos

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Northern Cheyenne president holds sessions to get member input

John Robinson, president of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, will hold a series of listening sessions with tribal members on and off the reservation to get input about the Otter Creek coal mine and the proposed Tongue River Railroad.

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Rally organized in Pryor to help students deal with tragedy

Rally organized in Pryor to help students deal with tragedy

PRYOR — The word “suicide” wasn't mentioned during a student rally Thursday at Plenty Coups High School.

February 27, 2013 5:10 pm Photos

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Appeals court rules that Indian voting lawsuit can go on

HELENA — An appellate court has ruled a lawsuit seeking satellite voting offices on three Montana reservations can go on.

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Newly elected Northern Cheyenne officials sworn in

Newly elected Northern Cheyenne officials sworn in

LAME DEER -- Newly sworn-in Northern Cheyenne President John J. Robinson talked Friday about what a unified people can do.

November 16, 2012 7:00 pm Photos

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Northern Cheyenne choose Robinson as president

Northern Cheyenne choose Robinson as president

The Northern Cheyenne Tribe has selected a new leader for the next four years.

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Northern Cheyenne candidates focus on issues before Tuesday election

Northern Cheyenne candidates focus on issues before Tuesday election

Both men seeking to lead the Northern Cheyenne, L. Jace Killsback and John Robinson, agree that poverty and unemployment are major issues facing the tribe.

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Arts a shared experience in Lame Deer

Arts a shared experience in Lame Deer

LAME DEER — The arts were front and center Monday at Lame Deer High School and Junior High.

October 22, 2012 10:00 pm Photos

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Northern Cheyenne vote narrows slate of candidates

By just a few votes, Northern Cheyenne Tribal President Leroy Spang was knocked out of the running for another term in office.

September 28, 2012 6:23 pmLoading…

Forum slated for Northern Cheyenne candidates

A forum featuring candidates for office in the Northern Cheyenne Tribe will take place Tuesday in Birney.

September 07, 2012 4:52 pmLoading…

Candidates set for Northern Cheyenne primary election

The Northern Cheyenne Tribe will have a full slate of candidates for president and the other offices in the Sept. 27 primary election.

September 06, 2012 9:00 pmLoading…
Wildfires Hit Hard on Remote Montana Reservation

Wildfires Hit Hard on Remote Montana Reservation

It's been a brutal fire season on the remote plains of southeastern Montana. Northern Cheyenne tribal leaders say more than 90 of the reservation's 700 square miles have been burned since late June.

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New aid office opens Thursday in Lame Deer

A grand re-opening will take place Thursday for the County Office of Public Assistance in Lame Deer.

August 29, 2012 2:40 pmLoading…
Highway 212 still closed, but residents will be allowed back in when conditions improve

Highway 212 still closed, but residents will be allowed back in when conditions improve

Highway 212 is expected to remain closed because of hazardous fire activity, but when conditions improve, law enforcement will allow family members affected by the Ash Creek fire to return to pick up personal items. They will only be allowed in with a permit from the Northern Cheyenne tribal…

June 30, 2012 6:30 am Photos

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Manpower doubles on Ash Creek fire; tribal members share concerns

Manpower doubles on Ash Creek fire; tribal members share concerns

LAME DEER — Ashland residents were let back into town Friday night after manpower on the Ash Creek fire doubled earlier in the day and members of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe voiced concerns about the way the fire has been handled.

June 29, 2012 8:30 pm Photos

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