Northern Cheyenne Tribe
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PRYOR — The word “suicide” wasn't mentioned during a student rally Thursday at Plenty Coups High School.
HELENA — An appellate court has ruled a lawsuit seeking satellite voting offices on three Montana reservations can go on.
LAME DEER -- Newly sworn-in Northern Cheyenne President John J. Robinson talked Friday about what a unified people can do.
The Northern Cheyenne Tribe has selected a new leader for the next four years.
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.
LAME DEER — The arts were front and center Monday at Lame Deer High School and Junior High.
By just a few votes, Northern Cheyenne Tribal President Leroy Spang was knocked out of the running for another term in office.
A forum featuring candidates for office in the Northern Cheyenne Tribe will take place Tuesday in Birney.
The Northern Cheyenne Tribe will have a full slate of candidates for president and the other offices in the Sept. 27 primary election.
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.
A grand re-opening will take place Thursday for the County Office of Public Assistance in Lame Deer.
ASHLAND — Twilla Speelman engaged in the saddest sort of treasure hunt on Thursday afternoon.
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…
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.