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Crowd of 43 seeks 5 seats in CSKT Tribal Council primary

Crowd of 43 seeks 5 seats in CSKT Tribal Council primary

PABLO – Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal members will have an unusually long list of candidates to sift through when they go to the polls Saturday for the Tribal Council primary election.

October 31, 2013 8:23 amLoading…

Attorney: Tribal leader 's prosecution would upend law

GREAT FALLS — A Blackfeet Indian attorney says 200 years of tribal law will be upended if the U.S. government is allowed to prosecute a tribal leader for a victimless crime on the reservation.

September 26, 2013 10:27 amLoading…
Ousted tribal leader to challenge his removal

Ousted tribal leader to challenge his removal

HELENA — The ousted president of Montana's Northern Cheyenne tribe says he will show up at a tribal council hearing Monday to challenge its decision to remove him from office while he was in a Billings hospital having surgery.

July 14, 2013 12:00 pmLoading…

5 Montana reservations don't report DUIs to state

HELENA — Five of Montana’s seven American Indian reservations don’t report drunken-driving convictions to the state, and county prosecutors say the information void poses a safety risk for both repeat offenders and other drivers.

June 07, 2013 4:08 pmLoading…
County can't arrest tribal members on reservation

County can't arrest tribal members on reservation

HELENA — A state senator and Blackfeet leader who fled a traffic stop appears to have been right when he told a Glacier County sheriff's deputy the officer had no jurisdiction to arrest him.

May 31, 2013 7:00 pmLoading…
Obama promises more help, but tribal leaders say they’ll wait and see

Obama promises more help, but tribal leaders say they’ll wait and see

WASHINGTON — Barack Obama has done something that none of the previous 43 U.S. presidents ever did: He met with tribal leaders every single year of his term.

December 05, 2012 5:54 pmLoading…
Fort Peck Tribes pay $1,500 to each tribal member

Fort Peck Tribes pay $1,500 to each tribal member

POPLAR — Per-capita checks of $1,500 were handed out Tuesday in Poplar to all Fort Peck tribal members.

October 02, 2012 6:45 pmLoading…

Blackfeet tribal council fractured over ouster

GREAT FALLS — Ten Blackfeet tribal members are claiming they have seats on the nine-member Tribal Business Council after a council member was removed, replaced and then voted with four others to return himself to the board.

July 25, 2012 1:39 pmLoading…

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