Tribal Issues

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As the Crow Nation steps into its new year following Crow Fair, one woman says goodbye to her throne. Olivia Reingold spent a day with Miss Crow Nation on one of the last days of her tenure.

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Montana Governor Steve Bullock announced a new endorsement from a consortium of tribal leaders Monday.

Montana Governor Steve Bullock sits in front of campaign signs.
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After missing the first Democratic presidential debate, Montana Governor Steve Bullock hopes to up his profile at the historic presidential forum for Native American issues this week.

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A program designed to address mental health awareness is coming to four high schools on the Flathead and the Rocky Boys Reservations this school year. It’s part of a co-institutional million-dollar grant between Montana State University Extension and Stone Child College.

Members of Montana's Missing Indigenous Persons Task Force met for their second meeting in Great Falls August 10.
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Montana’s Missing Indigenous Persons Task Force met for the second time in Great Falls, Montana this weekend. The task force focused on the management of databases to find people and overlaps and gaps in jurisdictions for who is spearheading the search.

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A federal lawsuit about how the FBI handled a Crow man’s murder will be tried by a judge, not jury.

Tracy Spang / Bureau of Indian Affairs Forestry and Wildland Fire Management in Crow Agency


Crow firefighters contained their fifth dumpster fire of the season today in Pryor. It’s part of a trend following the discontinuation of county trash pick-up.

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A bison in the Fort Peck Tribes’ quarantine program died last week. The bull was one of five that were set to join Fort Peck’s burgeoning bison herd this fall.

Headshot of Davalena Buckman-Kelley
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An 18-year-old girl from the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation was declared missing Tuesday.

Davalena Buckman-Kelly, who has developmental disabilities, was last seen in Beach, North Dakota around 3 or 4 P.M. Tuesday.

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Fire managers on the Crow Reservation are calling back crews this week, in anticipation of rising fire potential.

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