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Correction: The U.S. Department of the Interior has determined that Ken St. Blatt Marks was illegally removed as chair of the Chippewa Cree Business Committee, but has not ordered he be reinstated, his attorney, Martha King said. St. Marks and his... Full story
The Native American Classic basketball tournament is a special, annual event in Havre. It’s one of the best gatherings of high school basketball teams on opening weekend of each season anywhere in... Full story
The results of the latest elections for the four new members of the Chippewa Cree Business Committee was thrown out this morning. Melody Whitford, the judge who oversaw the Jonathan Windy Boy v. Election Board hearing, released her decision in favor... Full story
GREAT FALLS (AP) — The Chippewa Cree Tribe is being required to pay up front for work on a $361 million water project after several tribal officials and companies were convicted on corruption charges related to the project, according to a federal... Full story
Ken Blatt St. Marks, the elected chair of the Chippewa Cree Business Committee, said the temporary restraining order that kept him 500 feet away from the tribal offices was lifted after he had a tribal court hearing Tuesday. “They threw out the (te...
A hearing for Sen. Jonathan Windy Boy’s contest against the results of the Chippewa Cree Business Committee elections was heard in tribal courts Tuesday. Windy Boy was represented by his attorney Teresa Harris of Box Elder, and representing the...
A man indicted during the Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation investigations into corruption was to be sentenced Wednesday, but he has been given more time. James Howard Eastlick Jr.’s sentencing has been pushed back to March 11. Eastlick pleaded...
The anticipation level was high for the start of the 2014-15 boys basketball season along the Hi-Line. But as Box Elder and Rocky Boy proved last Thursday night, the wait was worth it. There were... Full story
Chippewa Cree tribal council member-elect Jody LaMere and the Chippewa Cree Election Committee are appealing a tribal court ruling that bars the swearing-in of three new tribal council members elected in the Nov. 4 election. A hearing will be held... Full story
The Chippewa Cree Business Committee meeting scheduled for 9 a.m. today was canceled due to the chaotic environment surrounding the expulsion of chairman Ken Blatt St. Marks and the delay of the swearings-in of the new members of the committee. Richa... Full story
In recent history, the United States has supported economic sanctions against authoritarian regimes around the world. However, in our own backyard there exists a tribal regime that has gone unnoticed for its undemocratic rule and repressive actions... Full story
MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press BILLINGS — Two more defendants in a sweeping corruption investigation into Montana's Chippewa Cree tribe have agreed to plead guilty to federal charges, according to court documents filed Monday. Former Chippewa Cree...
MISSOULA — Two Native American graduate students at the University of Montana took home top honors for their oral research presentations at the American Indian Science and Engineering Society National Conference in Orlando, Florida, Nov. 13-15.... Full story