Stephanie Woodard
10/10/12
On October 10, members of three Montana tribes— Northern Cheyenne , Crow and Gros Ventre and Assiniboine—filed a voting-rights lawsuit in federal court in Billings...
Mark Trahant
10/9/12
Today is the last day to register to vote in 17 states and NativeVote.org is on the case. In Arizona, for example, registration forms must be postmarked by midnight tonight...
Mark Trahant
9/25/12
Montana’s race for the U.S. Senate is fascinating. It was a contest about who was more Montanan . At least until this week. Montana Sen. Jon Tester is accusing his opponent, Rep...
Mark Trahant
9/13/12
Montana is not exactly a blue state...
Gale Courey Toensing
8/8/12
Years after the Chickahominy Indian Tribe of Virginia filed a petition for federal acknowledgment with the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) in 1996, the then-head of the agency told ...
Joseph Valandra

The Bureau of Indian Affairs website declares, “The United States has a unique legal and political relationship with Indian tribes and Alaska Native entities as provided by the Constitution of the United States, treaties, court decisions and Federal statutes.” It goes on to detail the type of rel...

7/13/12
ICTMN Staff
1/19/12
UPDATED, JANUARY 19, 3:06 P.M...
ICTMN Staff
7/6/11
In a bill introduced June 30 by Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., it’s a scenario of simple math...
Stephanie Woodard
11/7/12
In the late afternoon of an Election Day marred by voter intimidation and what appeared to be a faked anthrax attack on the Blackfeet tribal hall in Browning, Montana —and after a ...
Mark Trahant
11/7/12
The next Congress will look like the last one. Only more so. House Speaker John Boehner will return to lead the House of Representatives...

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