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Judge affirms chairman in Crow Tribe leadership dispute

A Montana tribal judge has recognized one of two contenders for the chairmanship of the Crow Tribe in order to allow tribal business to continue during a dispute over the position. The Billings Gazette reports that Alvin Not Afraid will remain chairman during ongoing litigation to determine the outcome of a January vote to remove him and secretary R. Knute Old Crow from office.

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11/26/2019

article Crow leaders call for more police on reservation struggling with crime
(Montana) -- Crow tribal leaders said Monday they will no longer accept "lip service" when it comes to public safety concerns, and they want something done...

11/25/2019

article Crow leaders call for more police on reservation struggling with crime
(Montana) -- Crow tribal leaders said Monday they will no longer accept "lip service" when it comes to public safety concerns, and they want something done...
article Troubleshooting Tribal Law Enforcement
(Montana) -- Crime rates on native land is no new issue. A discussion was held Monday in the Cultural Center at Little Big Horn College, a discussion Crow Chairman A.J....

11/22/2019

article Crow Tribe takes steps to form tribal police force
(Montana) -- The Crow Tribe has begun paperwork to form its own police department, after declaring a state of emergency over lack of Bureau of Indian Affairs law...

11/21/2019

article Lack of law enforcement enrages community members on Crow Reservation
(Montana) -- Crime on the Crow Indian Reservaton is not a new issue, but now, community members feel like they can't ask for help because they don't believe...

11/19/2019

article Update: Authorities say Crow boy still missing
(Montana) -- The Montana Department of Justice now says that Christian Robinson has not been located, and a missing person advisory for him remains active. The state...

11/17/2019

article Football brings some peace to Sioux family after teen's death
(South Dakota) -- Teenagers Jashawn and Jayton Pease embraced in the end zone while celebrating the 74-39 victory that made their Crow Creek Chieftains the champions of...

10/28/2019

article Cultural ambassador: Kevin Red Star depicts Crow life through post-modern lens
(Montana) -- Growing up on the Crow Reservation in Montana, Kevin Red Star took to sketching scenes from family stories – the hunts and horses, ceremonial dances and the...

10/23/2019

article Crow Nation is a place where one could vanish - and many have
(Montana) -- CJ Stewart's cousin. BethYana Pease's friend. Mary Amyette's niece. Crow Nation is the sort of place where a person could vanish. And a place...

10/19/2019

article Decade-old lawsuit over law-enforcement on Indian reservations going to trial
(Montana) -- Decade-old lawsuit over law-enforcement on Indian reservations going to trial. A 10-year-old lawsuit that says the FBI inadequately investigates crimes...

10/12/2019

article Man arrested on Crow Reservation was on ATF’s most-wanted list, considers himself a sovereign citizen
(Montana) -- A former Iowa and Minnesota man who was at large for almost eight years before he was arrested on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation will be allowed to...

10/9/2019

article Judge declines to throw out charges in sovereign case
(Montana) -- A federal judge has declined to throw out weapons charges brought by a former Lime Springs man who argued the courts don’t have jurisdiction over him...

10/6/2019

article Ex-chief judge of Crow, court administrator sue over ouster
(Montana) -- The former chief judge and court administrator for the Crow Tribe have sued over their termination, claiming a flawed investigation led to their ouster. In...

9/17/2019

article Crow Consider Legalizing Alcohol To Revitalize Economy
(Montana) -- The Crow Legislature is considering a bill that would introduce alcohol on the Tribe’s Reservation. It’s part of a plan to revitalize the Crow...

9/5/2019

article Fire Burns 584 Acres Near Pryor on Crow Reservation
(Montana) -- Firefighters contained the 524-acre Roadside 484 fire that sparked Wednesday on the Crow Reservation, according to the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

8/18/2019

article Crow Fair celebrates culture and history
(Montana) -- The Crow Fair Celebration Powwow & Rodeo is underway at Crow Agency. It began on August 14 and continues through August 19. The annual event includes...

8/14/2019

article Crow Creek Tribe, Highway Patrol working cooperatively for Pow Wow
(South Dakota) -- South Dakota Highway Patrol troopers and the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe will work together to ensure safety at this weekend’s Crow Creek Dakota...

8/7/2019

article Crow Tribe, National Guard work together to build homes for veterans
(Montana) -- This house being built in a small neighborhood on a hill overlooking the town feels like success. Working on the house are members of the Montana and Hawaii...

8/4/2019

article Crow Fair Celebration Powwow and Rodeo 2019
(Montana) -- Attracting more than 50,000 spectators and participants from around the world and named one of the biggest powwows in the country, by the Apsáalooke people...

7/31/2019

article Woman gets 70 months for meth-fueled attack
(Montana) -- A Crow Agency woman who said she beat and injured an elderly man while she was on methamphetamine was sentenced Wednesday to 70 months in prison and three...

7/21/2019

article Crow Agency man reported as walkaway from Billings prerelease
(Montana) -- A 45-year-old man has been placed on escape status after walking away from a downtown Billings prerelease center. Michael Longroach, of Crow Agency, left...

7/14/2019

article Severe storms prompt flood advisory for Billings, Crow Reservation
(Montana) -- Heavy rains in the Billings area have sparked a flooding warning in urban areas and near small streams. The National Weather Service’s Billings Office...

7/10/2019

article Crow Nation Pushes To Protect Sacred Sites In Custer Gallatin National Forest
(Montana) -- For the first time in thirty years, the U.S. Forest Service is updating its management plan for the Custer-Gallatin National Forest. It’ll determine...

7/2/2019

article Federal court hearing suit claiming discrimination in 2005 investigation of death of Crow man
(Montana) -- The family of Steven Bearcrane says they don’t believe all the questions about his 2005 death have been fully answered. “We just want justice...
article Native Americans rally behind case alleging FBI bias
(Montana) -- A Montana family’s decade-old lawsuit alleging that racial discrimination tainted an FBI investigation into their relative’s shooting death is...

6/24/2019

article Crow students create podcast that earns praise, airtime on NPR
(Montana) -- The idea of making a speech is enough to make many students nervous. Putting your voice out to the wider world on a podcast That’s a new level of...

6/23/2019

article Crow Head Start closure 'a tragedy' for reservation's youngest students
(Montana) -- The three locations of the Crow Tribe's Head Start programs barely functioned last school year, leaving 3 and 4-year-olds without a resource for...
article Crow storyteller awarded with National Endowment for the Arts
(Montana) -- On a ranch in the Pryor Mountains between Crow Agency and Hardin, Grant Bulltail grew up surrounded by his family and by stories and traditions of the...

6/22/2019

article Woman gets 10 years for running over, killing husband
(Montana) -- A woman who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for running over her husband with her minivan on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation has been sentenced...

6/11/2019

article Crow Tribe strives to protect Crazy Mountains
(Montana) -- The Custer Gallatin National Forest is currently revising its management plan and the Crow Tribe wants a say when it comes to the Crazy Mountains. The...
article Crow Tribe vice-secretary admits driving drunk in Bozeman
(Montana) -- The vice-secretary of the Crow Tribe has pleaded guilty to driving drunk in Bozeman in December. Shawn Ellis Backbone was sentenced last month in Bozeman...

6/10/2019

article Crow Nation seeks protection for Crazy Mountains in forest plan revision
(Montana) -- The Crow Nation of Montana wants a say in the future of the Crazy Mountains, a range that shaped the history of the tribe and the West at large. The Crazies...
article Crow tribe seeking say in future development in the Crazy Mountains
(Montana) -- The Custer Gallatin National Forest is currently revising its management plan, and the Crow Tribe wants a say when it comes to the Crazy Mountains. The...

6/6/2019

article Billionaire Lawrence Ho Says Australian Probe Will Only Help Melco Resorts in Japan
(Australia) -- Ho, 43, reached an agreement late last month with fellow billionaire and former business partner James Packer to acquire a nearly 20 percent stake in...
article Crow Tribe issues boil order for Wyola
(Montana) -- Bacterial contamination detected in Wyola's public water system prompted federal officials on Wednesday to call for a boil order in the Crow Reservation...

6/5/2019

article Wendy Red Star at the Newark Museum: A Powerful Portrait of the Crow Nation
(New Jersey) -- Western museums were built on a colonial foundation. One of the ways they reflect this is by presenting objects from certain cultures — African and...
article Crow tribe issues boil water advisory for Wyola after E.coli contamination found
(Montana) -- The Crow tribe has issued a boil water advisory for residents in Wyola after a test came back positive for E.coli in a water pipe. The tribe first...

6/4/2019

article Crow, environmentalists push for protections of Crazy Mountains
(Montana) -- The famous Crow Chief Plenty Coups spent four days fasting in the Crazy Mountains in 1860. He was 11. He returned with a vision of bison disappearing and...
article Little Bighorn remains a big draw 143 years later
(Montana) -- The Little Big Horn Battlefield, on the Crow Reservation, is in southeastern Montana, right outside of Crow Agency, right off Highway 212, the Warrior Trail.

5/22/2019

article Crow Tribe lifts 'boil order' for Pryor water system
(Montana) -- Crow tribal officials have lifted a boil order for the Pryor water system after finding no contamination. The order was put in place last week after...

5/20/2019

article Wyoming court still has 2 issues to decide in Crow hunting case
(Wyoming) -- Although a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Crow elk hunter Clayvin Herrera appears to be a win for the Montana tribe by affirming its 1868 treaty rights, his...

5/18/2019

article Crow Tribe Issues ‘Boil Order’ in Pryor Water System
(Montana) -- The Crow Tribe’s Water Resource Department has issued a boil order for the Pryor water system due to possible contamination. The department said...

5/17/2019

article Pryor once again under boil order after power bill goes unpaid
(Montana) -- Officials at the Crow Tribe Water Resource Department have placed a boil order for residents in Pryor after the Crow Tribe missed paying its power bill and...

4/24/2019

article Crow tribe lifts boil-water advisory for residents
(Montana) -- Water on the Crow reservation is once again clean enough to drink from the tap. Tribal officials announced Wednesday that problems with a broken water line...

4/9/2019

article Archives On The Air 142: Candids From The Crow Tribe—Richard Throssel Papers
(Wyoming) -- In 1906, the Crow tribe adopted a man with a camera into their ranks. His name was Richard Throssel. Throssel had a mixed background of Scottish, English,...

3/26/2019

article Crow Reservation reeling from flooding and road closures
(Montana) -- Flood waters from the Big Horn River threatened homes and closed Interstate 90 in Crow Agency Monday. The Crow tribe has been battling flooding around the...

3/25/2019

article Crow Tribe declares state of emergency due to flooding
(Montana) -- Chairman Alvin Not Afraid Jr. declared a state of emergency for the entire Crow Tribe. Warming weather, spring runoff, and flooding conditions contributed...

3/24/2019

article Crow Tribe declares state of emergency due to flooding
(Montana) -- Crow Tribe chairman Alvin Not Afraid Jr. declared a state of emergency for the entire Crow Tribe yesterday. Warming weather, spring runoff, and flooding...

3/22/2019

article BIA investigating Crow fire, says it was caused by faulty wiring
(Montana) -- The Bureau of Indian Affairs is investigating a fire that gutted the Crow Tribal Administrative Offices on Thursday in Crow Agency, a spokeswoman for the...

3/21/2019

article Vacant Crow tribal building burns
(Montana) -- The Crow Tribal Executive Branch Administrative Offices caught fire Thursday in Crow Agency. The fire started sometime before noon Thursday, said Vernon...

3/18/2019

article Crow Agency water service restored and hospital reopens, but residents still urged to boil water
(Montana) -- Repair crews have restored water service to Crow Agency and the hospital has reopened, but residents are still urged to boil water for drinking. Residents...
article Water lines repaired in Crow Agency; EPA still testing water for safety
(Montana) -- Repairs on two broken water mains in Crow Agency were completed by Monday afternoon, but additional measures still need to be taken to see if the water is...

3/16/2019

article Crow Agency without water after multiple water line breaks
(Montana) -- The town of Crow Agency has been without water since Friday morning after multiple water line breaks caused the distribution system to shut down, according...

3/15/2019

article Crow Agency without water, hospital closes clinic
(Montana) -- Crow Chairman AJ Not Afraid said right now all of Crow Agency is without water. His office is working with the Bureau of Indian Affairs and Indian Health...

3/2/2019

article Judge affirms chairman in Crow Tribe leadership dispute
(Montana) -- A Montana tribal judge has recognized one of two contenders for the chairmanship of the Crow Tribe in order to allow tribal business to continue during a...

3/1/2019

article Crow tribal judge backs Not Afraid claim to chairmanship
(Montana) -- A Crow tribal judge has ordered the tribe’s vice chairman, Carlson “Duke” Goes Ahead, to stop publicly claiming he’s the tribe...
article Judge affirms chairman in Crow Tribe leadership dispute
(Montana) -- A Montana tribal judge has recognized one of two contenders for the chairmanship of the Crow Tribe in order to allow tribal business to continue during a...
article Q&A with Crow entertainer Supaman
(Wyoming) -- Applause and laughter echoed throughout Kinnison Hall. Illuminated by red glow sticks to raise awareness for missing and murdered indigenous women, a crowd...

2/28/2019

article Crow tribal judge backs Not Afraid claim to chairmanship
(Montana) -- A Crow tribal judge has ordered the tribe’s vice chairman, Carlson “Duke” Goes Ahead, to stop publicly claiming he’s the tribe...
article Tribal judge temporarily affirms Not Afraid as Crow chairman
(Montana) -- A tribal judge on Thursday affirmed that, for the time being, the Crow Tribe’s chairmanship is still held by Alvin “A.J.” Not Afraid....
article Community meal, grocery giveaway support Crow Agency in aftermath of Merc fire
(Montana) -- It’s been almost a month since a fire scorched the Crow Mercantile in Crow Agency, closing a hub for groceries, household supplies and conversation on...

2/11/2019

article Judge orders First Interstate Bank to unfreeze $2.5 million of Crow tribal money
(Montana) -- A federal judge ordered First Interstate Bank Friday to unfreeze about $2.5 million in Crow tribal fund to Chairman A.J. Not Afraid after two other tribal...

2/9/2019

article First Interstate ordered to release $2.4M to Crow Tribe amid government power struggle
(Montana) -- A federal judge in Billings has ordered First Interstate Bank to release more than $2.4 million of the Crow Tribe’s government funds after it...
article ICYMI: Factions continue dispute over Crow leaders, clash at Water Resources Building
(Montana) -- Clashes between the new and ousted administration on the Crow Agency continued when a group of men broke in to the Water Resources Department in Crow Agency...

2/6/2019

article Bank Wants Court To Hold Tribe's Cash Amid Leadership Row (sub req)
(Montana) -- A Montana bank has hit the Crow Tribe of Indians and tribal officials with a suit asking a federal court to take control of nearly $2.5 million from the...

2/2/2019

article First Interstate Bank freezes Crow tribal funds in midst of dispute over leader
(Montana) -- First Interstate Bank said Friday it’s freezing the bank accounts of the Crow tribe because the bank is uncertain who is the tribe’s leader.

1/26/2019

article Man sentenced for fatal stabbing on Crow Indian Reservation
(Montana) -- A 20-year-old man has been sentenced to more than five years in federal prison for a fatal stabbing during an argument on Montana's Crow Indian...

1/24/2019

article Man sentenced for fatal stabbing on Crow Indian Reservation
(Montana) -- A 20-year-old man has been sentenced to more than five years in federal prison for a fatal stabbing during an argument on Montana's Crow Indian...

1/23/2019

article BLACK EAGLES: Consider who's responsible for Crow Tribe's fiscal woes
(Montana) -- he purpose of this letter is to address the current statements being made by Carlson “Dukie” Goes Ahead, Crow vice chairman, and Shawn Back Bone...

1/12/2019

article Crow leaders call meeting seeking ouster of tribal chairman
(Montana) -- Two elected members of the Crow Tribe executive branch repeated their desire Friday to remove Chair Alvin “A.J.” Not Afraid, Jr. The actions of...

1/9/2019

article BLOG: Justices grapple with preclusion and “occupation” in Crow Tribe treaty case
(Washington D.C.) -- On Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard argument in its latest foray into Indian treaty interpretation, Herrera v. Wyoming. The case concerns the...

1/7/2019

article Crow chairman blasts effort from other tribal officials to oust him
(Montana) -- Crow Tribal Chairman Alvin “A.J.” Not Afraid blasted an apparent attempt to remove him from office by two other tribal officials, arguing the...
article Crow tribal chairman questions validity of attempted recall petition
(Montana) -- Two top Crow Tribe officials on Thursday moved to recall the tribe's chairman, Alvin "A.J" Not Afraid, who questioned whether their actions...

1/6/2019

article Crow chair says removal petition not valid
(Montana) -- The Crow Tribal Chair says an attempt to remove him from office is not in line with the tribe’s constitution. A petition letter was sent to the Crow...

1/4/2019

article Crow chairman blasts effort from other tribal officials to oust him
(Montana) -- Crow Tribal Chairman Alvin “A.J.” Not Afraid blasted an apparent attempt to remove him from office by two other tribal officials, arguing the...

12/31/2018

article Video of Crow elders presenting War Bonnet to soldier with honor song goes viral
(Montana) -- A video of a Crow soldier returning home that was presented with a war bonnet and an honor song by Crow elders has gone viral. On December 21st, the...

12/28/2018

article Crow Tribe says missing $150,000 in federal grants went to re-election campaigns
(Montana) -- Crow Tribe officials are unable to account for a $150,000 grant given to them in 2015 to fight meth addiction according to a report from federal...

12/26/2018

article US officials say Crow Tribe can't account for $150,000 grant
(Montana) -- Federal officials say the Crow Tribe can't account for $150,000 in federal funds that were supposed to be used to combat meth addiction on the...

12/24/2018

article Crow officials unable to account for $150K grant to combat meth, report says
(Montana) -- Officials with the Crow Tribe are unable to account for $150,000 it received in a federal grant intended to combat meth addiction on the reservation,...

12/21/2018

article Buy-Back Program Sends Offers to Landowners with Fractional Interests at the Crow Reservation
(Washington D.C.) -- The Department of the Interior announced today that nearly 4,000 landowners with fractional interests at the Crow Reservation in Montana have been...

12/19/2018

article EPA: Tests show no E.coli in Crow tribe’s drinking water
(Montana) -- Tests conducted last week show no E.coli in the Crow tribal water system, and contaminants discovered at the water source last summer were never detected in...

12/18/2018

article Chamberlain woman sentenced for embezzling from tribe
(South Dakota) -- A Chamberlain woman has been sentenced to four years of probation for embezzling from the Crow Creek Sioux tribe. The U.S. Attorney's Office says...

12/15/2018

article Crow Tribe Not In Compliance With EPA Water Standards, Cannot Account For $12.8 Million
(Montana) -- The water on the Crow reservation may be unsafe to drink, according to information in a memo released by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) office...

12/14/2018

article Crow chairman: Report of fecal matter found in water supply is false
(Montana) -- The report of fecal matter found in Crow Agency’s water system is false, according to the tribe’s chairman. The most recent sampling of E.Coli,...
article Crow Tribe Not In Compliance With EPA Water Standards, Cannot Account For $12.8 Million
(Montana) -- The water on the Crow reservation may be unsafe to drink, according to information in a memo released by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) office...
article Federal officials find contamination in Crow water system
(Montana) -- Tests results on a public water system serving 1,300 residents on Montana’s Crow Indian Reservation found evidence of fecal material contamination...

11/30/2018

article Judge rejects new trial for man convicted in murder on Crow Indian Reservation
(Montana) -- A federal judge has denied a new trial for a man convicted of murdering a woman on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation following accusations that the...

11/18/2018

article Crow: The Legend interview — Taking VR entertainment to the next level
(California) -- Crow: The Legend debuted last week as a new animated film for both 2D viewing on YouTube and Facebook as well as interactive virtual reality experience....

11/5/2018

article ‘Crazy how it happened:’ Man accused of attempting to kill neighbor with machete over break-in
(Wisconsin) -- A 64-year-old Milwaukee man is accused of using a machete to maim a man who allegedly accused his son of trying to break into car -- allegedly luring his...

11/3/2018

article Gianforte, Rosendale running on the Crow agenda, tribal chairman says during endorsement
(Montana) -- Crow tribal chairman Alvin “A.J.” Not Afraid gave a full-throated endorsement to Rep. Greg Gianforte on Friday, telling Absalooke Nation to...

11/2/2018

article Crow Tribe members protest chairman’s endorsement of Matt Rosendale
(Montana) -- Members of the Crow tribe protested Chairman A.J. Not Afraid’s endorsement of Montana Republican Matt Rosendale for U.S. Senate Thursday, saying he...

11/1/2018

article Crow Tribe clears up endorsement confusion
(Montana) -- Another plot twist over who the Crow Tribe is endorsing in the U.S. Senate race for Montana. It turns out Republican challenger Matt Rosendale and incumbent...
article Crow Tribe members protest chairman’s endorsement of Matt Rosendale
(Montana) -- Members of the Crow tribe protested Chairman A.J. Not Afraid’s endorsement of Montana Republican Matt Rosendale for U.S. Senate Thursday, saying he...

10/30/2018

article Apsaalooke culture program celebrates 100th anniversary of Crow Fair
(Montana) -- The final program in a series of events celebrating the 100th anniversary of Crow Fair and Apsaalooke culture takes place Wednesday, Nov. 7 at Park Photo,...

10/29/2018

article Crow Tribal Chairman Endorses Rosendale for Senate
(Montana) -- Big development in Montana's critical US Senate race- the chairman of the Crow Tribe is endorsing Republican Senate candidate Matt Rosendale. Check out...

10/28/2018

article CRIME: Woman Beat Boyfriend To Death, Then Had Her Brothers Help Dismember Body
(Montana) -- In April 2015, the badly burned torso of a man was found in a remote part of the Crow Indian Reservation, southeast of Billings, Montana. His head, hands...

10/20/2018

article 2 Crow tribal judges removed from office
(Montana) -- In a 12-3 vote, the Crow Tribe's Legislative Branch removed Chief Judge Leroy Not Afraid from the Crow Tribal Court. In addition, Associate Judge Kari...
article Crow Nation lawmakers vote to remove 2 tribal court judges
(Montana) -- The Crow Nation Legislative Branch has voted to remove two judges from the tribal court over misconduct allegations. KULR-TV reported Friday that lawmakers...

10/19/2018

article Crow Chief Judge Leroy Not Afraid and Judge Kari Covers Up removed from office
(Montana) -- The Crow Tribe's Legislative Branch removed Chief Judge Leroy Not Afraid from the Crow Tribal court in a vote of 12 to 3. Crow's Legislative Branch...
article Two judges have been removed from the Crow Tribal Court
(Montana) -- The Crow Tribe’s Legislative Branch has removed Chief Judge Leroy Not Afraid from the Crow Tribal Court in a vote of 12-3, according to a press...

10/14/2018

article 230th and 260th Engineers build home on Crow Agency
(Montana) -- Continuing the five-year Integrated Readiness Training from last year, Montana Army National Guard Soldiers with Detachment 2, 230th Vertical Engineers and...

10/4/2018

article Crow chairman says tribe will pay back misspent money to federal government
(Montana) -- The chairman of the Crow Tribe vowed Thursday to repay misspent federal money identified in a recent audit, which could total in the millions. The money...

10/2/2018

article Crow Tribe says it's reviewing federal audit
(Montana) -- Montana's Crow Indian Tribe says it's reviewing a U.S. audit saying it misused $4.8 million intended for water system improvements and can't...
article Federal investigators: Montana tribe misused millions
(Montana) -- Government investigators say Montana’s Crow Indian Tribe can’t account for $12 million meant for water system improvements and that it misused...
article Montana's Crow Tribe misused millions, federal investigators say
(Montana) -- Montana's Crow Indian Tribe misused $4.8 million intended for water system improvements and can't account for an additional $7.8 million that the...

9/29/2018

article Crow Tribal Government shut down
(Montana) -- The Crow Tribal Executive Branch has failed to submit a proposed budget for the 2019 fiscal year in accordance with Crow laws and the 2001 Constitution of...

9/7/2018

article Crow Tribal Court dismisses warrant for chairman A.J. Not Afraid
(Montana) -- The Crow Tribal Court vacated an arrest warrant for Crow Tribal Chairman Alvin "A.J." Not Afraid on Friday. The warrant was issued Wednesday after...

9/6/2018

article Arrest warrant issued for Crow Tribe chairman citing contempt of court
(Montana) -- The Crow Tribal Court has issued an arrest warrant for Crow Tribal Chairman, Alvin "A.J." Not Afraid, after his administration failed to comply...

9/5/2018

article Crow court to tribal chairman: Pay our wages or be arrested for contempt
(Montana) -- The Crow Tribe’s executive branch must pay outstanding funds owed to the courts, or contempt of court charges could lead to the arrest of the tribe...

9/3/2018

article Veterans History Project aims to bolster Native American outreach with visit to Crow Fair
(Montana) -- Despite 18 years of work recording and cataloging the experiences of America’s veteran population, Karen Lloyd says that Native Americans who served...

9/1/2018

article Crow tribe's Chief Plenty Coups planted seeds that still bear fruit today
(Montana) -- Near the log home that Chief Plenty Coups built in the 1880s, a grassy path leads to a small apple orchard that continues to bear fruit. “Our apple...

8/26/2018

article ICYMI: Montana killer freed years after conviction determined not to be 'crime of violence'
(Montana) -- A U.S. judge ordered a convicted killer from Montana's Crow Indian Reservation released from prison on Thursday after part of his conviction was...

8/24/2018

article She has a camper truck, he has a private jet – can a Democrat take Montana?
(Montana) -- It’s 90 minutes before daylight on a late summer day when Kathleen Williams loads up her camper truck with signs and stickers and hits the campaign...

8/23/2018

article Judge considers new trial for man convicted in brutal Crow Agency killing
(Montana) -- A federal judge is considering a new trial for a man convicted of murdering a woman on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation after defense attorneys accused...
article Murderer freed because it wasn't 'crime of violence'
(Montana) -- A U.S. judge ordered a convicted killer from Montana's Crow Indian Reservation released from prison on Thursday after part of his conviction was...

8/17/2018

article Crow Tribal Leader Sends Message to Washington State
(Montana) -- A longtime legislative leader from the Crow Tribe in Montana testified on Capitol Hill earlier this week, sending a strong message to Washington state...

8/14/2018

article Crow Agency celebrates 100th Crow Fair
(Montana) -- Crow Nation will celebrate its centennial Crow Fair in the Teepee Capital of the World starting Wednesday. It won’t be the 100th year in a row for the...

8/12/2018

article Apsáalooke people celebrate 100 years of coming together for Crow Fair
(Montana) -- Lydia Fallsdown has been taking part in Crow Fair since she was 1 year old. She had to be tied to her horse that first year because she couldn’t hold...

7/28/2018

article Judge allows lawsuit against Crow nursing home to proceed
(Montana) -- A federal judge will allow a woman's lawsuit, which claims that the leaders of the Crow tribe's nursing home conspired to fire her for reporting...

7/22/2018

article Can non-tribal cops chase alleged criminals onto the Crow Reservation? Some law enforcement say yes
(Montana) -- Some area law enforcement officials are pushing back against the belief that tribal members fleeing police can reach a “safe haven” by traveling...

7/1/2018

article Woman killed in Crow Agency crash ID'd
(Montana) -- A woman killed in a Saturday morning car crash in Crow Agency has been identified by the Big Horn County Coroner's office. Whitney Jo Little Light, 24,...

6/30/2018

article Supreme Court to review Crow elk hunting rights in Wyoming
(Wyoming) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to review a case in which a Crow tribal member and former tribal game warden from Montana is asserting his right under a...

6/26/2018

article Federal auditors: Crow Tribe can't account for $14.5M in grants
(Montana) -- The Crow Tribe can't account for nearly $14.5 million in federal transportation grants from 2016, according to a federal audit released Monday. The...

6/25/2018

article APNewsBreak: Montana tribe can't account for $14.5 million
(Montana) -- Montana's Crow Indian Tribe has been unable to account for $14.5 million it received for transportation programs, marking the second time in less than...

6/23/2018

article Crow tribe will pursue charges in triple homicide
(Montana) -- A day after federal prosecutors said they could not prove who was responsible for a triple homicide on the Crow Indian Reservation last August, the tribal...
article No Federal Charges in Triple Killing on Crow Reservation
(Montana) -- No federal charges will be brought in the killing of three people who entered a house on Montana’s Crow Indian Reservation and were engaged in a...

6/22/2018

article Feds won't file charges in Crow Reservation triple killing, saying it's impossible to prove what happened
(Montana) -- No federal charges will be brought in the killing of three people who entered a house on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation and were engaged in a 2017...

6/6/2018

article Crow grant 6-month extension for use of road to Ok-A-Beh Marina
(Montana) -- The National Park Service has secured from the Crow Tribe a six-month extension to use the Ok-A-Beh Road at Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area. The...

5/26/2018

article Solicitor General: Supreme Court should hear Crow case
(Montana) -- The U.S. Supreme Court should review a case in which a Crow tribal member and game warden from Montana is asserting his treaty right to hunt elk in Wyoming...

5/23/2018

article Wyoming courts got Crow Tribe treaty wrong, says U.S. solicitor general
(Wyoming) -- Wyoming courts got it wrong and the U.S. Supreme Court should review the case in which a Crow tribal member has asserted his 150-year-old treaty right to...

5/21/2018

article Nurse claims she was fired from Crow Health Center for reporting sexual assault
(Montana) -- A woman claims in a lawsuit filed in a Billings federal court that she was fired from her position as a registered nurse at Awe KualaWaache Care on the Crow...

5/13/2018

article Crow Fair celebrates 100 years this summer
(Montana) -- One-hundred years later, Crow Fair continues to celebrate culture with the largest Native American event in Montana. The Apsáalooke people of the Crow...

5/2/2018

article Reservation school gets a new building for art classes, Crow culture program
(Wyoming) -- The arts and Crow Studies programs at Wyola Public School just got a boost in the form of a bright blue modular outbuilding. The new structure, which was...

5/1/2018

article New Crow Tribal police chief sworn in
(Arizona) -- Whether it's a triple homicide last August in Lodge Grass, or an agent involved shooting last month, Crow Nation has seen more than it's share of...

4/30/2018

article Crow tribal members celebrate victory with time-honored tradition
(Montana) -- In March, the Hardin Bulldog boys basketball team won their first state title in more than 20 years. Now, more than a month later, the community of Hardin...

4/24/2018

article Crow Reservation preparing for possibility of spring flooding
(Montana) -- A slow, steady warm-up as spring finally comes to south-central Montana has left tribal and local officials in Big Horn County cautiously optimistic, but...

4/4/2018

article Coal company with ties to ND, Minn., eyes bankruptcy
(Montana) -- Westmoreland Coal Co. stock fell to 26 cents a share Tuesday, April 3, after the company with three Montana mines indicated it would consider bankruptcy....

2/24/2018

article Montana man convicted in woman's burning death asks for new trial
(Montana) -- A man convicted of murdering a woman on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation by strangling her and lighting her on fire asked for a retrial Friday,...

2/16/2018

article Crow Tribe sets sights on hunting Yellowstone National Park's bison
(Montana) -- For the first time Crow tribal members are working to assert treaty hunting rights in the Gardiner area where Yellowstone National Park bison and elk winter.
article Crow Tribe Wants to Join Tribal Hunts of Yellowstone Bison
(Montana) -- The Crow Tribe want to become the seventh tribe permitted to hunt Yellowstone bison and elk outside the park during winter.

1/26/2018

article Crow tribal court mismanaged federal funds, created hostile work environment, says report
(Montana) -- A recent federal audit of the Crow Tribe’s court system alleges widespread mismanagement of federal funds in the judicial branch, failure to comply...

11/3/2017

article Bureau of Indian Affairs planning to re-open Montana jail
(Montana) -- The Bureau of Indian Affairs expects to re-open a privately-built jail on the edge of the Crow Indian Reservation in coming months after it sat vacant for...

10/8/2017

article No water contamination found on Crow Indian Reservation
(Montana) -- No contamination has been found in the water on the Crow Indian Reservation after a water treatment plant in Crow Agency was vandalized. Tribal Chairman A.J...

10/6/2017

article Bottled Water Delivered After Treatment Plant Vandalized
(Montana) -- Crow tribal employees helped deliver bottled water to families on the Crow Indian Reservation after someone vandalized the water treatment plant in Crow...
article Crow Tribe declares emergency after vandalism at water treatment facility
(Montana) -- The Crow Tribe is dealing with another crisis on its reservation in Montana. Vandals struck the water treatment facility in Crow Agency earlier this week....
article Crow Tribe Water Authority says vandals used guns, fire to destroy water treatment plant
(Montana) -- As many as 2,000 Crow Agency residents remained without clean water Thursday after vandals wreaked havoc on a tribal water treatment facility, firing...

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