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Little Shell bill reintroduced by Gianforte in House, Tester, Daines in Senate

A bill that would grant federal recognition to Montana’s Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians has been reintroduced in both chambers of the U.S. congress by all three members of Montana’s congressional delegation.

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6/20/2019

article 'We're getting it done': Montana's Little Shell tribe close to federal recognition
(Washington D.C.) -- Federal recognition for Montana’s Little Shell Band of Chippewa Cree Indians has been added to a must-pass U.S. defense bill, which the state...
article Little Shell Recognition Added As Amendment To National Defense Bill
(Washington D.C.) -- Montana Senators Steve Daines and Jon Tester found a new place for a bill that federally recognizes the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians. Last...

6/19/2019

article Daines, Tester advance bill in Senate to federally recognize Little Shell Tribe
(Washington D.C.) -- Montana’s congressional delegation made a successful bipartisan push Wednesday to advance legislation that would, for the first time,...
article Senators optimistic Little Shell bill will pass soon
(Washington D.C.) -- Montana’s two U.S. senators said Wednesday they are optimistic the Little Shell Chippewa Tribe will finally get federal recognition after they...

3/26/2019

article Montana's Little Shell tribe edges closer to federal recognition
(Washington D.C.) -- Montana’s Little Shell Band of Chippewa Cree Indians edged closer to federal recognition Monday in the U.S. House. Representatives voted 403-...
article Tribe recognition bill passes House, moves to Senate
(Washington D.C.) -- The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday to federally recognize the Little Shell Tribe. Bill H.R. 297, led by Congressman Greg...

3/23/2019

article The struggle of the Little Shell Tribe
(Montana) -- Hill 57 stands at the western edge of Great Falls, Montana, toffee-colored and treeless beneath a gray winter sky. The weather is unusually mild for mid-...

1/9/2019

article Little Shell bill reintroduced by Gianforte in House, Tester, Daines in Senate
(Montana) -- A bill that would grant federal recognition to Montana’s Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians has been reintroduced in both chambers of the U.S....
article Tester, Daines reintroduce bill recognizing Little Shell
(Montana) -- Montana’s U.S. senators are again starting the process to try to achieve federal recognition for the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians. Monte...

12/22/2018

article Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians Restoration Act fails in U.S. Senate
(Washington D.C.) -- In September, the Little Shell Chippewa Tribe celebrated the United States House of Representatives passing an act that would provide them federal...

9/16/2018

article Congressman Gianforte sponsors bill for Little Shell Tribe
(Montana) -- The U.S. House passed a bill on Thursday that would give federal recognition to the Little Shell of Chippewa. Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., sponsored the...

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