Tag Archives: Montana

Tribal Veteran Wellness Court Symposium

SAVE THE DATE: August 22-23, 2019 in Missoula, MT. Join for this free two-day event highlighting important considerations for serving and treating Native veterans and the Wellness Court model. Register here and visit http://www.wellnesscourts.org for more information. A limited number … Continue reading

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CSKT 2018 Indian Child Welfare Legal Summit, September 12-13

Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes’2018 Indian Child Welfare Legal Summit The Montana Court Improvement Program, in conjuction with CSKT, would like to invite you to this interactive training designed to improve legal knowledge, skills, and practices in relation to Indian Child Welfare.  … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Author: Victoria Sweet, Child Welfare, Human Trafficking, ICWA, judges, legal ethics, Research | Tagged , , ,

Summer Indian Law Program at Montana

Here. Law students, grad students, attorneys, tribal leaders: JOIN US for the Summer American Indian and Indigenous Law Program here at the Alexander Blewett III School of Law at the University of Montana in beautiful Missoula. We are once again … Continue reading

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Article on Yellowstone County ICWA Court


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Protest Planned for CERA Event in Montana

Link to response from Native educators here. Link to protest announcement here. Citizens Equal Rights Alliance is holding a regional conference in Kalispell, Montana, on September 26, 2015, to kindle local antagonism towards the Federal Government and Tribes.  Speakers include the attorney for two … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Sarah Donnelly, Education | Tagged , , ,

Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe set to acquire Kerr Hydroelectric Project in 2015

In September 2015, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ corporation, Energy Keepers, Inc. (EKI), plans to acquire the Kerr Hydroelectric Project. While the purchase price is still under dispute, the tribal news is publishing a series of articles to educate … Continue reading

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Gas Line Spills 25,000 Gallons on Montana Tribal Land

A Phillips 66 pipeline with a record of prior accidents spilled an estimated 25,000 gallons of gasoline in a remote area outside a small town on Montana’s Crow Indian Reservation, but no public health problems were anticipated, federal officials said … Continue reading

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Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Seek to Register Sacred Site and Prevent Mining

The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes are attempting to list a sacred site on the National Register of Historic Places in hopes of stopping plans to mine Chicago Peak. Stories are here and here. Case material (unsuccessful efforts to stop … Continue reading

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Transfer of Bison to Fort Peck Meets Resistance

AP Story via Huffington Post here:

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First Turtle Talk Poll Results — Oliphant Biggest Frustration

Here are the results to the first Turtle Talk poll — What federal Indian law doctrine frustrates tribal government officials the most? In order by percentage: Oliphant — lack of criminal jurisdiction over non-Indians — 41 percent Montana — lack … Continue reading

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