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 By Derek Hann    Local    August 19, 2019 

Group works on saving languages at Rocky Boy

Mahchiwminahnahtik Chippewa and Cree Language Revitalization, or MCCLR, is working as a non-profit on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation to breathe new life in the tribe’s native languages. “It’s exciting, it’s really exciting,” MCCLR...


Obituary - Delores Lynn 'Lori' Parisian

Delores Lynn “Lori” Parisian, 55, passed away due to natural causes at Northern Montana Hospital Saturday, August 10, 2019. Wake services will begin at 4:00 p.m. today, August 16, with a Rosary... Full story


Chippewa Cree Tribe declares state of emergency for Chippewa and Cree languages

Havre Daily News staff The tribal council at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation voted unanimously Thursday to declare an emergency for the native languages at the reservation. A press release from the nonprofit Mahchiwminahnahtik Chippewa and Cree...

 By Derek Hann    Local    August 5, 2019

Thousands celebrate culture at annual Chippewa Cree Celebration

The 2019 Chippewa Cree Celebration saw thousands of people from across the country and Canada joining in the festivities throughout the weekend on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation. "It's important to...

 By Derek Hann    Local    August 2, 2019

20th annual Youth Powwow takes a look at social issues

The Chippewa Cree 20th Annual Youth Powwow was underway in the summer heat Thursday and held two presentations for children to take in lessons about trauma, depression, suicide prevention, bullying,...


Supaman to share message of hope, resiliency at powwow

With mental health and substance abuse rising in the state, the Chippewa Cree Wellness Coalition has reached out for Crow Agency resident hip-hop artist Christian Parrish Takes the Gun, known professionally as Supaman, to speak Thursday at this year...

 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    July 30, 2019

Powwow schedule set for Chippewa Cree Celebration at Rocky Boy

The 55th Annual Chippewa Cree Celebration at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation will be held this week. Wednesday, July 31 The day begins with the Opioid Response Gathering at 10 a.m. followed by the Kids’ Rodeo in the evening. The Kids’ Rodeo...

 By Derek Hann    Local    July 26, 2019

Rocky Boy has water problems, post says

The Chippewa Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation announced on their Facebook page Thursday that the reservation is currently experiencing water source problems and is encouraging people who use water conservatively. “Box Elder...


Strike It Big: Down, but not out

What started as a celebration of competition and Native American heritage Sunday took a turn to near-tragedy during the third heat of Indian Relay Racing at the Great Northern Fair. A horse and rider...

 By Pam Burke    Local    July 19, 2019

Assistance available to make tiny tot regalia

People who are getting their kids age 6 and younger ready to compete in the tiny tots category of the Chippewa Cree Celebration powwow, Aug. 2-4, and the youth powwow, Aug. 1, are invited to the Box Elder Family Resource Center to make regalia. The...


Obituary - Lawrence W. Russette

Lawrence W. Russette, 57, passed away due to natural causes on Friday, July 5, 2019, in San Pedro, California. Wake services began at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, July 14, 2019, and will continue until his... Full story


Rocky Boy expands discussion of amending constitution

ROCKY BOY'S INDIAN RESERVATION - A potential constitutional amendment was among a number of items fielded by the Chippewa Cree Business Committee at its monthly council meeting Thursday morning....

 By Ryan Berry    Local    July 10, 2019

Chippewa Cree Nation ponders constitutional amendment

ROCKY BOY'S INDIAN RESERVATION - Members of the Chippewa Cree Tribe came to a public meeting Tuesday evening at the Chippewa Cree Council Chambers on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation to discuss a...


Obituary - Jeffery Monico Puga

Jeffery Monico Puga passed away in Signal Hills, California on June 28, 2019. Graveside services have taken place at Rocky Cemetery. Holland & Bonine Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.... Full story


Obituary - Lowell Guy Oats

Lowell Guy Oats, 58, passed away due to natural causes at his residence on Saturday, June 15, 2019. Wake services began at 5:00 p.m. at his residence Sunday, June 16, 2019, and will continue until he... Full story


From the Courts: Federal Distrct Court - Box Elder man sentenced in domestic assault

From U.S. Attorney for District of Montana GREAT FALLS — A judge on Wednesday sentenced a Box Elder man to eight months in prison and three years of supervised release in the assault of his domestic partner on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation,...


Attorney General Fox appoints Missing Indigenous Persons Task Force

From the Office of Montana Attorney General  HELENA — Following the recent passage of legislation to create a state missing indigenous persons task force, Attorney General Tim Fox today announced its members. Senate Bill 312, or the Looping in...

 By Derek Hann    Local    May 29, 2019

Rocky Boy's Project War Shield takes over Criminal Investigation Department

The Chippewa Cree Criminal Investigation Department at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation has new supervision, with Project War Shield Program Director Gary LaMere Jr. taking over as head of the department. “My main mission for criminal...

 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 29, 2019

Cooney coming to Rocky Boy in Main Street Montana tour

Montana's lieutenant governor announced today he will be coming to Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation in June as part of his second tour in the Main Street Montana – Rural Partners Project. "Engaging...


Rocky Boy names students of the month

Press release Rocky Boy Schools has announced its March students of the month. "From Chippewa-Cree Twin Galaxy, a 'cheery' pulsating star, Si'mone Camper, is sighted," a release said. The STAR student...

 By Derek Hann    Local    April 15, 2019

Sweetgrass Society holds powwow for community

Traditional culture came together on the Montana State University-Northern campus Friday and Saturday when Northern's Sweetgrass Society held its annual powwow in the Armory Gymnasium. Sweetgrass... Full story

 By Derek Hann    Local    March 28, 2019

iResponse receives American Indian Business of the Year Award

A Rocky Boy business that helps tribes preserve and protect sacred tribal lands received a national award this week. National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development, an American Indian business and economic development organization for Ind...

 By Tim Leeds    Local    March 22, 2019

Shooting at Rocky Boy under investigation

Chippewa Cree Criminal Investigator Ed Long Knife said a shooting that was discovered at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation is still under investigation. Long Knife said the victim, Joscayne Denny, 43, was in stable condition as of yesterday. He was...


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