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Box Elderly Man Admits Distributing Fentanyl on Rocky Boy Indian Reservation | USAO-MT

GREAT FALLS – A Box Elder man today admitted to selling fentanyl pills on the Rocky Boy Indian Reservation, Acting U.S. Attorney Leif M. Johnson said. Timothy Michael Koop, 61, pleaded guilty to distributing fentanyl. Koop faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison, a fine of $ 1 million and at least three […]

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Blackfeet Indian Reservation Offers $ 500 As COVID-19 Vaccine Incentive To Students | Coronavirus

BROWNING, Mont. – The Blackfeet Tribal Business Council introduced a resolution on Tuesday, outlining its plan to offer $ 500 as a COVID-19 vaccine incentive to students. With the increase in COVID-19 cases statewide, it is more important than ever to guard against the virus. Although the reserve has seen an increase in vaccinations recently, […]

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Non-native drowns while fishing on Fort Hall Indian reservation

Details Through Indigenous News Online Staff September 02, 2021 FORT HALL INDIAN RESERVE – The Shoshone-Bannock tribes announced Thursday that an unidentified non-native man drowned while fishing on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation near Fort Hall, Idaho . The Fort Hall fire and EMS were dispatched at 9:50 a.m. Thursday morning to a bridge over […]

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Armed methamphetamine trafficker involved in high speed pursuit on Blackfeet Indian Reservation and Billings sentenced to 12 years in prison | USAO-MT

GREAT FALLS – A Billings man who admitted to methamphetamine trafficking and gun crimes involving two high-speed chases was today sentenced to 12 years in prison followed by five years of supervised release, the prosecutor said Acting American Leif M. Johnson. Elijah James Rideshorse, 30, pleaded guilty on May 12 to possession with intent to […]

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Poplar Woman Admits Oxycodone Trafficking in Fort Peck Indian Reservation | USAO-MT

GREAT FALLS – Poplar woman suspected of being a longtime distributor of oxycodone pills on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation today admitted to drug trafficking and money laundering crimes, the US prosecutor said Acting Leif M. Johnson. Kaycee Lynn Menz, 31, pleaded guilty to an indictment charging her with possession with intent to distribute oxycodone […]

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Finding Ryelynn: Native American Transgender Teenager From Umatilla Indian Reservation Speaks Out | New

Ryelynn Melton is like a lot of girls her age. She loves makeup and spends hours creating art on her face. She loves jewelry, clothes and her dog, Riley. She teases her parents and sometimes responds. She likes to cook but not clean up afterwards, according to her mother. Unlike most teens, Ryelynn gained media […]

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Umatilla Indian Reservation Imposes the Use of Masks in Indoor Public Places | Coronavirus

MISSION, OR – The Board is following the recommendation of the Yellowhawk Tribal Health Center as the Public Health Authority for Confederate Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR) and has approved a resolution to mandate the use mask in all indoor public places of the Umatilla Indian Reserve. The order for indoor masks will […]

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Canadian Police Officer Charged With Abusing Children On Minnesota Indian Reservation

Tony Webster, Flickr A Canadian national faces decades in prison in the United States for alleged child abuse on an Indian reservation in Minnesota. A federal grand jury on Friday indicted 32-year-old Brady John Hillis with “two counts of abusive sexual contact with a child under 12 and one count of aggravated sexual abuse of […]

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Gunshot death of Minnesota police officer on Indian reservation triggers FBI investigation: report

A tribal police officer was shot and killed while on duty on a Minnesota Indian reservation on Tuesday morning – prompting an FBI investigation, according to a report. The victim was identified as Officer Ryan Bialke, 37, of the Red Lake Police Department, Minneapolis FOX 9 reported. According to the station, Red Lake police responded […]

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Everybody Solar Installs Battery Backup for Pine Ridge Indian Reservation Meat Processing Plant

One Spirit, a global nonprofit collective of Oglala Lakota Indians and volunteers, with the help of Everybody Solar, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing solar power to other nonprofit organizations profit, unveiled a solar backup battery for the meat processing facility, Charging Buffalo House, on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. In 2019, Everybody Solar brought […]