Indians

Wildfires On Blackfeet Res. Forces Evacuations
BROWNING, Mont. (AP) — Gusty winds fueled major grass fires on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in northwestern Montana Wednesday night and forced evacuations, officials said.
One fire started southeast of Browning just after 5 p.m. and burned about eight miles east to the community of Blackfoo…
Wyoming Tribe’s Powwow Included On National List
FORT WASHAKIE, Wyo. (AP) — The American Bus Association has designated the 53rd Annual Eastern Shoshone Indian Days Powwow next year as one of the Top 100 events in North America.
The powwow is set to be held next June 21-24.
The Top 100 list was published as a supplement to the September/Octobe…
Native Americans Seek Online Gambling Profits
WASHINGTON (AP) - Native Americans say they want the ability to compete for money and jobs generated by Internet gambling if Congress legalizes it- but they don't want to lose their sovereignty to get it.
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held a hearing Thursday, November 17, about tribes'…
University of North Dakota to Drop Its Fighting Sioux Nickname
The “Fighting Sioux” will be all but gone by the end of the year.
That was the ultimate decision that University of North Dakota officials made, heeding the call of the NCAA which said the term is offensive to Native Americans. They will retire the nickname of its athletics program and implement a ne…
New Exhibit Opens At The Fort Caspar Museum
A new exhibit has opened at the Fort Caspar Museum. The exhibit is titled Artists Look at Local History: Selections from the Museum Collection. Each piece depicts scenes from central Wyoming's history and come from the museum's own collection.