Category Archives: What We’re Doing

Chairman Fox, council, meets with Zinke on MHA needs

“The federal government needs to defer to tribal law,” said MHA Nation Chairman Mark N. Fox at a meeting with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. The two-hour meeting was held at United Tribes Technical College on Wednesday and included several members of the Tribal Business Council and staff and tribal leaders from around the state. Zinke…
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MHA Nation Moves Ahead with Resolution to Require Alcohol Licenses

Bar and liquor store owners who did not submit tribal liquor license applications will face fines, among other consequences. The Tribal Business Council voted Oct. 11 to send cease-and-desist notifications and levy fines for those in non-compliance. Tribal sovereignty and its civil authority to govern the reservation is at the core of these actions, MHA…
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Crow Nation Seeks to Boost Oil and Gas Reserves, Grow Economy

For decades, coal mining has supported the Crow Nation’s economy. Now, Crow Nation Chairman Alvin Not Afraid, Jr., wants to create a robust oil industry to match. Chairman Not Afraid laid out his vision at a small energy conference as the 99th annual Crow Fair, in Crow Agency, Montana got underway. The Crow Fair is…
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U.S. Sen. Heitkamp Tours New MHA Addiction Treatment Center

U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp toured the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara (MHA) addiction treatment center in Bismarck Friday, saying, “It’s wonderful what you’re building here.” The state-of-the-art facility on the edge of Bismarck is scheduled for a June 2018 completion. The facility will have a central treatment building and two nearby men’s and women’s cottages. According…
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