Category Archives: What We’re Doing

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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Gathering Shines Spotlight on Alarming Violence Against Native Women

“The violence against Native women is a human rights issue and it’s hundreds of years past due” for tribes, state and federal governments to work to eradicate it, said Lisa Brunner, founding member of the Violence Against Women Task Force for the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI). The numbers are grim: The murder rate…
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