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A Cheyenne Voice – April 5th

TRIBAL TRANSIT PROGRAM ―the REZ Runners‖ FACE FINANCIAL PROBLEMS The Northern Cheyenne Transit Program is facing financial problems. As a result, all riders, including the elderly and handicapped may now have to pay full fares, according to Acting Director Janis Spear. The program, established in 2008 under the Leroy Spang Administration was funded by a […]

A Cheyenne Voice – March 21st

500 NEW JACKETS DONATED TO LAME DEER SCHOOLS—500 PAIRS OF NEW SHOES ARE ON THE WAY. There were lots of smiling faces at the Lame Deer Elementary and High School on Thursday, March 20th as students and staff received brand-new Lands End jackets. (522 in all). This gift was provided by the Original Americans Foundation, […]

A Cheyenne Voice – March 7th

WOLF MOUNTAIN SEARCH & RESCUE GENERATES $7,500 FOR HANNAH HARRIS REWARD FUND Temperatures were many degrees below zero on the first Saturday in March , but that did not stop dedicated snowmobilers from the Wolf Mountain Search and Res-cue and supporters from turning out to support the Hanna Harris Murder Reward Fund. More than $7,500 […]

A Cheyenne Voice – Feb 21st

SENATORS TESTER AND WALSCH VISIT NORTHERN CHEYENNE On Wednesday, Feb. 19th, the Northern Cheyenne Tribe welcomed Senator Tester and newly appointed Senator Walsh with a luncheon at the Tribal Chambers. Tester and Walsh were on a state-wide ―listening tour‖ meet-ing with each MT of the Tribes. ―Come up with your vision and we‘ll support you,‖ […]

A Cheyenne Voice – Feb 7th

TRIBAL EDUCATION RECRUITING APPLICANTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION AND JOB TRAINING SCHOLARSHIPS For the first time many years, the Northern Cheyenne Tribal Educa-tion Department is short on applicants for Higher Education and Job Training scholarships. ―We normally fund about 80 students per year, ― explained Norma Bixby, Director ―but so far we have far fewer completed […]

A Cheyenne Voice – Jan 24th

URLINGTON NORTHERN SANTA FE RAILWAY FOUNDATION MAKES GRANTS TO ASSIST NORTHERN CHEYENNE YOUTH On Tuesday, January 21, the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railrway (BNSF) Foundation donated $28,000 to programs that serve Northern Cheyenne youth. Matt Jones, Regional Di-rector of Public Affairs, BNSF personally made the check presen-tations to President Llevando ―Cowboy‖ Fisher at the Tribal […]

A Cheyenne Voice – Jan 10th

CONGRESSMAN DAINES MEETS WITH NORTHERN CHEYENNE Saturday, January 4th, Congressman Steve Daines met with Northern Cheyenne officials at Lame Deer. He was accompanied by key staffers Charles Robinson, State Director and Jessica Flint, Eastern Regional Director. Daines was on a brief visit to Eastern Montana, meeting with five different Tribes to develop a working re-lationship. […]

A Cheyenne Voice – Dec 13th

Northern Cheyenne Ethnobotany Project: Identifying Current Plant Use Knowledge for Treating Chronic Disease among Citizens of the Northern Cheyenne Nation—by Joan Hantz This project is being funded by Idea Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE). The National Institutes of Health awarded this grant to Montana State University – Bozeman in support of this project. Chief […]

A Cheyenne Voice – Nov 29th

Tester pushes new bill to support Native American children Senator’s legislation seeks to improve quality of life, reduce childhood poverty (U.S. SENATE) – Montana’s only member of the Senate Indian Af-fairs Committee is backing new legislation to improve the quality of life for Native American children. Senator Jon Tester is supporting a bipartisan bill that […]

A Cheyenne Voice – Nov 15th

2013 Veterans Day Celebration—Northern Cheyenne Hundreds of people showed up at the Northern Cheyenne Tribal Offices on Monday, November 11th to honor Northern Cheyenne Veterans. Lead organizer, Georgiane Kellum reported that the turnout was ―wonderful.‖ Activities included a traditional flag song; the display of flags, photos, medals etc. from individual Cheyenne veterans ( George Littlehead, […]