The Tribal Nations of Montana -- A Legislative Handbook -- Info prepared for Montana legislators in 1995, contains background on tribes, statistics on each, legal status, and a Q & A about general tribal federal-state legal relationships. 196K, so loads rather slowly.

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Montana Tribes

Click on numbered list for contact info, links about tribe.

  1. Blackfeet Tribal Business Council
  2. Chippewa Cree Business Committee, Rocky Boy
  3. Crow Tribal Council Gros Ventre & Assiniboine Tribes, Ft. Belnap
  4. Assiniboine & Sioux Tribes, Ft. Peck
  5. Northern Cheyenne Tribal Council

Montana's Seven Tribal Colleges -- all of them, with links to official pages of most and summaries of joint educational efforts


Bureau of Indian Affairs
316 N., 26th Street
Billings, MT 59101
P: 406/247-7343
F: 406/247-7976
Keith Beartusk
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Blackfeet Agency
Bureau of Indian Affairs

Box 880
Browning, MT 59417
P: 406/338-7544
F: 406/338-7761
Eric LaPointe
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Crow Agency
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Crow Agency, MT 59022
P: 406/638-2672
F: 406/638-2380
Duane Bird Bear
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Fort Belknap Agency
Bureau of Indian Affairs
P.O. Box 98
Harlem, MT 59526
P: 406/353-2901
F: 406/353-2886
Edith Adams
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Fort Peck Agency
Bureau of Indian Affairs
P.O. Box 637
Poplar, MT 59255
P: 406/768-5312
F: 406/768-3405
Dennis Whiteman
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Northern Cheyenne Agency
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Lame Deer, MT 59043
P: 406/477-8242
F: 406/477-6636
John White
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Rocky Boy's Agency Representative
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Box Elder, MT 59521
P: 406/395-4476
F: 406/395-4382
James Montes, Field Representative
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Earl Old Person, Chairman
Blackfeet Tribal Business Council
P.O. Box 850
Browning, MT 59417
P: 406/338-7276
F: 406/338-7530
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  • Black Feet Nation Official website

  • Blackfeet -- basic statistical info on tribe

  • Luxton Museum of the Plains Indians (Alberta, CA), packaged a well-designed historical and cultural background unit, centered on the Blackfoot Confederacy. 20 50-minute modules, presented in 4 sections: Historical background; Spiritual Life; Daily Life; and Warrior-Hunter. Each module is followed by comprehension questions, and a set of off-line activities for each module

  • Badger Two-Medicine Sacred Mountain site Oil & Gas Leasing in the Lewis & Clark National Forest, Badger two medicine site discussed briefly.

Bert Corcoran, Chairman
Chippewa Cree Business Committee (Rocky Boy Reservation)
Rocky Boy Route - P.O. Box 544
Box Elder, MT 59521
P: 406/395-4282
F: 406/395-4497
(Rocky Boy's)
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Clara Nomee, Madam Chairman
Crow Tribal Council
P.O. Box 159
Crow Agency, MT 59022
P: 406/638-2601
F: 406/638-7283
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Tracy C. King, President
Gros Ventre & Assiniboine Tribes
Fort Belknap Community Council

Route 1, Box 66
Harlem, MT 59526
P: 406/353-2205
F: 406/353-2797
(Fort Belknap)
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Caleb Shields, Chairman
Assiniboine & Sioux Tribes
Fort Peck Tribal Executive Board

P.O.Box 1027
Poplar, MT 59255
P: 406/768-5155
F: 406/768-5478
(Fort Peck)
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  • Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes

  • Assiniboine and Sioux (Ft. Peck) -- basic statistical info on tribe

    William Walksalong, President
    Northern Cheyenne Tribal Council
    P.O. Box 128
    Lame Deer, MT 59043
    P: 406/477-8284
    F: 406/477-6210
    (Northern Cheyenne)
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    Rhonda Swaney, Madam Chair
    Confederated Salish Kutenai Tribes
    Flathead Reservation
    P.O.. Box 278
    Pablo, MT 59855
    P: 675-2700
    F: 675-2806
    (Which agency?)

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    Text, maps and graphics copyright -- Paula Giese, 1996, 1997 except where elsewhere attributed.

    CREDITS: Some information on tribes fronm BIA server; corrected using Veronica Tiller's "American Indian Reservations and Trust Areas,&quyot; 1996.

    Last Updated:5/28/97