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  District Meeting

Joint District Meeting set for June 1
PABLO — Council Representatives Carole Lankford and Dennis Clairmont will be having a joint district meeting on Wednesday, June 1, at 6 p.m. in the Tribal Complex Council chambers. Agenda items include probate and the Ronan Community center. A meal will be provided.

  Top Story

CSKT Fish and Game investigator Mike McElderry retires May 26, 2016
McElderry in command of Fish & Game Watercraft. (courtesy photo)
McElderry in command of Fish & Game Watercraft. (courtesy photo)


Essential oils help keep the body balanced May 26, 2016

Tribal winemaker wins silver medal for white wine creation May 26, 2016


Watch for the Traveling People’s Center in your community May 26, 2016

Tribal Health seeking student scholars May 26, 2016

  Election Season

Absentee Voter ballots mailed May 26, 2016

Montana sets up 13 satellite voting offices for tribes May 26, 2016


Five local students offered college scholarships May 26, 2016

Superintendent Juneau announces $30,000 grant to develop Montana arts teacher leaders May 26, 2016

Glacier Youth Corps recruiting volunteer youth ages 15-17 May 26, 2016

  Natural Resources

Bird Day Festival was huge success May 26, 2016

Wildfire Awareness Month in Montana May 26, 2016

Help prevent birch tree pest May 26, 2016

Forestry seeks comments May 26, 2016

Most WMAs open Sunday at noon May 26, 2016

  Language Revitalization

Salish language nest opens in fall May 26, 2016

Salish language nest needs a name May 26, 2016

Senator Tester takes another step to revitalize and expand Native American languages May 26, 2016


IHS and CMS partnership to strengthen hospital care quality May 26, 2016

DPHHS: Parents play a major role in the prevention of underage drinking May 26, 2016

Montana Highway Patrol to focus on seatbelt May 26, 2016

Governor Bullock introduces new tool to help Montanans in crisis receive help quickly May 26, 2016

Public health officials issue rabies reminder May 26, 2016


17th Annual Montana Audubon Bird Festival is June 5 May 5, 2016

Arlee Esyapqeyni Committee to honor hard-working WWII women April 28, 2016


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UPDATED June 1, 2015

Download the CSKT Constitution and Hellgate treaty by clicking here.

Report on the Proposed Water Rights Compact has been released by the Montana Reserved Water Rights Compact Commission. Download it by clicking here. (2.7 MB)

Read about the Land Buy-Back program.

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