Friday, June 23, 2017

Judges Kathy Delgado (third from the left) and Donna Schmalberger of Denver are given Pendleton blankets at Putt’s restaurant in Crow Agency during their Monday visit to the Crow Reservation. Looking on are Crow Chief Judge Leroy Not Afraid (left) and Associate Judge Sheila Not Afraid.
For Dennis Bighair, Crow tribal children are sacred. As such, the tribe’s former chief judge would like to keep them from being adopted off-reservation and away from their people. “If you mistreat them, you’re going to have misfortune,” Bighair said. “That’s where we are today.” Sheldon Spotted...
Kayden Holds the Enemy (left) and Konnelly Shane stand outside the Big Horn County News office shortly after their June trip to Boys State in Helena.
Hardin High School senior Kayden Holds the Enemy has been selected as one of two delegates to represent Montana starting July 21 at the American Legion’s Boys Nation meeting in Washington, D.C. This makes him the first Hardin student to represent his state in nearly a decade. He was chosen by the program counselors out of 133 fellow...
A stillborn bison calf head, sinew sewn, beaded, and once filled with medicine was claimed to be made by Yellow Bird. It’s reported that Yellow Bird was possibly Lt. Col.George Armstong Custer’s son from a Cheyenne woman named Monahsetah.
On Nov. 27, 1868, Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer attacked a Southern Cheyenne camp at what is now known as Cheyenne, Okla. His attack on the camp is best remembered as the Battle of Washita River, or the Washita Massacre. Out of this conflict, Custer acquired 53 women and children as “prisoners of war,” and one of them may have...
Archivist Jon Ille enters Little Big Horn College’s main archive room, where 2,500 video and audio tapes are set to be digitized into computer files.
Two grants are in effect at the Little Big Horn College’s library in an effort to preserve Crow culture and heritage. One is funding a digitization process for all audio and video records in the college archives. The other is for recording the Crow Tribe’s oral history after 1945. The first grant, funded by the Institute of Museum...
Josie Hammond holds her steer at her Busby ranch. She has competed in the 4-H Youth Fair’s market beef competitions for six years.
Josie Hammond, a Hardin High School senior, has participated in 4-H for around 11 years – more than half of her life. As a junior leader in the organization, she enjoys the chance to “get into the community and help others.”Her work as a leader – aiding younger members, organizing events and participating in 4-H’s...
Katie Ryan (left) and Laramie Haug prep a steer for market beef conformation at Big Horn County’s 2016 Youth Fair.
China is a step closer to allowing imports of U.S. beef for the first time in almost 14 years. The U.S. and China have agreed on final details of a deal to allow the imports, the Agriculture Department said recently. The agreement is one part of a bilateral agreement reached following President Donald Trump’s meeting with Chinese...
Judges Kathy Delgado (third from the left) and Donna Schmalberger of Denver are given Pendleton blankets at Putt’s restaurant in Crow Agency during their Monday visit to the Crow Reservation. Looking on are Crow Chief Judge Leroy Not Afraid (left) and Associate Judge Sheila Not Afraid.
Kayden Holds the Enemy (left) and Konnelly Shane stand outside the Big Horn County News office shortly after their June trip to Boys State in Helena.
A stillborn bison calf head, sinew sewn, beaded, and once filled with medicine was claimed to be made by Yellow Bird. It’s reported that Yellow Bird was possibly Lt. Col.George Armstong Custer’s son from a Cheyenne woman named Monahsetah.
Archivist Jon Ille enters Little Big Horn College’s main archive room, where 2,500 video and audio tapes are set to be digitized into computer files.
Josie Hammond holds her steer at her Busby ranch. She has competed in the 4-H Youth Fair’s market beef competitions for six years.
Katie Ryan (left) and Laramie Haug prep a steer for market beef conformation at Big Horn County’s 2016 Youth Fair.

School & Activities

Archivist Jon Ille enters Little Big Horn College’s main archive room, where 2,500 video and audio tapes are set to be digitized into computer files.
Two grants are in effect at the Little Big Horn College’s library in an effort to preserve Crow culture and heritage.

Obituaries

Leo Marvin Elhard
Leo Marvin Elhard, 89, passed away on June 16, 2017 at home in hospice care. 
 
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