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Will the Crow Tribe dribble away $29 million in coal tax money?

June 6, 1988

A ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court opens up an old account and allows the tribe to set its own coal tax rates.

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Will the Crow Tribe dribble away $29 million in coal tax money?
A ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court opens up an old account and allows the tribe to set its own coal tax rates.

Perspective

Ranchers may be losing the war of the myths
The traditional view of the West and its wild rangeland is changing. No longer are conservationists and environmentalists a fringe interest group.

Sidebar

The U.S. has spent a century chiseling away Crow land
The Crow have been one of the more flexible tribes in adapting to the ways of the dominant culture. But tribal leaders fear their easygoing ways may cost Crow children their ancestral ground.