CROW NATION (APSAÁLOOKE)
- The Crow Indian Reservation, headquartered in Crow Agency, is the largest reservation in Montana encompassing approximately 2.2 million acres.
- The Crow Tribe has a membership of 11,000, of whom 7,900 reside on the Crow Indian Reservation.
- The tribe is originally called "Apsáalooke," which means "children of the large-beaked bird." White men later misinterpreted the word as "Crow."
- 85% of the tribe speaks Crow as their first language.
- The reservation's economy is derived from the rich resources of the Tribe's land, which is used directly to support livestock and other operations.
- The tribe's annual celebrations include Crow Native Days in June and Crow Fair and Rodeo in July.
Crow Constitution & By-laws for the
Crow Tribe of Indians
The Crow Tribal Council is the governing body of the Crow Tribe of Indians and is made of up three branches of government, the Executive, Legislative and Judicial Branches. Members of the Executive Branch serve a four year term. Elections for all Executive Branch positions are held every four years in the month of November.
Crow Tribal Executive Branch:
- Darrin Old Coyote, Chairman 2012-2016
- Dana Wilson, Vice-Chairman 2012-2016
- Alvin Not Afraid Jr., Secretary 2012-2016
- Shawn Back Bone, Vice-Secretary 2012-2016
PO Box 159 | Bacheeitche Avenue
Crow Agency, MT 59022
Phone: (406) 638-3715 | Fax: (406) 638-3773
Official Website: www.crowtribe.com