Group forms to battle corruption on reservations in Montana


Last updated 11/23/2013 at 11:19am

HAVRE, MT—Members of nearly every Montana tribe met on October 2, 2013, to form a group aimed at battling corruption on their reservations.

Ken Blatt St. Marks, the chairman of the Chippewa Cree Tribe hosted the meeting. He was targeted for removal because he helped federal authorities with investigations that have resulted in multiple indictments.

“When I was elected, I knew there was a little corruption that needs to be cleaned up,” St. Marks at the meeting, The Havre Daily News reported. “I had no idea how much.”

Cedric Black Eagle, a former chairman of the Crow Tribe, spoke...

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