Rocky Boy hosts spiritual event
April 2, 2002
Years ago, Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation held its first Gathering of Native Americans spiritual conference at Montana State University-Northern.
In the ensuing years, though, the Chippewa Cree Coalition Committee moved the spiritual event to the reservation.
For the first GONA, "we were thinking it was closer to the hotels," said one of GONA's coordinators, Elinor Nault-Wright, who this year is expecting representatives from Native American tribes in Wyoming, Washington, Oregon and South Dakota. "But we wanted it more in our community. We wanted it here. People don't mind driving 30 miles...