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Voters to decide who runs programs at Fort Belknap


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A question of who should administer some of the programs at the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation will go to the voters Tuesday.

The reservation's Community Council approved a resolution in May to contract with the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service to have the tribal government administer some federal programs. A group of people on the reservation formed a coalition asking that the resolution be rescinded, and council members Raymond Chandler and Walter Horn called for a referendum on the issue, said Selena Ditmar, who helped form the coalition.

Other council members stil...

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