Bill honors Native American veterans
ByTim Leeds/Havre Daily News/[email protected]
The state Senate Saturday passed a bill sponsored by Rep. Jonathan Windy Boy, D-Rocky Boy, to honor Native American veterans from Montana.
It requires that a monument will be erected within a circle of tribal flags on the grounds of the Capitol.
Under an amendment added by the governor, work on the monument will be contingent on the state treasurer confirming that enough private money has been collected to fund the project.
Windy Boy said that while he is not a veteran, many Montana Native...