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Breaking news: Rocky Boy, U.S. government sign nation-to-nation agreement

 

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It was a historic moment at Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation Tuesday when the chairman of the Chippewa Cree Tribe and the regional director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency signed a nation-to-nation agreement allowing the Tribal government to administer its own disaster recovery funds.

"I think it goes a long way for tribal nations as a whole, proving the sovereignty of the tribes," Chairman Raymond "Jake" Parker said in an interview after the signing ceremony.

The Tribe elected to act as its own administrator after President Barack Obama signed a disaster declaration for the regi...



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