By Tim Leeds 

Native American issues raised at border hearing


A discussion of the impacts of border protection in Havre Thursday turned to a time before there were borders.

During a meeting to collect public comment on a study on the environmental impacts of U. S. Custom and Border Protection actions, Duncan Standing Rock Sr. and Alvin Windy Boy Sr. of the Chippewa Cree Tribe of Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation, said actions on and off the border affect American Indians, directly and culturally.

"I have a lot of concerns, " Standing Rock said.

Standing Rock said Native Americans' relatives, history and traditions cross the border.

"We call North Ame...

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