By Tim Leeds 

Sinclair to testify in D. C. on Little Shell recognition


The chair of a Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana said Monday he will be traveling to Washington D. C., to testify before a Senate committee on his tribe's plea for federal recognition.

Chair John Sinclair received an invitation from Sen. Daniel Akaka, D-Hawaii, chair of the Committee on Indian Affairs, to testify Thursday when the committee hears bills, including Montana Sen. Jon Tester's bill, to grant the Little Shell federal recognition.

"I will travel to this oversight hearing, " Sinclair said Monday. "I am very pleased that Senator Tester has brought this legislation...

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