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Sunchild testifies in DC on water project

The chair of a local Native American tribe was in Washington Tuesday to urge support for a bill Montana's U. S. senators wrote to provide money for rural water projects.

"If I could leave the members of this committee with one impression, it would be for you to understand how difficult life is when you have no assurances that when you turn the water on in your house that water will in fact come out of the tap or be safe to drink, " Bruce Sunchild Sr., council chair of the Chippewa Cree Tribe of Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation, said to the Senate Natural Resources Committee.

Sen. Max Baucus, D-M...

 

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