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Little Shell recognition almost at president's desk

 


Thursday at 12:28 p.m. Mountain Time, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.’s, gavel fell with the final vote for the National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA, which includes the recognition for the Little Shell Tribe of the Chippewa Indians.

The bill passed 86 to 8, getting the Little Shell Tribe one step closer to being federally recognized after 130 years. 

“Here’s a very good example where you have the entire Montana delegation, Congressman (Greg Gianforte, R-Mont.), Sen. (Jon Tester, D-Mont.), and myself, pushing hard on behalf of the Little Shell,” Sen. Steve Dai...



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