(NaturalNews) It’s one of the few victories for the people against an out-of-control federal agency that is growing more lawless and arrogant by the year.
As reported by Indian Country Today, the Bureau of Land Management, which falls under the Department of the Interior (as does the Bureau of Indian Affairs), was forced to cancel an oil and gas lease in the Badger-Two Medicine region in northwestern Montana earlier this month, thereby keeping land that is culturally and traditionally sacred to members of the Blackfoot Nation pristine.
“It’s a very historic day for the Blackfeet,” said John Murray, the Blackfeet Nation’s Historic Preservation Officer, Indian Country Today reported.
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, in a statement announcing the decision, said that it was the correct action to take on behalf of the tribe and its future members.
“Today’s action honors Badger-Two Medicine’s rich cultural and natural resources and recognizes the…
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