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Montana-wyoming Tribal Leaders Council

Cheryl Belcourt named executive director of Montana-Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council

Cheryl Belcourt named executive director of Montana-Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council

The widow of Gordon Belcourt, one of the Rocky Mountain West’s most influential Native American leaders, has been named as his successor to head the Montana-Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council.

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Cheryl Belcourt

Cheryl Belcourt

Belcourthas been named executive director of the Montana-Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council. She is the widow of Gordon Belcourt, who died in July.

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Gazette opinion: Indian Country lost influential leader in Belcourt

Gazette opinion: Indian Country lost influential leader in Belcourt

The state of Montana — and all of Indian Country — has a lost an influential leader.

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Learning to talk about it

Learning to talk about it

PRYOR — Tyrell Little Light doesn’t remember a life without the images of suicide haunting his young mind.

April 01, 2013 12:00 am Video Photos

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Concerned tribal leader

Concerned tribal leader

Gordon Belcourt, Executive Director of the Montana-Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council, discusses the reasons for the high rate of suicides by Native Americans.

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Attorney general pledges help for Montana's Indian tribes

Attorney general pledges help for Montana's Indian tribes

Attorney General Tim Fox pledged his help Thursday morning to boost safety for Montana’s Indian tribes.

March 07, 2013 5:30 pmLoading…
Gordon Belcourt

Gordon Belcourt

Gordon Belcourt, executive director of the Montana-Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council, discusses the reasons for the high rate of suicides among Native Americans on Montana's Indian reservations.

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Teens want to help other teens

Teens want to help other teens

When a Fort Belknap teenager shot himself in March of last year, he left a note telling those who loved him that they shouldn't start wondering why.

February 20, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Reasons for suicide amplified for Native Americans

All the reasons that put young people at risk of suicide in the country at large are amplified on Indian reservations.

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Retreat helps American Indian men, families find their way to health

Retreat helps American Indian men, families find their way to health

It's not hard to believe that historical trauma still colors the lives of American Indian people.

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Leader laments loss of Indian traditions

Leader laments loss of Indian traditions

American Indians need their cultural roots for strength and identity, but many tribes are losing their language and religious traditions as their older members die.

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Tackling tribal dropouts

Tackling tribal dropouts

On the wood walls of a church camp meeting room, lists scrawled on butcher paper defined reasons American Indians drop out of school.

August 01, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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