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Fort Belknap Environmental Protection Department Wins Grant Award

 

April 1, 2020

Long strands of the sweet-smelling grass are usually braided, dried, and burned. Braids like these are used as gifts.

Last month, Colette Werk, who works in the Fort Belknap Environmental Protection Department, received notification from the Montana Native Plant Society (MNPS) that the Fort Belknap Indian Community (FBIC) will be the benefactors of a $1500 grant as a result of the Environmental Protection Department's successful grant proposal: Revitalizing Sweetgrass for the Fort Belknap Indian Community.

The FBIC proposal was selected for funding by the MNPS Board of Directors after receiving recommendations from the Small Grants Committee. The Chair of that committee, Betty Kuropat reported that MNPS r...



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