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Letter to the Editor

Open Letter to FEMA


Dear Mr. Fenton [FEMA Administrator]:

I understand the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will soon be facilitating a number of listening sessions with tribal governments to solicit Indian tribes’ input in updating the agency’s tribal consultation policy. As you prepare that schedule ahead of the finalization of the renewed policy by August 2017, I ask that you hold at least one of those sessions, if not more, in Montana to ensure Montana tribes’ voices are heard in this process.

Montana tribes are all too familiar with natural disasters and states of emergency. For example, t...

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