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Press Release: Blackfeet to move into COVID-19 Phase 3 starting March 15

For Immediate Release—March 10, 2021 Blackfeet to move into COVID-19 Phase 3 starting March 15 Browning, MT – The Blackfeet Tribal Business Council, after consultation with local health officials and Incident Command team, has approved the Blackfeet Reservation to move into COVID-19 Phase 3 titled “New Normal” beginning, Monday, March 15, 2021 at 12:01 a.m. […]

NOTICE OF OPPORTUNITY TO COMMENT ON BLACKFEET WATER CODE BY APRIL 10, 2021

The Blackfeet Tribal Business Council has taken action to amend the Blackfeet Water Code (Resolution 211-2021) as a part of the Tribe’s obligation to implement the provisions of the Blackfeet Water Rights Compact and Settlement Act. The amendment repeals and replaces Ordinance 62 adopted on May 15, 1980 and re-adopted on July 12, 1988. The […]

Blackfeet Reservation will continue mandatory mask mandate

PRESS RELEASE  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2021 Browning, MT – On Friday, February 12, 2021, Governor Greg Gianforte has stated he will lift the statewide mask mandate. While the Blackfeet Reservation is located in northwest Montana, the following is a statement from the tribe regarding masks: “The Blackfeet Reservation is a sovereign nation and will continue […]

Understanding the COVID-19 Vaccine distribution

Here is a quick guide to understanding how the vaccine will be given and to who. There are limited amounts available and the manufacturers are working very hard to get the vaccine out to everyone. Indian Health Services across the country have received limited amounts. The CDC has set guidelines on who will receive the […]

COVID-19 Vaccine information

COVID‐19 Vaccine – 12/23/2020 IHS Blackfeet Service Unit Food and Drug Administration issued the second emergency use authorization to Moderna COVID‐19 Vaccine to be distributed in the U.S for use in individuals 18 years of age and older. The Indian Health Service received 22,425 doses of Pfizer and 46,000 doses of Moderna. In the first […]

Blackfeet Tribe preparing for Christmas dinner delivery starting Dec. 12

PUBLIC NOTICE – DECEMBER 4, 2020 The Blackfeet Tribe is preparing for the Christmas Dinner delivery, hams with all the trimmings and also including toys for tots, beginning December 12, 2020. All those who need delivery, include: Elderly, sick, handicapped, homebound, quarantined, isolated, and those without transportation. You may begin calling the COVID-19 Dispatch at […]

Blackfeet Tribe approves $75 payment to all tribal members

PUBLIC NOTICE – DECEMBER 3, 2020 The Blackfeet Tribal Business Council has approved a per-capita payment in the amount of $75.00 to all tribal members. Due to COVID-19, all checks will be mailed beginning Monday, December 7, 2020 Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from the Blackfeet Tribe.