Entries by Jeff Skunkcap

Blackfeet lifts mask mandate, opens tribal offices

PUBLIC NOTICE – MARCH 14, 2022 Per the consensus of the Blackfeet Tribal Business Council and Blackfeet Incident Commander, the Mask Mandate shall be optional on the Blackfeet Reservation pursuant to the CDC recommendations effective March 15, 2022. All tribal offices and programs will be opened to the public effective March 15, 2022. Mask wearing […]


The Blackfeet Tribal Business Council has taken action to amend two areas of the Blackfeet Law and Order Code: The Blackfeet Tribal Business council acknowledges the dire need to ensure that public service are made available to address the mental health and substance abuse needs of the Blackfeet Community. In order to appropriately provide protective […]

FCC Applications

On November 2, 2021, The Blackfeet Tribe, applicant for a new noncommercial educational FM station on 89.7 MHz at Browning, Montana, filed an application with the Federal Communications Commission for a new construction permit.  Members of the public wishing to view this application or obtain information about how to file comments and petitions on the […]

Official Arrangements for Chief Earl Old Person

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 2:00pm – Chief Earl Old Person will be arriving home to the Blackfeet Nation. He will be brought to the Blackfeet Tribal Conference Room Chambers where a walk through viewing will take place. Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 4:00pm – Chief Earl Old Person will be escorted to the Browning […]

Longtime Chief & Chairman of the Blackfeet Tribe passes away at 92

PRESS RELEASE – OCTOBER 13, 2021 Longtime Chief & Chairman of the Blackfeet Tribe passes away at 92 Browning, MT – Earl Old Person, the longest serving elected tribal official in the U.S., passed away today at Blackfeet Community Hospital after a long battle with cancer. Earl was elected to the Blackfeet Tribal Business Council […]

Latest CDC Guidelines for Quarantine and Isolation

Here are the latest CDC guidelines for Quarantine and Isolation. You quarantine when you might have been exposed to the virus. You isolate when you have been infected with the virus, even if you don’t have symptoms. For Unvaccinated People: Quarantine:   Quarantine if you have been in close contact (within 6 feet of someone for a […]

Blackfeet reissues COVID-19 mandates as cases rise on Reservation

UPDATED EMERGENCY PUBLIC NOTICE – MONDAY, AUGUST 16, 2021 – 3:15 P.M. The Blackfeet Reservation is currently experiencing an increased number of COVID-19 cases at this time. The following orders are issued by the Blackfeet Incident Command Team: 1. A mandatory mask mandate for the Blackfeet Reservation effective immediately. All businesses and individuals shall be notified. […]

Blackfeet Care Center

PUBLIC NOTICE FROM THE BLACKFEET CARE CENTER – JULY 9, 2021: Due to the rise in active COVID-19 cases on the Blackfeet Reservation, per the Medical Director, the Blackfeet Care Center will be on 30 day lockdown effective today, July 9, 2021, for the safety of all residents. There will be no visitors allowed during […]