The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Montana opened the doors to a $2.7 million health care clinic. The three-story, 23,000-square-foot facility replaces a much smaller one in Polson. It will offer a wide range of medical, dental, pharmaceutical and other services. "This facility is more than just a building," tribal health director Kevin Howlett told The Missoulian. "It's a statement to the enduring confidence we have as a tribe in working toward our own destiny. Health care is a critical part of that." The tribal health department employs 146 people and has a budget of $15 million, the Missoulian reported. Get the Story:
CSKT expands tribal health clinic in Polson (The Missoulian 9/2)
2 Harold Frazier: President Trump takes another racist jab at Native people
3 Native Sun News Today: Attack targets Native women who won seats in South Dakota
4 Winnebago Tribe continues to see more return to homelands
5 'Racist and disrespectful tweet': Tribal leaders condemn President Trump
You are enjoying stories from the Indianz.Com Archive, a collection dating back to 2000. Some outgoing links may no longer work due to age.
All stories in the Indianz.Com Archive are available for publishing via Creative Commons License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)