Evacuees from Crow Tribe to relocate to reservation facility

Members of the Crow Tribe of Montana who evacuated to Billings to escape flooding will be relocated to the reservation tomorrow.

The tribe will use the Multipurpose Center in Crow Agency to house people whose homes and property were destroyed. “Our priority is to get them back to Crow and comfort them and assess the damages," Chairman Cedric Black Eagle told The Billings Gazette.

Over 300 tribal members sought shelter in Billings. Some have started to return to the reservation but many are living in overcrowded conditions, Black Eagle said.

About 200 homes on the reservation suffered damage in the flood, Black Eagle said.

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