Crow Tribe still concerned about monument
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The Crow Tribe of Montana has softened its opposition to expanding the Little Bighorn Battlefield to include several key areas of land.

But the tribe is still concerned about the effect an expansion will have on its land base, said a tribal attorney. Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R-Colo.) is worried development will hurt the area and has proposed a bill to bring Sitting Bull's camp and other areas under federal protection.

The tribe has been working with the National Park Service on how such a plan might be carried out. A response to Campbell's bill is expected in the next few weeks, said attorney Majel Russell.

Get the Story:
Monument's storied land incomplete (The Billings Gazette 3/12)
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