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We are still here: Blackfeet mark Baker Massacre anniversary

 

January 24, 2020



NEAR THE MARIAS RIVER, Mont. (AP) — The Blackfeet Nation commemorated the 150th anniversary of the Baker Massacre on Thursday, hearing calls to learn their past and embrace their ancestry.

"This was a tragedy. Today could be viewed as a day of mourning, but it is a day of triumph. Look at all these Brown people," Iva Croff, who planned the event, said as she gestured toward the crowd. "We are still here!"

The crowd cheered, the Great Falls Tribune reported.

More than 100 people, including Blackfeet tribal members from Canada, attended the 26th annual observance about 10 miles southeast of...



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