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Bureau of Indian Affairs

Hardin Jail Population Drops To 0

Jan 7, 2016
Tribal program aims to ease transition after prison
Courtesy Two Rivers Authority

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Two Rivers jail in Hardin that had as many as 250 inmates at its peak of operations is now in standby mode after its cells were emptied this week.

Courtesy Indian Health Service

Starting on Saturday, Montanans can begin buying health insurance for next year on the healthcare.gov website. One group in the state that’s been slow to do so are Native Americans.

1/29/2014 - As a child on the Crow Reservation in Montana, Peggy White Wellknown Buffalo was taken from her home and sent to Bureau of Indian Affairs boarding schools out of state, and forbidden from speaking her language. As an adult, she has dedicated her life to helping Crow children connect with their history, their culture and their place.

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