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Tribal leaders ratify water compact | Montana Free Press
Tribal leaders ratify water compact … But after Congress approved the compact last week, CSKT Tribal Council Chairwoman Shelly Fyant said during a press conference that the agreement would have a “profound and positive impact on the future of the Flathead Reservation for the next century. …


CSKT tribal leaders ratify water compact
CSKT tribal leaders ratify water compact. … But after Congress approved the compact last week, CSKT Tribal Council Chairwoman Shelly Fyant said during a press conference that the agreement would have a “profound and positive impact on the future of the Flathead Reservation for the next century.”


CSKT Tribal Council Ratifies $1.9 Billion Water Compact | YPR
The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Water Compact narrowly passed the state Legislature in 2015 after more than a decade of negotiation. It settles water rights in and around the Flathead Reservation. The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Tuesday officially ratified a water rights compact with the state and federal government.


CSKT Tribal Council unanimously ratifies Flathead water
The CSKT Tribal Council unanimously voted to ratify the agreement on Tuesday during a meeting held via Zoom. With the tribes’ ratification, the federal government will create a $1.9 billion trust fund for repairing the deteriorating Flathead Indian Irrigation Project. Additionally, the tribes will regain control of the National Bison Range.


Tribal leaders ratify #water compact — The #Montana Free …
The CSKT Tribal Council unanimously voted to ratify the agreement on Tuesday during a meeting held via Zoom. With the tribes’ ratification, the federal government will create a $1.9 billion trust fund for repairing the deteriorating Flathead Indian Irrigation Project. Additionally, the tribes will regain control of the National Bison Range.


Tribal leaders ratify water compact | State | sidneyherald.com
The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council unanimously ratified its water compact with the state Tuesday, clearing the path for rehabilitation of the Flathead Indian Irrigation Project and return of the National Bison Range to tribal control.


Federal Spending Bill Ratifies Flathead Water Compact
Tribal leaders have long expressed support for the legislation, which in addition to ratifying the compact also settles damages brought by the federal government for mismanaging the Tribes’ water


Congress Passes CSKT Water Compact | YPR
Fyant said the CSKT tribal council is waiting for President Trump to sign the larger COVID relief and federal spending bill before deciding how to ratify the compact, which can happen with approval from the tribal council or the council could decide to put it out for a vote of tribal members.


CSKT Tribal Council Ratifies $1.9 Billion Water Compact
CSKT Tribal Council Ratifies $1.9 Billion Water Compact By Aaron Bolton • Dec 29, 2020 David Wiley (CC-BY-2) The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Tuesday officially ratified a water rights compact with the state and federal government.


CSKT water compact clears Congress | Montana Free Press
The CSKT now must approve the measure to officially end the saga of the compact’s negotiation. Fyant said the Tribal Council could either vote to ratify the legislation or put it to a vote by tribal members, but that leaders hadn’t yet decided which method to use.