Tuesday, November 3, 2015

The Badger-Two Medicine Area: Too Sacred to Drill

For more than 10,000 years, the Badger-Two Medicine area near Glacier National Park in Montana has provided strength, subsistence and cultural identity for members of the Blackfeet Nation. The Blackfeet believe that their people were created among the mountains and springs that rise from where Badger Creek and the Two Medicine River trace their headwaters.

But the Blackfeet aren't the only ones who value the region. The oil and gas industry also have their eyes on the area - and for more than 30 years, they've been fighting to drill the hell out of it.

More:  http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/33478-the-badger-two-medicine-area-too-sacred-to-drill

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