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Blackfeet Tribe mourns the passing of Chief Earl Old Person

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Blackfeet Tribe mourns the passing of Chief Earl Old Person
Blackfeet Tribe mourns the passing of Chief Earl Old Person

The Blackfeet Tribe announced on Wednesday evening that Earl Old Person, the longest serving elected tribal official in the U.S., has died at the age of 92.

THE BLACKFEET TRIBE S HAANNOUNCED THAT EARL OLDPERSON, THE LONGESTSERVING ELECTED TRIBALFIOFCIAL IN THE U.S., HASDIED AT THE AGE OF 92.HE PASSED AW AAYBLACKFEET COMMUNITYHOSPITAL IN BROWNINGAFTEA R LONG BATTLE WITHCANCER.ACCORDING TO THE TRIBE,OLD PERSON SERVED FORMORE THAN 60 YEARS ONTHE BLACKFEET TRIBALBUSINESS COUNCIL.HE MET MANY DIGNITARIESINCLUDING EVERY U.S.PRESIDENT SINCE DWIGHTEISENHOWER, MEMBS EROF THE BRITISH ROYALFAMILY, THE SHAH OF IRAN,AND OTHER WORLD LEADERS.MEMORIAL SERVICES AREPENDING; WE WILL UPDATEYOU AS WE GET REMOINFORMATIO

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