Mont. Campsite Requests Court Help As Tribe Orders Closure

By Caleb Symons (May 6, 2022, 7:38 PM EDT) -- The Blackfeet Indian Nation has escalated its bid to close a privately run campground on its Montana reservation by ordering the site to be vacated immediately, even as a dispute over its lease remains pending, prompting the camp to ask a federal court Friday to block that move.

In its new filing, Eagle Bear Inc. said Blackfeet officials told the campground last month to close right away, arguing that its lease had been canceled nearly 15 years ago before formally expiring in April 2021. The tribe posted "No Trespassing" signs at the camp's entrances the day after the shutdown order, it...

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