Edward Barta: Thanks for ensuring MT remains a place to thrive

Edward Barta: Thanks for ensuring MT remains a place to thrive

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GTRC’s Annual Meeting and Potluck

GTRC’s Annual Meeting and Potluck

Golden Triangle Resource Council (GTRC) is turning ONE! Please join us for our first Annual Meeting and Potluck on Thursday, June 15th at 5:30 PM at West Bank Park.

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First steps in a long journey

First steps in a long journey

In late 1971, several months before a small group of people formed Northern Plains, some of those same people embarked on an ambitious project...
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Norane Freidstadt: Building citizen and conservation power for decades

Norane Freidstadt: Building citizen and conservation power for decades

Norane Friedstadt is no stranger to nonprofit and community work. She and her husband, Rob, moved to Helena at the age of 22, and...
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Giving the people a say to stop NorthWestern’s polluting power plant

Giving the people a say to stop NorthWestern’s polluting power plant

This past Sunday, Northern Plains members continued to step up as community leaders taking on corporate corruption in Laurel. NorthWestern Energy continues to push...
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MDU Rate Increase Campaign Planning Session

MDU Rate Increase Campaign Planning Session

On Wednesday, February 8, Dawson Resource Council will be hosting a campaign planning session to strategize our fight to stop MDU’s proposed electricity rate...
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Members show courage and leadership in Helena

Members show courage and leadership in Helena

Since Northern Plains’ founding in 1972, our members have had a big impact at the legislature, speaking up for our values and priorities. This...
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The ultimate expression of grassroots democracy

The ultimate expression of grassroots democracy

The 68th Montana Legislature has officially commenced! Since our founding in 1972, Northern Plains members have had a strong influence on Montana’s laws and policies. We...
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Lessons from Indigenous Organizing: A Grassroots Solution for Local Food on the Flathead Reservation

Lessons from Indigenous Organizing: A Grassroots Solution for Local Food on the Flathead Reservation

During this virtual event, we’ll hear from Patrick Yawackie, from the Flathead Reservation. Patrick and his wife, Regina MadPlume founded the People’s Food Sovereignty Program, a Native led, grassroots organization that promotes food sovereignty and self-determination for the tribal members living on the Flathead Reservation.

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Ita Killeen: “My job is to have joy in my life, in addition to caring about the climate.”

Ita Killeen: “My job is to have joy in my life, in addition to caring about the climate.”

Ita Killeen believes in the power of people and connection when it comes to fighting climate change. Originally from Maryland, Ita moved west early,...
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Federal court draws new PSC districts

Federal court draws new PSC districts

On March 8th (just a week before the candidate filing deadline), a panel of federal judges drew new boundaries for Montana’s Public Service Commission...
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Congress stalls progress on Savanna’s Act

Congress stalls progress on Savanna’s Act

We must push Congress to address systemic violence to Native communities In October 2020, Congress passed – and President Trump signed – Savanna’s Act...
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