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Spurred by Pandemic, Little Shell Tribe Fast-Tracks Its Health Service Debut

This story also ran on Time. It can be republished for free. Linda Watson draped a sweater with the words “Little Shell Chippewa Tribe” over her as she received the newly recognized tribal nation’s first dose of covid-19 vaccine. “I wanted to show my pride in being a Little Shell member,” Watson, 72, said. “The Little Shell are doing very good things for the people.” Watson has diabetes and a heart condition. The shot brought some peace of mind during a time when that isn’t fully possible. One of her sons is among those who have died of covid. The Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana is...

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