Monday, May 1, 2023 – Remembering Blackfeet Chief Earl Old Person

Earl Old Person was a respected Blackfeet leader and strong proponent of cultural preservation. He was the longest serving elected tribal official in the country. He was an advocate for education up until his death in October 2021 at the age of 92. He lived by example, embodying the language, culture, and accomplishments of the Blackfeet Nation.


John Murray (Blackfeet), Blackfeet tribal historic preservation officer

Erlina Old Person (Blackfeet), daughter of Chief

Sen. Susan Webber (Blackfeet), Montana State Senator (D-MT 8th)