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October 20, 2019

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Sweetgrass Development: Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy 2017-2021



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North Central Montana Economic Development District doing business as Sweetgrass Development Corporation, is a private, non-profit corporation created to support economic development in the North Central Montana counties of Glacier, Cascade, Pondera, Teton and Toole and the Blackfeet Nation. Sweetgrass Development was designated North Central Montana’s economic development district by the U. S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) in 2004.




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The Two Medicine Fight Site located roughly 25 miles south east of Browning is the location of the only violent encounter of the Lewis and Clark Expedition which took place on July 27, 1806. Accounts of the conflict have varied over the years, but one of the main issues was that the Corps of Discovery were making peace with other American Indian tribes and providing them with guns which threatened the traditional Blackfeet domination of the region.