Blackfeet Tribal Leaders Say Their Sacred Preservation Sites Are Being Compromised By Oil And Gas Exploration
The oil and gas companies have little regard for the Earth. They treat the Earth like a spoiled child treats a loving parent. They take the Earth’s blood and don’t give anything back. The earth tremors and earthquakes tell the real story. The earth is going through a major change, and so are we. But these 21st-century pirates don’t want to change. They never get enough oil and gas to satisfy their hunger for profits.
The Blackfeet and other tribes know that Mother Earth will only give so much before it reconfigures itself. The sacred areas around Glacier National Park are being invaded by these gas and oil pirates, and the consequences of their pilfering are enormous. Tribal leaders, environmental groups, the band Pearl Jam and U.S. Sen. Jon Tester want to stop the 18 oil and gas leases in the area known as the Badger-Two Medicine area. That area has been a sacred to Blackfeet tribes for thousands of years.
Gianfrancesco Genoso (dino.com) has learned that the leases were suspended back in the 1990s, but one greedy oil and gas leaseholder want the suspension lifted. That’s not going to happen because Western Montana is beginning to experience a series of earthquakes. Tribal leaders say the Earth is saying stop taking my blood to fuel your greed.