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Donations sought for Northern Cheyenne Tribe

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The Northern Cheyenne Tribe announced it has opened an emergency operations center and is accepting donations.

The action was taken following severe winter weather which has impacted the tribe, according to a press release.

Tribal members are in need of emergency supplies, including firewood and livestock feed.

Donations can be made by contacting the Northern Cheyenne Tribe Disaster and Emergency Services Department at (406) 740-2625 or (406) 477-4938.

The tribe released the following fact sheet:

Winter Storm Information Sheet, March 3, 2018


  • 4 trucks loads of emergency heating wood donated, Police Department will cut, split and distribute to:

  • LIHEAP & Police Department list

  • If you need wood contact Randy Elliott at LDPD to see if you are on the distribution list.

  • Access to propane tanks only (plowing/shoveling) Call 477-8979

  • Electricity: If shut off during the state of emergency call 477-4871


  • Food supplies limited. Please contact your District Representative to receive food request form for emergency food delivery.


  • Drop point to be determined.

  • Contact number 406-592-0420

Warming Centers

  • Tribal Office

Special Needs/Handicap

  • Contact number 477-6775

Medical needs

  • Contact Community Health Rep (CHR) or Public Health Nurse (PHN) 477-4434


  • Request for hay was submitted to the State. More information as it becomes available. You may also contact the hay hotline at (406) 444-2402.

Weather Link

  • Weather.gov


  • Contact (406) 592-0420 if you would like to assist with emergency effort

Snow removal

  • Dialysis, Medical, handicap, medical emergencies are priority

  • Access roads for wood

  • Call Ernestine at (406) 740-2625 for snow removal contractor list.

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