February 9, 2024
The President of the Coalition of Large Tribes, Marvin Weatherwax Jr. of the Blackfeet Nation, was interviewed by NBC Nightly News about the growing issues with fentynal and drug cartels on reservations. Please watch this interview and help spread the word about this urgent situation. NBC News also wrote a special report on this situation which we will also share below.
Investigation: Mexican drug cartel targets Native American reservations with fentanyl, officials say (NBC News Media Share)
Video Media Share from article on NBC News on February 9th, 2024, original video can be found here:
Federal officials say Mexican drug cartels have targeted the six Native American reservations in Montana because they can make bigger profits farther away from the Southern border, and because there is less law enforcement. NBC’s Cynthia McFadden reports on the challenge and speaks with the former head of the DEA in Montana.
NBC News also wrote a special report on February 10th, with additional detail which can be found below:
Mexican drug cartels are targeting America’s ‘last best place’
Cartel associates have flooded Montana with fentanyl and meth – and also set up operations on Indian reservations, where law enforcement is scarce. Read article on NBC News with the below link: