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On rolling hills in south-central Montana, near where Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer and his 7th Cavalry made their Last Stand in 1876, the Crow Nation sees the future.
Abbey couldn’t hold back the tears as she made her way through the hallway between classes at Tuscarora High School. The 18-year-old was tired, stressed and emotionally exhausted, having started her senior year sleeping most nights in the SUV she had purchased from waiting tables. Friends occasionally stayed the night with her.
My client sat back, her eyes fixed on a corner of the room but her mind fixed on the past as she described walking through a pasture and quietly contemplating how to support her family after her husband’s progressing illness forced him to quit work. “I thought to myself, What would Annie Mauk do?” – a reference to her Texan grandmother who raised