Fewer tribal members turning out for fire duty
LAME DEER, Mont. –– The national shortage of firefighters is troubling news to America. That also puzzles veteran Native American fire fighters, Adam Wolf, Northern Cheyenne/ Omaha and Mario Pretty Boy Jr., Northern Cheyenne/Sioux who now oversee the Northern Cheyenne, BIA Fire and Aviation Department.
“Years ago, we would have been front and center,” Wolf and Pretty Boy remarked, recalling when they fought fire.