Fort Belknap Team Requests Sightings of Swift Fox
June 28, 2023
Fort Belknap Indian Community is seeking the public's help with monitoring the success of the swift fox reintroduction. Since 2020, the Fort Belknap Indian Community has been reintroducing swift foxes. Swift foxes were absent from the area for over 50 years, and in addition to the cultural significance of returning a species to Nakoda and Aaniiih sovereign land, the reintroduction promotes connectivity between two portions of the swift fox range separated by over 200 miles.
Swift foxes can be identified by their small size, long black-tipped tails, and black patches on either side of their...