Tester Statement on the Passing of Chief Earl Old Person

U.S. Senator Jon Tester today released the following statement regarding the passing of Blackfeet Tribal Chief and Chairman, Earl Old Person:

“Today, Sharla and I mourn the loss of a great man and a dear friend, Chief Earl Old Person. Chief Old Person was a fierce advocate for the Blackfeet Nation and all of Indian Country for his entire life, and the world is a better place because he was in it. He will never be replaced, and we are holding his loved ones and the Blackfeet people in our hearts.”