MSU Billings student applies his education in high-level Crow Tribe position

Billings Gazette

Over the past few years, Levi Black Eagle, a political science student at Montana State University Billings, has developed an impressive résumé, currently serving as the secretary of the Crow Tribe of Indians and the Crow Tribe representative on the Montana Advisory Council on Indian Education.

Raised in Lodge Grass where he attended school, Black Eagle then began to work within the Crow Agency Public School system. His current job was the reason he chose to pursue a degree in political science at MSUB.

“I found that politics really spoke to me on a primordial level,” he said. “I thoroughly enjoy all aspects of politics from the local to the federal level, and if I can completely understand how and why the machine works, then it will help me to better navigate these waters that I find myself in.”

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MSUB was an easy choice for Levi as it is close to home. After graduating, he hopes to earn a master’s degree in public service administration while also continuing his current career path.

“I would like to be involved in politics in some capacity — if not as

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