Belcourt to receive honorary doctorate from University 4-11-07

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) - Gordon Belcourt, executive director of the MontanaWyoming Tribal Leaders Council, will receive an honorary doctoral degree of humane letters from the University of Montana.

Belcourt, who was born and raised on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, will participate in UM commencement activities on May 12.

He was notified of the honor in a letter from UM President George Dennison.

``I extend my profound gratitude to the faculty and administration of the University of Montana and the Board of Regents of the Montana university system for this singular honor and professional acknowledgment,'' Belcourt said in a release.

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