Native Country Tourism

Call: 406-477-8308

PO Box 792

Lame Deer, MT 59043

Website by WolfStar Productions

About Us

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The People

 

Native Country Tourism is owned and operated by Native Americans who have a strong desire to share the history and stories of their people through first hand experience and authentic cultural activities.

Your ranching, rodeoing hosts are active members of both their local business community and strong in their cultural identity.

"We hope to educate and enlighten the culturally curious traveler on the authentic history and stories of our people and our lands."

Sharon Small

Co-owner

Native Country Tourism

Sharon Small and Family

Co-Owner

Sharon is co-owner of Native Country Tourism and is an influential leader in Indian Country. She holds numerous jobs and is very committed to each one of them. When she’s not busy working in her office in Lame Deer, MT, she manages all procedures on her farm and cattle operation. In her spare time, she travels around North America with her family to compete in rodeos.

 

Sharon's Northern Cheyenne name is Red Eagle Woman and she is extremely proud of her heritage of being both a Native American and a woman in agriculture. These two factors have opened so many doors for her and for that she is thankful.  Ms. Small is always giving back to her community and offers help anyway she can. She is a true ambassador and role model for Native Americans everywhere. 

 

Clayton Small, Jr.

Co-Owner

Clayton Elk Whistler Small, co-owner, was born and raised on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation and it is where he still resides today.  Clayton is very proud of his Northern Cheyenne heritage and is an active member in the yearly sun dances. When he’s not busy working on a job or helping his community, Clayton can be found in his roping arena located near Rosebud Creek. Horses are one of his greatest passions in life.

 

Clayton also owns the small-business, Small Equine Sports Therapy which was created to heal horses, offer horse nutrition, and teach owners how to properly care for their equine. He is well-known all throughout North America for his healing powers and abilities to get lame horses sound again.

Megan Lunak

Office Manager

Megan, office manager, is a proud member of the Amskaapi Pikuni (Southern Blackfeet) Tribe. The Blackfeet name given to her is “Apoyaaki”, which means Light-Colored Woman. She was born and raised on her family’s cow and horse ranch on the Blackfeet Reservation. Any spare time she has is committed to training horses, working cattle on the vast plains of the Rocky Mountain Front, and rodeoing throughout North America.

 

During the spring and summer months, Megan commits herself to assisting native youth with their horsemanship. The confidence and self-respect the youth get from connecting with a horse is sight to behold. Megan is a firm believer in equine therapy, as she has seen the miracles horses can perform on individuals who need help the most.

 

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