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Salish history to be shared through grant

MISSOULA — Humanities Montana awarded a $750 grant to Sleeping Child Hot Springs for All to carry out the Bitterroot Salish History and Winter Storytelling 2017 event.

Tony Incashola, Director of the Salish-Kootenai Culture Committee, will talk about Bitterroot Salish history and tell winter stories, including the root of the name “Sleeping Child.” This event is an opportunity for the audience to learn about the history of the Bitterroot, the traditional homeland of the Salish people for thousands of years. The event will take place at 1 p.m. Jan. 14 at the River Street Dance Theater in Hamilton.

Humanities Montana is the state’s independent, nonprofit state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Since 1972, Humanities Montana has provided services and grants to hundreds of Montana organizations in support of public programs in history, literature, civil conversations, and public issues.

Valentine Party set at Leon Hall

CHARLO — Ninepipe Arts Group is holding its annual Valentine Party at Leon Hall at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11. Leon Hall is on Leon Road off Highway 93, south of Ronan. Enjoy a silent auction of unique arts and crafts, lovely desserts and gift baskets. KC and the Valley Cats are again providing the swing era music. Please join us for the “Art of Transformation.” Tickets are still only $10. For more information, please call Diane Plaissay at 406-644-2311.

Woman’s Club looking for vendors

RONAN — The Ronan Woman’s Club 31st annual Arts and Crafts Show is looking for vendors. The craft show is on Saturday, March 11, at the Ronan Community Center scheduled from 9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. All are welcome to come and sell your Arts and Crafts items to the public. Call 406-253-3355, for more information.

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