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Articles with the Tag: Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes

Tester secures millions for Indian Country

News from U.S. Senator Jon Tester BIG SANDY — U.S. Senator Jon Tester is announcing nearly $8 million in Department of Justice grant funding for Montana Tribes, as part of his ongoing effort to provide resources to Indian Country to bolster tribal courts, support victims, and combat violence again...

Section of U.S. Highway 93 named after Louis Charlo Section of U.S. Highway 93 named after Louis Charlo

EVARO – On a cloudy morning, nearly 100 people clustered in the grass alongside U.S. Highway 93 for a celebration. “Finally” was the word most often spoken.  Seventy-four years after his death, the state legislature decided to name a two-mile stretch of highway after Louis Charlo, w...

Reservation mushroom, berry harvest rules shared

In 2012, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes implemented a rule prohibiting non-tribal members from harvesting mushrooms and berries on the Flathead Indain Reservation. A tribal member may have non-member children and spouse (immediate family) accompany and assist with mushroom and berry picking, pro...

Warriors honored at Arlee Celebration Warriors honored at Arlee Celebration

ARLEE – The 121st Arlee Esqapqeyni began with a Snake Dance on Thursday afternoon, and the celebration continued through the weekend with many more traditional dances.  In a single file line, dancers wearing regalia moved together in the wave-like pattern of a snake into the pavilion. The dance...

Mountain goat hunting on reservation still closed

News from CSKT The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council closed hunting of Rocky Mountain goats on the Flathead Indian Reservation in September of 2018 due to low population levels.   Closed areas are located in both the Mission Mountain Tribal Wilderness area and adjacent areas on the...

Tribes make bison film available

News from CSKT  PABLO – For the first time, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes are making publicly available the award-winning film, “In the Spirit of Atatíce: The Untold Story of the National Bison Range.”  The general public will now be able to access the...

Outdoor burning closed July 1, fire danger level moderate

News from CSKT Division of Fire FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION – Fire officials with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ Division of Fire have restricted debris burning (outdoor burning) starting on Monday, July 1. The fire danger level is at a moderate level at this time.  Con...

Public encouraged to weigh-in at public meeting

News from the Montana Department of Transportation   PABLO ­– Roadway users will have an opportunity to weigh-in on potential improvements to the intersection of U.S. Highway 93 and Old Highway 93, south of Pablo, at a public meeting on Thursday, June 27, at the Confederated Salish and Koo...

Revitalizing tradition: annual Salish culture camp sees high turnout Revitalizing tradition: annual Salish culture camp sees high turnout

ST. IGNATIUS – “That’s the biggest family picture,” an onlooker said as the attendees at the 2019 Salish Language and Culture Camp gathered for a group photo.  The last day of the weeklong day camp had the feeling of a family reunion. People of all ages gathered in small group...

Briefs for June 26, 2019

All invited to language summit PABLO — SKC invites everyone to the Montana Early Childhood Native Language Summit on June 27 and 28 at the Robert DePoe III Building on campus. The event will start at 9 a.m. each day and is free of charge and open to the public. This event will bring early childhoo...


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