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Articles with the Tag: Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes

Public invited to conference call meeting concerning lake trout

News from the Flathead Reservation Fish and Wildlife Board PABLO — The Flathead Reservation Fish and Wildlife Board will meet on Thursday, Dec.12 via conference call beginning at 10 a.m. The meeting will address a potential fishing regulation change for lake trout in Flathead Lake.  All inte...

CSKT appeals proposed constitutional amendment

  PABLO — The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes filed an appeal with the Interior Board of Appeals of the United States Department of the Interior.  The appeal came in response to a Sept. 20 decision by BIA Northwest Regional Director Stanley Speaks to hold a secretarial election....

Outcry over racially insensitive remarks brings response

RAVALLI — As of Monday afternoon the Confederated Salish and Kootenai tribes had not received an apology from Ravalli County Commissioners in regards to racially offensive statements allegedly made by County Planning Board Chairman Jan Wisniewski of Darby.  According to media reports, Wisniewsk...

Tribal leaders meet with president, Cabinet, congressman

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council members Carole Depoe Lankford and Joe Durglo had the ears of the nation’s highest federal officials last week and used the opportunity to talk about economic development, and interagency cooperation between the Flathead Reservatio...

Itty Bitty Basketball teaches fundamentals, sportsmanship Itty Bitty Basketball teaches fundamentals, sportsmanship

Here they come, NBA and WNBA … 3 to 5-year-old all-stars are making their big boom. Itty Bitty Basketball is taking to the court with founder and coach Tina Begay leading the way. Begay started the program in 2005 in Arlee for the “littles” after watching the YMCA host a program of the ...

Elmo candidates face off Saturday for general election

  PABLO — According to the by-laws and constitution of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, a primary election run-off for Elmo District Tribal Council Candidates Reuben A. Mathias and Len Two Teeth will be held this Saturday, Nov. 16. Both Two Teeth and Mathias received ...

Tribal Council primary sends 11 to general election

PABLO — The primary election for Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council was held Nov. 2 and the official results were posted Nov. 6. A recount for the Elmo district seat was completed and filed at 1 p.m. on Nov. 7.  The two candidates from each district, or in Elmo’s case three c...

More tribal candidates express views More tribal candidates express views

(Editor’s note: These candidates are the last to respond for the Tribal candidate story. Part one was published in the Oct. 23 edition. Election day for the Tribal Council primary is Saturday, Nov. 2) FLATHEAD RESERVATION — Tribal Council candidates running in the primary election explain why ...

Group forms against tribal corruption Group forms against tribal corruption

Members from at least five of Montana’s eight Indian tribes, including two Salish and Kootenai tribal members, gathered in Havre on Oct. 2 and set up a statewide Native American organization to expose corruption on reservations. Tribal governments are “using a smokescreen of tribal sovereignty...

42 Tribal Council candidates on ballot for primary election 42 Tribal Council candidates on ballot for primary election

This year marks one of the largest pools of candidates for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council as 42 people have announced their candidacy. The primary election will take place Saturday, Nov. 2 from 8 a.m to 8 p.m. Polling places are the Arlee Indian Senior Center, the Elmo Community Cente...


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