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Articles with the Tag: Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes

38th annual Ksanka Standing Arrow Powwow is this weekend 38th annual Ksanka Standing Arrow Powwow is this weekend

ELMO — The Kootenai Tribe, also known as the Ktunaxa Ksanka Band, welcome all nations and the general public to the 38th annual Ksanka Standing Arrow Powwow at the Elmo Powwow Grounds on Thursday, July 19 to Sunday, July 22. The Ksanka Standing Arrow Powwow is a Native American gathering in view of Fla...

Ninepipes holds Round Dance

CHARLO – Mark your calendars for a special treat at the Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana on Thursday, July 26. Leo Charlie and fellow drummers and singers will first offer a Round Dance workshop and demonstration from 1-3 p.m. and will then drum and sing for a Round Dance from 6-9 p.m. The round dance...

Council recommends eDNA testing, policies  

News from the Montana Invasive Species Council                                                    HELENA – The Montana Invasive Species Council (MISC) issued recommenda...

Local craftsman featured at Ninepipes Local craftsman featured at Ninepipes

News from the Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana  Early Montana welcomes Joshua Marceau as its featured “First Saturday” artist on Saturday, July 7, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Marceau is the owner, artist, and sole craftsman at Native American Silversmith. The jewelry he creates is handmade, an...

Tribal Health welcomes new specialist Tribal Health welcomes new specialist

News from CSKT Tribal Health ST. IGNATIUS – On Friday, June 22 new health care provider Mary Shick joined Tribal Health. Mary is an Adult Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, and Certified Diabetes Educator (AGNP, CDE). Mary joins Tribal Health in an increased effort to support Tribal Health recipient...

Help protect Flathead Lake from aquatic invaders Help protect Flathead Lake from aquatic invaders

LAKE COUNTY – Imagine a future where you are taking off your shoes and walking along the edge of the Flathead Lake during a warm summer day, looking out across the changing blue colors of the water, and suddenly, you feel a sharp pain in your foot.  Erik Hanson, the Confederated Salish and Koot...

CASA Advocates recognized CASA Advocates recognized

POLSON — On June 7, Dick and Carol Banghart, residents of Polson, were recognized as Montana’s 2018 CASA Advocates of the Year at the recent 2018 Montana Child Abuse and Neglect Conference. They have served the CASA program in Lake County for more than 14 years. In the past year alone, they logg...

SKC Foundation appoints new executive director SKC  Foundation appoints new executive director

News from the Salish Kootenai College PABLO – The Salish Kootenai College Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Karen Delaney as the organization’s Executive Director. Salish Kootenai College Foundation is the non-profit fundraising entity for the college, d...

Board hears about successful wildlife management programs Board hears about successful wildlife management programs

POLSON – The Flathead Reservation Fish and Wildlife Board met to talk about the many projects that happened last year and what will come in the future during a meeting on Wednesday, May 23, at the Polson library. The State of Montana and the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes started the board ...

Another generation of kids celebrate annual river honoring Another generation of kids celebrate annual river honoring

FLATHEAD RIVER – After a long winter, hundreds of fourth and fifth grade students got a chance to experience an outdoor classroom on a warm afternoon along the Flathead River for the 32nd annual River Honoring.  “It’s really interesting all the stuff they have out here,” said ...


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