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Articles with the Tag: Elmo

Fires burn Flathead Reservation, restrictions kick in Thursday

  RONAN — Two lightning-caused wildfires are filling Mission Valley skies with smoke, and the Flathead Reservation will enter Stage 1 Fire Restrictions at 12:01 a.m. Thursday, August 7 in hopes of preventing future incidents. " We're in full swing, as you can see with all the smok...

Strengthen My Nation leads up to powwow Strengthen My Nation leads up to powwow

ELMO — “It’s a day for the kids of Elmo,” Pearl Yellowman-Caye said. “… It’s a good way to transition into the powwow. We’ve honored our kids first.”  Yellowman-Caye was talking about Strengthen My Nation Youth Day held July 17.  On top o...

Elmo welcomes dancers, drums, visitors Elmo welcomes dancers, drums, visitors

 ELMO — Campers, tents and a few tipis took over the powwow grounds in Elmo for the Standing Arrow Powwow July 18 to 20.  Dancers and drummers from around the state, Wyoming, Washington, Idaho and Canada turned up for the Kootenai tribe’s gathering. Jordan Stasso and Eddie Spears,...

Baby on Board: Newborn arrives on transit bus Baby on Board: Newborn arrives on transit bus

ELMO — It wasn’t just the usual bus ride into town for Sharon Lee Buckskin last week. Nine months pregnant, she got on the DHRD Transit bus in Elmo on July 15 to go to Polson for some appointments, and when she got off the bus she had her newborn baby with her. Sharon’s baby, due July 22...

Powwow outfits take time, care, skill Powwow outfits take time, care, skill

Dancers wear their finest regalia at powwows: beaded capes, moccasins and belts, bone breastplates and snowy-white feathers.  But all the beautiful outfits don’t just appear. Powwow families dedicate hours of skilled time and hundreds of dollars to create these works of art.  ShiNaasha ...

Standing Arrow Powwow begins Thursday in Elmo

ELMO — For folks from out of the area and as a gentle reminder to locals, the third weekend in July the Kootenai nation hosts the Standing Arrow Powwow in Elmo. This year the powwow begins on July 17 with a new event called Strengthen My Nation Youth Day On July 17.  Pearl Yellowman, from Co...

‘Young Lakota’ to be presented in Pablo, Arlee, Elmo

News from CSKT Community Empowerment Program PABLO — The Adeline Mathias Endowment and the CSKT Community Empowerment Program will present three Flathead Reservation screenings of “Young Lakota,” a documentary on real life political issues focused on women's rights and tribal ...

Elmo District narrowed to two candidates

PABLO — In the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council run-off election on Nov. 16 between incumbent Reuben A. Mathias and Len Two Teeth, Mathias received 228 votes and Two Teeth 603. Two Teeth will oppose Junior Caye in the general election on Dec. 14 for the Elmo District council seat. Off...

Elmo teen arrested for shooting incident

  LAKE COUNTY — Raymond Shourds, 18, of Elmo, was booked into the Lake County Jail on Nov. 15 and charged with felony assault with a weapon and criminal endangerment.  According to a press release from Lake County Undersheriff Dan Yonkin, the charges resulted from a Nov. 7 incident in w...

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 ...


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