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Use caution when debris burning

News from CSKT FLATHEAD RESERVATION — The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Division of Fire officials are asking people to be extra careful when burning because windy weather conditions will create an increased risk of wildfire.  The warning comes amid several lost debris fires that br...

Wilderness fire season starts early near Dixon Wilderness fire season starts early near Dixon

FLATHEAD RESERVATION – Fire broke out along the Flathead River five miles west of Dixon on Wednesday, April 7, at around 2 p.m. and burned for several days.  The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Division of Fire responded and identified the incident as the Sinkhole Fire. Officials report...

Coordinated response plan developed to address MMIP cases Coordinated response plan developed to address MMIP cases

PABLO — The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, in collabroation with federal, state, tribal and local law enforcement and community organizations, has finalized the nation’s first Tribal Community Response Plan as part of a pilot project to address cases of Missing and Murdered Indigenous P...

Montana sticks to patchwork COVID vaccine rollout as eligibility expands Montana sticks to patchwork COVID vaccine rollout as eligibility expands

MONTANA — Montana’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution is among the most efficient in the nation, but closer examination reveals a patchwork of systems among counties and tribal governments that will be put to the test as the state opens vaccine eligibility to all people 16 and older starting this mon...

Flathead River Rodeo to return Aug. 26-28 Flathead River Rodeo to return Aug. 26-28

News from Flathead River Rodeo Committee POLSON — The 4X Indian National Finals Rodeo (INFR) of the year, Flathead River Rodeo, returns to the Flathead Reservation in Polson on Aug. 26, 27 and 28, at the Polson Fairgrounds. The Flathead River Rodeo is proud to have been named INFR Tour Rodeo of th...

Three remarkable indigenous women celebrated for Women’s History Month

For Women’s History Month, we are celebrating three indigenous women: Kwilqa, Pend d’Oreille, who became a woman warrior, brave and fearless; Christine Quintasket, Salish, who was the first Native American woman to publish a novel as well as stories on her culture; and Adeline Abraham Mathias, Ko...

COVID-19 vaccine dispersement continues, some hesitate COVID-19 vaccine dispersement continues, some hesitate

Brits accurately refer to shots as jabs. Well, I received my second jab Friday of the Moderna vaccine, and am already looking at my world with a rosier gaze.  As of Friday, I was one of 132,785 Montanans and more than 33 million Americans who are now fully immunized.  Happily, I had virtually...

Treasured stories return online

News from CSKT   FLATHEAD RESERVATION — Three treasured interactive DVDs produced by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ Natural Resource Department suffered a setback back due to technology in 2020. Productions including “Fire on the Land,” “Explore the River...

Spring time welcomes bears back to the Valley

News from CSKT FLATHEAD RESERVATION — As spring approaches, the Tribal Wildlife Management Program would like to remind the public that bears, both black and grizzly, will soon be emerging from their dens.  Mild weather this fall and winter may mean bears could emerge from the den earlier ...

Spring debris burning opened March 1

News from CSKT FLATHEAD RESERVATION — Spring debris burning season opened Monday, March 1.   Burning is a great way to clear dead vegetation and clean up. Before you light your piles or grass this spring, take the necessary precautions to ensure your burn does not become the next wildfire....


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