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Articles with the Tag: Flathead Indian Reservation

Tribal Council visits Boys and Girls Club Tribal Council visits Boys and Girls Club

RONAN – The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes have long supported the Boys and Girls Club of the Flathead Reservation and Lake County, but Aug. 14 was the first time the entire Tribal Council has visited the Ronan campus.  Tribal Vice Chairwoman Carole Lankford said it was important for t...

Female grizzly, cubs returned to Reservation

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION —On Friday, Aug. 22, a 6-year old female grizzly bear and her two cubs of the year were captured in the Kalispell area, north of Highway 35 along the Flathead River. The family group was captured earlier this year on the Flathead...

Seepay Fire expected to burn for weeks

FLATHEAD RESERVATION — Fire officials on Tuesday presented a long-term fire plan to the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council for management of the lightning-caused Seepay Fire which had grown to 1,050 acres. The plan anticipated the fire burning until a major weather event ends fire seaso...

Fires burn Flathead Reservation, restrictions kick in

Sunday, Aug. 17 update FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION — The lightning-caused Seepay Fire burning on the Flathead Indian Reservation 20 miles west of Dixon is currently at 1,050 acres, with hot spots primarily on the western flank. Humidity and rain throughout the past three days has s...

Berry, mushroom harvest closure reminder

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION — The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes implemented a rule prohibiting non-Tribal members from harvesting berries and mushrooms on March 1, 2012.  A Tribal member may have non-member children and spouse acco...

Female grizzly, cubs relocated to South Fork of Flathead

FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION  — Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Biologist Stacy Courville captured a 6-year old, 252-pound female grizzly and her two male cubs on the Flathead Indian Reservation on June 26.   This was considered a preemptive capture in order to move the bears b...

Will water compact impact cause economy to dry up or stay afloat? Will water compact impact cause economy to dry up or stay afloat?

The melted droplets flowing from snow-packed peaks have carved a course through western Montana that people have used to build civilization and economies for millennia.  First, native people utilized the fish, mammals, and plants that drank from and lived in the flowing waters to sustain their popula...

Main Street Montana rolls out on reservation Main Street Montana rolls out on reservation

PABLO — Collaboration and communication seemed to be common themes stressed by the participants at the Main Street Montana Project community meeting at the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal council chambers on June 18. An example would be dual enrollment for high school students at Salish Kootena...

Education vs litigation: Water Compact proponents, opponents take different approaches Education vs litigation: Water Compact proponents, opponents take different approaches

WESTERN MONTANA – The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes hosted a day-long informational session for state legislators in Helena last week about a proposed water compact that would impact much of western Montana.  At the same time, irrigators of the Flathead Indian Irrigation Project expresse...

Biologists request information on nesting Trumpeter Swans

News from Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, Natural Resources Department POLSON — Wildlife Biologists with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes began a project to restore Trumpeter Swans as a resident species on the Flathead Indian Reservation in the mid-1990s. Subsequent efforts resul...


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