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Articles with the Tag: Native American

Tester calls for Senate hearing

News from the office of Senator Jon Tester U.S. Senate — U.S. Senator Jon Tester is calling on the Senate to hold a hearing on missing and murdered Native American women. In a letter to the leadership of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, Tester is demanding the committee bring together law e...

SKC receives language grant

News from The Administration for Children and Families The Administration for Native Americans at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families today announced awards for 18 grant projects, totaling more than $4.8 million, to help preserve Native language...

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...

Briefs for April 11, 2018

Planning board continues review tonight News from Land Solutions, LLC POLSON — The Lake County Planning Board will continue its review of the proposed 2018 Lake County Growth Policy at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11, in the large conference room of the Lake County Courthouse. The Planning Boar...

Teen keeps momentum going for ‘Save Our Sisters’ project Teen keeps momentum going for ‘Save Our Sisters’ project

Marita Growing Thunder, 19, held in tears for a moment as she walked on the back roads last Tuesday to bring awareness to all missing or murdered indigenous women.  She was on the third day of a four-day journey across the Flathead Indian Reservation that started at the farthest northern edge and end...

Local gallery hosts online art auction to benefit reservation communities

POLSON – Art lovers recently had an opportunity to help others with the purchase of works from some very notable Montana artists.  The Takes Horse Gallery, a Polson gallery owned by Karee Takes Horse, launched a week-long online art auction in hopes of raising funds to assist Native American co...

Native Youth Conference brings future leaders together Native Youth Conference brings future leaders together

PABLO – High School students from Arlee, St. Ignatius, Pablo, Polson, Missoula, Hot Springs, Helena and Hardin converged at Salish Kootenai College for three days last week to develop leadership skills and talk about issues important to them to help foster change. Laurencia Starblanket helped her pe...

Briefs for March 28, 2018

Online Art Auction to benefit Montana Native Nations  News from Takes Horse Gallery POLSON — After being hit hard by severe winter weather, Takes Horse Gallery announces “Winter Relief,” an online art auction benefiting Native communities. “This has been an especially b...

‘Neither Wolf Nor Dog’ playing at Showboat Theater in Polson ‘Neither Wolf Nor Dog’ playing at Showboat Theater in Polson

News from InYo Entertainment POLSON – The success of Scottish director Steven Lewis Simpson’s adaptation of best-selling novel, “Neither Wolf Nor Dog,” defies logic – Hollywood logic that is. It was audience financed with 18 shoot days, a tiny crew, a 95-year-old star and a...

Montana author writes about Dakota Nation

Heritage is not determined by culture or bloodline or the percentage thereof. Rather, heritage is a part of identity and to acquire it means to know it, to be aware of all it entails, its history, its culture, whether practiced to any degree or not. Those words from "Lakota Lore: A Compendium of Thoughts and...


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