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Articles with the Tag: Native American

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...

A world of learning A world of learning

POLSON — A number of little ones are getting an early education, thanks to some grant funds. Rhonda Crowl, principal of Cherry Valley Elementary and overseer of the new Stars Preschool, said it is one of 19 across the state that are benefitting from a two-year state grant.  Polson received $...

Children hear traditional stories on snowy morning Children hear traditional stories on snowy morning

PABLO – When snow blankets the ground, it’s time to tell coyote stories as the tradition goes for many Native American tribes.  James Spencer, storyteller and musician, traveled from Lapwai, Idaho to share stories from the Nez Perce tribe with several local schools including Pablo and Day...

Teams begin basketball season at NAC tournament in Pablo Teams begin basketball season at NAC tournament in Pablo

PABLO – This past weekend marked the beginning of a brand-new season of boys and girls hoops for the Arlee, Mission and Two Eagle River teams during the 20-team Native American Classic held at the Joe McDonald Health and Fitness Center at Salish Kootenai College. This year marks the first time since...

SKC marks 40th anniversary by honoring founders SKC marks 40th anniversary by honoring founders

CORWIN (CORKY) CLAIRMONT “Art provides a powerful connection to our culture and gives us a way to share it with the world.” Corwin “Corky” Clairmont is an enrolled member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. Clairmont was born in Saint Ignatius, and currently resi...

Comics ask kids to suspend political correctness for assembly Comics ask kids to suspend political correctness for assembly

CHARLO – Two speakers traveled to schools across the Flathead Indian Reservation last week to share a message of inclusion wrapped in a comic routine. The speakers stopped in Charlo on Tuesday, Oct. 17 and while they were there also told students about the 4th Annual Indigenous Film Festival showing...


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