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Articles with the Tag: Native American

‘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...

Briefs for Oct. 4, 2017

Bench decorating competition open to all News from the Polson Business Community POLSON – The Polson Business Community is sponsoring the Decorate a Bench Competition again this year. Anyone can participate: clubs, businesses, churches or individuals.  Several people have signed up so fa...

Briefs for Sept. 27, 2017

Road closure, opening update News from CSKT Division of FIre The Division of Fire would like to let the public know about the following road openings and closures: – South Fork Primitive Area is closed – North Fork road and Trailhead is open – Jocko Road is open &ndash...

Bullock highlights new legislation to boost tribal tourism, economic prosperity

News from the Governor’s Office MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock highlighted new legislation to boost tribal tourism and economic prosperity in Indian Country during a ceremonial bill signing on Aug. 16 in Pablo. “When Montana’s tribal communities prosper, our whole state pros...


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