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Articles with the Tag: Nkwusm Salish Language School

8 children involved in wreck

ST. IGNATIUS – Eight children and their driver were taken to the hospital on Wednesday, Feb. 27, following a three-vehicle accident that occurred outside of St. Ignatius near Post Creek Hill, McDonald Lake Road and mile marker 39.2. “They are all young children,” said Montana Highway Pat...

Eight children involved in wreck

ST. IGNATIUS – Slippery road conditions on Wednesday evening caused eight children and their driver to be taken to the hospital following a three-vehicle accident that occurred outside of St. Ignatius near Post Creek hill, McDonald Lake Road and mile marker 39.2. “They are all young children,&...

Tribal council funds programs for kids, approves opioid policy Tribal council funds programs for kids, approves opioid policy

PABLO – Two issues supporting health were on the agenda during the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council meeting on Thursday, Nov. 1. The first issue was about children and the second focused on reducing addiction.  Brandon Burke, program manager for the Reason to Live Native suicide ...

School powwow honors culture School powwow honors culture

The Mission School District held a powwow open to the community on Friday to honor the school’s annual Cultural Awareness Day. Rose Bear Don’t Walk, the school’s Salish language teacher, said the event brings native and nonnative people together to experience culture. “We bring tho...

HHR secretary announces funding for Native language, early education HHR secretary announces funding for Native language, early education

aPABLO — Meeting with leaders and young people from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, visiting the People’s Center for a demonstration of fancy, traditional and jingle dancing, learning a round dance and lunching on Indian tacos were all part of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylv...

Students of all ages learn Salish Students of all ages learn Salish

ARLEE – Learning a language can be easier as a small child and that’s why staff members at the Nkwusm Salish Language School were thrilled to get a grant to expand their preschool. “We had to turn kids away at the beginning of this year,” said April Charlo, Nkwusm’s executive...

Elders honored at Nkwusm school in Arlee Elders honored at Nkwusm school in Arlee

Shelly Fyant, Arlee Tribal Council, decided it was time to honor the local elders from all cultures, so she organized a brunch at the Community Center on Friday and invited several dozen elders and children from the Nkwusm language school. “I wanted to give back to my community,” Fyant said. &...

Halloween horrors

Melissa and Adrian Mahseelah might be getting a better night’s sleep now that Halloween is over. When they expanded their annual haunted house into their home, vampires took over their bedroom. Dinner was still at the family’s table but the plates were filled with guts and eyeballs. Zombie babies...

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