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Articles with the Tag: Powwow

Ronan elementary hosts first-ever powwow Ronan elementary hosts first-ever powwow

RONAN – Students at K. William Harvey Elementary were given a chance to dance the day before Thanksgiving. The activity, the school’s first-ever powwow, was held in conjunction with Native American Heritage Month.  Teachers Dusti Smith and Nicki McLure-Krahn, the latter of Salish and B...

Firefighters develop village in Arlee Firefighters develop village in Arlee

ARLEE – Hundreds of firefighters have made the Arlee powwow grounds home for the past few months while they work on the Liberty fire, 17 miles southeast of town. “The area can support an operation of this size, provide electricity, and easy access to the fire, so we’ve set up a village h...

Hilton featured artist of Killdeer summer show Hilton featured artist of  Killdeer summer show

News from the Killdeer Artisans Guild ARLEE – Jeneese Hilton is the featured artist for the Killdeer Artisan Guild’s summer show.  An opening reception for the exhibition, entitled “A Journey” will be held Saturday, July 1 from noon to 2 p.m. at Hangin’ Art Gallery....

Briefs for June 21, 2017

People’s Center announces July activities PABLO — On most Tuesdays and Wednesdays, The Traveling People’s Center will be at various reservation communities. We host a family fun day with a free lunch for children 18 years old and under from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. A Performance Circle will ...

SKC faculty volunteer during community service day SKC faculty volunteer during community service day

Faculty and administrators from Salish and Kootenai College spread across the Flathead Indian Reservation and beyond for their annual Community Service Day on Friday.  “This is our way of giving back to the community,” said SKC Professor Doug Ruhman, who works in the college’s educa...

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...

Powwow brings children together Powwow brings children together

RONAN – Communities united at the Flathead Indian Reservation’s Head Start Powwow for pint size dancers and their families on Friday at the Ronan Event Center. “This started around 41 years ago as a small powwow in Arlee with maybe 18 people as a way to bring people together,” said...

Traditional stick game tournament demands focus, keen perception Traditional stick game tournament demands focus, keen perception

Take a guess. Where are the bones? Keen observation, pattern recognition and a sharp mind could pay off with big bucks. More than 500 people, mostly Native Americans, came to the KwaTaqNuk Resort in Polson Aug. 26-28 to try their hand at stick game, a traditional tribal contest predating recorded history. &l...

Elmo powwow Elmo powwow

The 39th annual Elmo Powwow was a canopy full of colors under the summer blue skies this past weekend. Unlike last year’s heat wave and restricted fire ordinance, families and friends gathered around campfires and let sparks fly freely through the chillly night air. Participants and spectators alike en...

Riveters honored at powwow Riveters honored at powwow

ARLEE – Generations of people don’t know about Rosie the Riveters, so the Arlee Powwow Committee decided to honor them on July 4 during 118th Arlee Celebration. “They kept this country going,” Cultural Committee Director Tony Incashola said of the “Rosies.” He added ...


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