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First celebration powwow canceled in 122-year history First celebration powwow canceled in 122-year history

ARLEE – Pamela Askan has been attending the Arlee Celebration since she was a little kid. She can’t remember a year when she missed the event. This year, the powwow grounds will be empty the first weekend in July for the first time since the powwow started in 1898. Askan said the powwow’s c...

2020 Arlee Celebration canceled

News from the Arlee Powwow Celebration Committee ARLEE – The Arlee Powwow Celebration Committee has decided to cancel this year’s powwow due to COVID-19 pandemic concerns. We consider the health and safety of our community a priority along with our visiting and neighboring communities. We...

Warriors honored at Arlee Celebration Warriors honored at Arlee Celebration

ARLEE – The 121st Arlee Esqapqeyni began with a Snake Dance on Thursday afternoon, and the celebration continued through the weekend with many more traditional dances.  In a single file line, dancers wearing regalia moved together in the wave-like pattern of a snake into the pavilion. The dance...

Culture celebrated at St. Ignatius school powwow Culture celebrated at St. Ignatius school powwow

The St. Ignatius School District held their annual cultural celebration with native games, drumming and workshops on Friday. The event finished up with a powwow in the school gym, which was open to the public. Native American Studies teacher Aspen Decker organized the day to celebrate culture and family. Yam...

Ronan student wins prestigious title Ronan student wins prestigious title

News from Ronan School District RONAN – Ronan Middle School student Luliana Brown has won the Missoula County Public School’s Native Youth Powwow Princess.  Luliana is excited to carry this title due to her love of helping and encouraging younger generations. She has danced since she...

Honor grads at powwow

News from Salish Kootenai College PABLO – The Salish Kootenai College will be hosting the annual Powwow and Graduate Honoring on May 10 and 11 with Grand Entries starting at 7 p.m. in the Joe McDonald Health and Fitness Center. There will be concessions, vendors and raffles with all proceeds going...

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 ...


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