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Articles with the Tag: Salish Kootenai College

SKC hosts college basketball tourney

PABLO — Salish Kootenai College will host the Montana-North Dakota Tribal College Basketball League Championships March 1-3 at the Joe McDonald gym in Pablo. Teams participating are: Aaniiih Nakoda College from Harlem; Blackfeet Community College from Browning; Chief Dull Knife College from Lame Dee...

SKC Interfaith Peace Panelists speak on faith, humanism, relationships SKC Interfaith Peace Panelists speak on faith, humanism, relationships

PABLO — In observance of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his life work, seven people hailing from seven different upbringings, cultures, ethnic groups and religions met in Salish Kootenai College’s Vic Charlo and Johnny Arlee Theatre in the early evening hours Jan. 17. The discussion focu...

Civil rights talk part of college’s MLK celebration Civil rights talk part of college’s MLK celebration

PABLO — Dr. George Price came to Salish Kootenai College on Wednesday to discuss the relations between Native Americans and African-Americans throughout history, as well as his take on the role of successful activism at a time when the “Idle No More Movement” is gaining precedence in and ar...

SKC still seeking new president

PABLO — Dr. Luana K. Ross replaced long-serving Salish Kootenai College president Joe McDonald in 2010. In a move that surprised many, Ross resigned in mid-October last year, citing, “irreconcilable visions between myself and some members of the governing board.” Two months later and Dr....

Salish Kootenai College professor documents polar bears in Churchill Salish Kootenai College professor documents polar bears in Churchill

Churchill, Manitoba, Canada, bills itself as the “polar bear capital of the world.” Situated on Hudson Bay, Churchill offers a perfect place for polar bears to gather to wait for the ice to freeze, usually in November, so they can go out on the ice to hunt ringed seals, their favorite food. The m...

Bazaar benefits ‘Spirit of the Bison’ powwow Bazaar benefits ‘Spirit of the Bison’ powwow

PABLO — The “Knotty Boys,” Joey Kipp and Jace Matt, tied yards of parachute cord into 50 bracelets and countless keychains for the Spirit of the Bison bazaar on Dec. 9.  Beadwork, birdhouses, Christmas cupcakes, braids of sweetgrass and bundles of white sage and jars of brightly colore...

Lacrosse players to share knowledge of Native games

PABLO — Ten Sticks Lacrosse, the International Traditional Games Society, and the Learn and Serve Program will host an inaugural event focused on the local indigenous game of double-ball, a recognized ancestor and sister-game of lacrosse, on Saturday, Dec. 1, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Camas Room in th...

Democrats rally in Pablo Democrats rally in Pablo

PABLO —At the end of a three-day, whirlwind tour of Indian reservations in Montana, Democratic candidates and their supporters rallied at the Joe McDonald Health and Fitness Center on Nov. 1 for an Indian taco dinner.   Salish Kootenai College student volunteers and the Montana Democratic Party...

Salish Kootenai College presidential search under way

PABLO — After Dr. Luana Ross’ resignation as president of Salish Kootenai College, the search for a new president is on the horizon. SKC Board Chairman Jim Durglo said the first steps will be to review the position’s job description, review advertisements and, as a board, schedule the ad...

SKC mulls plans for greenhouse SKC mulls plans for greenhouse

PABLO — Students, faculty and community members filed into Salish Kootenai College’s Camas room last week to hear a presentation on community sustained agriculture as it relates to the college’s recently-built greenhouse. Those in attendance were served a beef stew made with locally grow...

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