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Articles with the Tag: Flathead Indian Reservation

Water management board discusses interim approach

POLSON — When the Flathead Reservation Water Management Board met last week in Polson, members unanimously agreed to move ahead with two pivotal decisions: advertising for a water engineer and establishing an interim approach for processing domestic water allowances.  The five-member board conv...

Polson Commission votes against de-annexation

POLSON — By a vote of five to two, the Polson City Commission defeated a resolution to de-annex around 70 acres at the top of Polson Hill. The vote, held during the regular meeting April 4, was preceded by a lengthy discussion about the pros and cons of removing lots one and three of the Knife River An...

Tribes assume full management of former National Bison Range

News from the CSKT Deputy Executive Office FLATHEAD RESERVATION — On Jan. 2, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) assumed full management of the Bison Range, formerly known as the National Bison Range.  The Bison Range land was restored to the CSKT by the Montana Water Rights...

Spring debris burning underway

News from the CSKT Division of Fire FLATHEAD RESERVATION — Spring debris burning season is in full force. The weather is finally nice, and people want to burn their piles and grass. Burning is a great way to clear dead vegetation and clean up.  Before you light your piles or grass this spr...

Spring debris burning opens

News from the CSKT Division of Fir e FLATHEAD RESERVATION — Spring debris burning season opened Tuesday, March 1. Burning is a great way to clear dead vegetation and clean up. Before you light your piles or grass this spring, take the necessary precautions to ensure your burn does not become the ne...

‘Brothers On Three’ wins 2021 Montana Book Award

News from Missoula Public Library MONTANA — The 2021 Montana Book Award winner is Brothers on Three: A True Story of Family, Resistance, and Hope on a Reservation in Montana by Abe Streep, published by Celadon Books. This annual award recognizes literary and/or artistic excellence in a book writte...

Journey to Wellness initiative awarded $750,000

News from Journey to Wellness PABLO — The community-driven, crisis intervention initiative, Journey To Wellness (JTW), recently announced a $750,000 financial investment from the Headwaters Foundation. The investment will be distributed over the course of three years, with the intention of furt...

New American Indian music scholarship offered

News from North Valley Music School WHITEFISH — North Valley Music School, a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching Montana communities through music education, appreciation, and performance by offering musical opportunities for all ages, announces the launch of its American Indian Music S...

Tribal funds available for college bound students

FLATHEAD RESERVATION — Fewer CSKT tribal members applied for college aid last year, following national trends, but the tribe has both funds available for education and positions that need filling by college graduates, a tribal education official told tribal council in mid-January.  “Since...

Grant funds writing residencies in seven Lake County schools Grant funds writing residencies in seven Lake County schools

FLATHEAD RESERVATION — The Young Voices of the Mission Mountains, a creative writing residency program for Salish and Kootenai students, has just received $30,000 in funding through a Grant for Arts Project award.  Orchestrated by the Missoula Writing Collaborative, the grant will fund the payr...


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