Last Saturday, Elouise Cobell was buried on the Blackfeet Reservation on her and her husband’s Blacktail Ranch. There were Blackfeet and Catholic prayers and hymns sung by Hutterite girls and the ever present Montana wind.
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Occasional articles on Native America
A PowerPoint presentation put together by a Blackfeet Nation member is bringing to light new descendants of survivors of the Baker Massacre – more traditionally known as the Marias or Bear RIver Massacre – a chapter in the history of conflict between the U.S. Calvary and the Blackfeet Indians that took place 140 years ago on the Marias River a few miles southeast of the present town of Shelby, in north-central Montana.
Nkwusm, a Salish Language immersion school on the Salish-Kootenai Reservation in Arlee, Montana, had its first graduation June 12. Three boys and one girl, all 14 years old finished their language immersion program and next year will move into the public school system.