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Traditional tribal cultural events and activities...

The Culture Committee conducts cultural and ceremonial activities, feasts, pilgrimages, and dances at appropriate times of year. This includes the New Year’s Jump Dances, the bi-annual trips to the Medicine Tree, the Bitterroot Feast, and the Christmas dinners. Other events are held in addition to these, as well as field trips with elders and other tribal members to important places in Salish-Pend d'Oreille aboriginal territories.

We continue to gather, prepare, and store traditional plant foods.. These are kept at the Longhouse for use in tribal feasts and other special occasions, and for the benefit of elders. We also gather and dry traditional medicinal plants for the personal use of traditional elders, and other traditional materials as needed for various cultural uses.

 

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Salish-Pend d’ Oreille Culture Committee
81 Blind Barnaby Street
P.O. Box 550
St. Ignatius, Montana 59865
Phone: (406) 745-4572
Fax: 406-745-4573
Email: tonyi@cskt.org

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