We believe in our hearts, the language will never end. Through our language, we will strengthen our self-identy, self-esteem, and self-respect. We will be strong again.
.. to revitalize the Salish language and recreate a process whereby Salish is passed from parent to child, elder to youth, in order to holistically preserve Salish and perpetuate the Salish way of life and world view.
The Nk̓ʷusm Salish Language School, located on the Flathead Indian Reservation in northwestern Montana was founded in 2002, serves young children in preschool and kindergarten to the eighth grade. The school is a complete academic experience dedicated to the promotion and preservation of the Salish Language. The curriculum is based on the Changing Seasons in the Salish Language and culture. The children receive instruction in their people’s native tongue. The curriculum and programs are specifically designed to create conversationally fluent Salish speakers.
Education and research services in the Salish Language.
72040 Bitterroot Jim Rd, Arlee (MT), 59821, United States