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Séliš-Ql̓ispé Culture Committee

Séliš-Ql̓ispé Culture Committee

81 Blind Barnaby St, Saint Ignatius (MT), 59865, United States

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(406) 745-4572

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Mission Qe es nte qeqs čšt̓im qeqs k̓͏ʷɫqeyx͏ʷm n̓e taqs hoy taqs oóst ɫu sqlix͏ʷɫ nk̓͏ʷul̓mis ɫu nuwewls͏̌tis ɫu qe x̣͏ʷlč̓muss͏̌n.

The Salish-Pend d’Oreille Culture Committee seeks to preserve, protect and perpetuate the living culture and traditional way of life of our people.
Description The Séliš-Ql̓ispé Culture Committee was first created in 1974-75 in response to the urgent concern of many traditional elders that we needed to take strong action to ensure that our culture would be carried on by the younger generations, and by the generations yet to come. Since that time, we have worked hard in many areas to ensure that both our language and way of life will always survive and flourish.

ACTIVITIES:
-Traditional tribal cultural events and activities
-Annual Bitterroot Dig & Feast
-Salish Language Classes
-History & Culture Archives, Photographic -Archives, and Historical Collections Management
-Tribal History and Ethno geography Projects
-Consultation / advising federal, state, and local governments
-Bi-annual visits to Medicine Tree
-Recording elders' oral histories and cultural knowledge
-Cultural orientation for Tribal and non-Tribal departments and programs.
-Public educational outreach and presentations.
-Development of Language and Cultural Learning Resources and Materials
-Gathering of Traditional Plants & Foods
Founded 1975
  • 81 Blind Barnaby St, Saint Ignatius (MT), 59865, United States
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