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COWGIRL STORIES

One of our tribal elders, Leah Conner, appeared in a magazine article from the days when she was queen of the Round-Up.  It can be found at http://bcm.bc.edu/issues/winter_2003/ft_rodeo.html There is a photo of Leah and her sister Etta in the … Continue reading

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WHO WAS PRINCESS REDBIRD?

In the early days of rodeo, venues would fill program time with Indian races such as the potato stick race where Indians would race along spearing potatoes. As rodeos became bigger and more commercial, the Indian events dropped out. Some … Continue reading

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VILLAGE PEOPLE AT WORK

Don’t you like the boss who jumps in and works with you?  That’s Shalaya Williams shoveling away in the 85 degree weather with the boys from the summer youth employment program.  They are excavating the pit house to make it … Continue reading

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TOMORROW IS FIRST FRIDAY

Tomorrow is First Friday, July 1.  There’s a lot of doings going on down at the July grounds, horse parade, etc., but don’t forget to come to Tamástslikt.  Blue Mountain Wildlife will be here from 1-5pm with an array of … Continue reading

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