Take a look at this photograph. What elements of this photograph do you recognize? Where do you think this photo was taken and why?
The original caption of this photo reads: "Angelic La Moose, whose grandfather was a Flathead chief, wearing costume her mother made; full-length, standing, in front of a tent, Flathead Reservation, Montana."
Today, the Flathead Indian Reservation, opens a new window is home to the Confederated Salish and Kootenai tribes (CSKT). Approximately 5,000 residents live on or near the reservation. The tribes’ business holdings include timber industry sales and a co-license for the Kerr Dam.
As we celebrate Native American Heritage month, we want to acknowledge the presence and contributions of all tribes. Check out these library materials for more information: