Over a Century of Moving to the Drum: Salish Indian Celebrations on the Flathead Indian Reservation

By: Arlee, Johnny

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xii, 92 pp, glossy red-yel SC wraps w/illustrated front panel & pictorial rear panel, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the half title page. The Flathead Indian Reservation in western Montana is home to four Salish tribes and one Kootenai tribe. The powwow or celebration has been an express ion of Salish traditions and values. The celebration is an express of their Indian identity. The Arlee Celebraton includes Indian dancing of various styles. The author describes the dances and activities at early Salish celebrations. He recounts some of the changes in the celebration during his lifetime and describes some of the traditional borrowed dances at Salish Indian celebrations. He has included a photgraphic essay of an Arlee Fourth of July Celebration.

Title: Over a Century of Moving to the Drum: Salish Indian Celebrations on the Flathead Indian Reservation

Author Name: Arlee, Johnny

Illustrator: Drawings by Sandoval, Tony & Clairmont, Corky and Photos

Categories: American Indians, Ethnic, West, History, Americana, Non-Fiction,

Publisher: Pablo, MT, Salish Kootenai College Press: 1998

ISBN Number: 0917298578

ISBN Number 13: 9780917298578

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED by the Author

Size: Oblong 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Seller ID: 040755

Keywords: Native Americans Salish Indians Powwows Flathead Reservations History Snake Dance Arlee Celebration