Cheyenne Warrior

Roman Nose, Cheyenne Warrior

November 29, 2019 admin 0

While the Algonquian-speaking Cheyenne are generally considered a Plains Indian tribe, they actually moved onto the Plains from what is now Minnesota. As a result […]

Chief Sealth (Seattle)

November 27, 2019 admin 0

Sealth was born about 1786. His father, Schweabe, was Suquamish and his mother, Scholitza, was Duwamish. As a young boy in 1792, he witnessed the […]


Kennekuk, Kickapoo Leader and Prophet

November 26, 2019 admin 0

When a society is undergoing rapid change—economic and technological change, religious change, language change, social change—and particularly when that change is being imposed on them […]


Skolaskin, A Sanpoil Prophet

November 25, 2019 admin 0

The Columbia Plateau refers to the area between the Cascade Mountains and the Rocky Mountains in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, British Columbia, and Western Montana. The […]

James Welch, Novelist

James Welch, Novelist

November 16, 2019 admin 0

In 1966, Richard Hugo was teaching a poetry class at the University of Montana. One of his students was James Welch who had been born […]