"I Will Be Meat for My Salish": The Montana Writers Project and the Buffalo of the Flathead Indian Reservation

by Bon I. Whealdon, Dwight Billedeaux
     
 

The story of the Salish's relationship to the buffalo¿including their role in protecting the species¿is preserved in this collection, which includes all extant interviews from the Montana Writers Project conducted on the Flathead Reservation. These firsthand accounts of Salish elders ¿legends, information about traditional lifeways, biographies of…  See more details below

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The story of the Salish's relationship to the buffalo¿including their role in protecting the species¿is preserved in this collection, which includes all extant interviews from the Montana Writers Project conducted on the Flathead Reservation. These firsthand accounts of Salish elders ¿legends, information about traditional lifeways, biographies of important figures on the reservation, and most of all buffalo¿offer a glimpse into tribal life as it was lived in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Co-published with Salish Kootenai College Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780917298844
Publisher:
Montana Historical Society Press
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.18(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.72(d)

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