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  • wyo_rose
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    Originally posted by WhoMe View Post

    It is interesting to learn that there are 2 Kootenai bands in the United States and 5 bands in Canada.
    You might find it interesting too, that the Kutenai language isn't related to any other language.

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  • injunboy
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    so whos the dancer in the pic?

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  • *Brown Eyed Gurl*
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    ya it was pretty kewl too see locals in there...my bestest g/f Garry was in there wearing fur and a cedar hat and carryin a drum..he loved the experience and said it was once in a lifetime for him and hes so glad he did it.

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  • Shawl Lady
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    Originally posted by Paul G View Post
    Found this incredible photo! Click it to see it full size!

    Great photo and he was dancing real good! Loved to see all the dancers at the Opening Ceremony. Am hoping for more at the closer.

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  • Paul G
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    Found this incredible photo! Click it to see it full size!

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  • WhoMe
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    Thanks Kakee and Wyo for sending the links about the Chief Cliff Drum group's participation! What a great opportunity!

    It is interesting to learn that there are 2 Kootenai bands in the United States and 5 bands in Canada.

    _____________


    There are always two sides to every story.....


    What does everyone think about the Indigenous groups who are protesting and oppose the Winter Olympics being held on traditonal sites?

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  • Joe's Dad
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    Anybody see badmaninc? I'm sure he was all up in the mix!

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  • injunboy
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    Originally posted by wyo_rose View Post
    Here's another article with a little more info:
    Char-Koosta News - Official Newspaper of the Salish and Kootenai Tribes - Chief Cliff Drum and Ktunaxa dancers to perform at Winter Olympics

    Can someone please send me a ticket to Vancouver to go check it out on Friday?
    thats was a nice article Wyo, thx

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  • wyo_rose
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    Here's another article with a little more info:
    Char-Koosta News - Official Newspaper of the Salish and Kootenai Tribes - Chief Cliff Drum and Ktunaxa dancers to perform at Winter Olympics

    Can someone please send me a ticket to Vancouver to go check it out on Friday?

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  • Kakeeya
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    The Chief Cliff Singers
    Here's a story about them that was posted on Indianz a while back.

    Lake County Leader Archives News Page

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  • WhoMe
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    Two people have told me that a drum from Kalispel, Montana was invited for the opening, Does anybody know who they were?

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  • Emmy
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    i thought i saw a friend, Teka LittleBear... it was so quick i had to ask him. he said yeah it was him

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  • WhoMe
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    Here's what was written in Indian Country Today newspaper:

    Native representation strong at 2010 Olympics | Indian Country Today | ICT Global


    Also included are the related comments.

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  • Joe G
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    The daughter of our very own Middle of the Sky was one of the dancers.....!!! And another was a good friend of Brown Eyed Gurl....

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  • Shawl Lady
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    Beautiful. Thank you for posting all the words.

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