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Tuesday, July 20, 2010

New exhibits greet visitors at Glacier National Park...

Avalanche Creek in Spring 2007 (Glacier Nation...Image via Wikipedia
New exhibits greet visitors at Glacier National Park...





New Exhibits Help Tell Glacier’s Native American History.








WEST GLACIER, MONT. – New exhibits now greet Glacier National Park visitors at the St. Mary Visitor Center. The new visitor center exhibit entitled “At Home in This Place” focuses on tribal perspectives about the place we today call Glacier National Park.



The new exhibits were installed in early July and were viewed by tribal leaders and elders Wednesday afternoon, July 14 during a dedication ceremony. As part of the dedication, tribal perspectives and remarks were offered by Peter (Rusty) Tatsey (Blackfeet), Vernon Finley (Kootenai) and Thompson Smith (Salish-Pend d’Oreille).



According to Glacier National Park Superintendent Chas Cartwright, “Several years of consultation with cultural experts from the Blackfeet, Kootenai and Salish and Pend d’Oreille tribes provided authenticity and a true tribal perspective on issues related to land, plants, animals, mountains and history of this area.”


Acknowledgements: Malcolm's  Round Table  http://networkedblogs.com/621tcC
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3 Comments:

At August 8, 2010 at 11:46 PM , Anonymous Lucy said...

Thanks for your kind compliments. I will certainly see your blog.


earth

 
At August 9, 2010 at 6:27 PM , Blogger Kiwi Riverman's Blogesphere said...

And thank you, too!


peter

 
At October 6, 2011 at 10:47 PM , Anonymous Treadmill India said...

Thank you.Great post.thanks for sharing here..

 

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