How Marten Got His Spots by the Kootenai Culture Committee


SKU: 79339


  • Softcover Paperback
  • 48 Pages
  • ISBN 13: 9780917298929

We bet you have always wondered how certain animals got some of their tell-tale characteristics? Now you can find out for yourself the legends behind some interesting animals. How Marten Got His Spots by the Kootenai Culture Committee tells legends recorded by Kootenai elders and told accompanied by illustrations from Kootenai artists from the Flathead Indian Reservation in western Montana. These Kootenai stories were originally intended to help educate young tribal members about their history and culture! Now you can read them yourself! 

The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes' Tribal Council established the Kootenai Culture Committee in 1975. The Kootenai Culture Committee is a tribal program that functions independently from the Tribal Organization, where the Committee serves to advise the Tribal Council on cultural issues that affect Tribal policy and provide information to assist programs in project development! The Kootenai Culture Committee also consults and collaborates information with the Kootenai Elders Committee on all issues pertaining to Traditions and Cultures.