Traditional Salish Stories Come to UM

February 19, 2014

MISSOULA – Vance Home Gun will share traditional Salish stories at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, in the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library at the University of Montana.

Home Gun, a member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, works for the Salish Pend d’Oreille Culture Committee on Salish language efforts and projects. He was recognized in April of 2013 as a Champion of Change through the Center of Native American Youth for his preservation work regarding the Salish language and culture.

This event is free and open to the public and is sponsored by the Mansfield Library’s Diversity Committee and is supported with Student-Centered Innovative Project funds.

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Contact: Julie Biando Edwards, associate professor, ethnic studies librarian and diversity coordinator, UM Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, 406-243-4505, julie.edwards@umontana.edu.