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September 2015 in Missoula, Montana: A Celebration of the Written Word
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Saturday, September 12 • 9:30am - 11:00am
People Before the Park: An Unprecedented Collaboration

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Lead author, Sally Thompson, will discuss the unusual collaborative process of writing People Before The Park, followed by presentations by representatives of the Kootenai Culture Committee and Pikunni Traditional Association, with a focus on their seasonal rounds in and around the lands that would become Glacier National Park. The program will include images to illustrate cultural and natural history of the Park.

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Jane Demaray

Jane Galloway Demaray was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She has fond memories of traveling to Bozeman, Montana, to visit her grandparents—often with side trips to Yellowstone National Park—jaunts that led to future interests. She received a B.A. in history from the University of Puget Sound. A former K-12 special education teacher, she also completed extensive career-related course work at the University of Montana and... Read More →

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Sally Thompson

Sally Thompson holds a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and has worked as an archaeologist, ethnographer, and ethnohistorian. She has spent over thirty years working with the tribes of the Rocky Mountain West and has conducted more than two hundred interviews with elders in addition to extensive research into the written record about these tribes. Her most recent work focused on repatriating human remains and sacred... Read More →



Saturday September 12, 2015 9:30am - 11:00am
Missoula Art Museum - Frost Gallery 335 N Pattee St, Missoula, MT 59802

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