Kalispel Tribe of Indians

STRENGTHENING OUR COMMUNITY

WHILE PRESERVING OUR HERITAGE

Our Land

Past, Present, and Future

In 1992, the Kalispel Tribe of Indians developed a mission statement to reflect the Tribe's belief in positive growth and development of the community as a whole. The statement reflects our desire to promote a bright future that respects traditions, recognizes the power of education, provides a nurturing environment for our children and aims for success through current and future enterprises.

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Heritage

Our Culture

Welcome to the Kalispel Cultural Program. Here you will find the "tracks from the past" in the form of pictures, manuscripts, stories, maps, etc. Our goal is to pass on these items to our children and the Kalispel community. Understanding our past and remembering our connections to the land and our neighbors is vital to our future. We continue to partner with our native and non-native neighbors to better understand and appreciate the ways of our ancestors.

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Kalispel Tribe of Indians

The life of a Kalispel is founded on being humble, generous and committed to community. This is the heart of who we are.Our ancient traditions teach us to be grateful and respect what we receive from the land and from those who share it with us. We are pleased to share our homeland with you, along with our strength, spirit and commitment to a better future.

Kalispel Tribe Pike Removal Project

The Kalispel Tribe and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife have spent over a decade studying Northern Pike and fighting to suppress the source population of these voracious predators in the Pend Oreille River with great success.

Upcoming Events


Beginner Salish Classes at CELC
Tribal Events

Habits of Health
Medical / Dental Clinic

Beginner Salish Classes at CELC
Tribal Events

Beginner Salish Classes at CELC
Tribal Events

Beginner Salish Classes at CELC
Tribal Events

Beginner Salish Classes at CELC
Tribal Events
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Tribal News

4th of July Firework Show!

Join us on Thursday, July 4 at the Kalispel Pow Wow Grounds in Usk, WA for our 4th of July Firework Show! FREE ADMISSION, show...

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Summer Slam 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament!

On Saturday June 8th, 2019 join us for a FREE 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament at the Camas Center for Community Wellness parking lot. Team check-in is...

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Charitable Fund

The Tribe focuses its charitable giving in the following areas:

  • Education
  • Health Care
  • Arts & Culture
  • Social Services
  • Environment Conservation

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