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 Powwow, 2016

Belonging to the Kalispel family means being part of a movement towards the commitment to respect, resiliency and relationships. We are all part of what it means to be Kalispel.

Upcoming Events


Beading Class
People's Place

Free Community Breakfast
Community Sponsored Events

Beading Class
People's Place

Beading Class
People's Place

Beading Class
People's Place

Free Community Breakfast
Community Sponsored Events
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Tribal News

Cultural Presentation at West Valley City School

West Valley City School in Spokane recently hosted three members of the KTI Cultural Department.  Sixty middle school students from the project-based learning center...

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Forestry Study at Indian Creek

The Kalispel Tribal Indian Creek property, located about 12 miles southeast of the reservation, is the site of a new study proposed by Syringa...

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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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