Pend d'Oreille


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Related to Pend d'Oreille: Pend Oreille River, Pend Oreille Lake

Pend d'Oreille:

see KalispelKalispel
or Pend d'Oreille
, Native North Americans whose language belongs to the Salishan branch of the Algonquian-Wakashan linguistic stock (see Native American languages). The Kalispel were given the name Pend d'Oreille [Fr.
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As Pend d'Oreille elder Michael Louis Durglo, Sr., recounts: "At the time, I guess my ancestors didn't know the reason they were going through....
"We all have significant places in our lives that we feel connected to, and for the Salish, Kootenai, and Pend d'Oreille people, that place is the reservation.
Crazy Pend d'Oreille was, like his son, also photographed by the team of Rinehart and Muhr, though not at the congress.
If these items were borrowed, the actual owner may have been Upshaw's father Crazy Pend d'Oreille or the famous Crow chief Plenty Coups--Upshaw appears to have been especially close to the latter during the years in which Curtis worked with him.
The Pend d'Oreille are also on the Flathead Reservation, in fact they were already living on this land at the time the treaty was signed.
According to tribal sources (see below), the Flathead Reservation consists of 4 tribes that form a Confederacy made by the 1855 treaty with the government: Lower Pend d'Oreille and Kalispels are the 1st two (they already called this area their homeland), the Kootenai (who shared their hunting grounds to the north) and lastly the Salish who were reluctantly removed from their homeland in the Bitterroot Valley & re-located to the Flathead Reservation in 1891.
Ignatius, Montana, on the Flathead Reservation, Theresa DeLeane O'Nell interviewed thirty-three Salish and Pend d'Oreille residents.
In 1869 his store and a nearby Blood camp were attacked by Pend d'Oreilles. One of the Bloods took refuge in Healy's store but he was shot and killed as he entered door.