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Katlyn Watt Ledger Art

Finding My Artist

  From the onset of my work-in-progress, I have wanted to find a teen artist to portray my protagonist’s art project in the book I’m currently writing. The art project weaves history and the old ways into modern culture and attitudes. He or she needed to be Native American and preferably of the Colville Tribes. […]

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Mourning Dove. Artwork by Smoker Marchand, Colville Tribal Member

Mourning Dove: Legend and Legacy

Strong women have always influenced the history of the west. They had to in order to survive. Mourning Dove, an Arrow Lakes enrolled woman of the Colville Confederated Tribes, was no exception. She was a trailblazer. Christine Quintasket, her given name, was the first female American Indian novelist, and the first woman elected to tribal […]

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