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  • This heavily forested region known as the Kootenays, is surrounded by lakes.

    The Orange County Register - News Headlines : Top Stories

  • After a decade in the big city, the couple felt the Kootenays were the best place for a young family.

    Kootenay Rockies - News

  • Kootenay mission at the foot of the Rockies was founded for thirteen bands of Kootenays and Okanagan, and in 1878, Kamloops Mission, 250 miles east of New Westminster, was established for twelve villages of

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 15: Tournely-Zwirner

  • Indians divided into six very distinct stocks; (1) the Kootenays in the south-eastern corner; (2) the Salish, who are the aborigines of the southern portion of the mainland and the south-eastern coast of

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 2: Assizes-Browne

  • Later on, Father de Smet, S.J. visited the Kootenays, and in 1843

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 2: Assizes-Browne

  • From this which had once been the main trail other trails led westward into the Kootenays and eastward into the Foothill country.

    The Patrol of the Sun Dance Trail

  • Kootenays, and as they journeyed on and on, week in and week out, they finally came to Crow's Nest Mountain.

    The Moccasin Maker

  • Arickarees, [C] Mandans, and Gros Ventres of the Upper Missouri; such the Pawnees of Kansas; such the Flatheads, Kootenays, and Pend d'Oreilles, whose boast is that their tribes never killed a white man; such, in a degree, the Crows of Montana.

    The Indian Question (1874)

  • _Flatheads_, &c. -- The Flatheads, Pend d'Oreilles, and Kootenays have a reservation of 1,433,600 acres in the Jocko Valley, situated in the north-western part of the Territory, and secured to them by treaty of

    The Indian Question (1874)

  • Oregon missionary, informed the writer, in 1862, that he once spent several days with the Kootenays at these falls, and that the share which fell to him, as one of the party, loaded, when dried, thirty pack mules.

    Houses and House-Life of the American Aborigines

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