Friday, January 10, 2014

An old Indian Trail

It is now believed that Native Americans arrived in Montana about 12,300 years ago according to research done by Archeologist Leslie Davis (Bozeman Chronicle, August 10, 2013).

Saturday, January 4, 2014

How Flint Creek got it's name

Flint Creek appears on early maps with that name, apparently referring to the large Indian Flint quarry at "Arrow Point" aka "The Eyebrow" near Maxville. Here is the Salish tale of Flint and Flint Creek, told by Chief Charlot, and recorded by Helen F. Sanders in "Tales Through Western Woods", published in 1910.