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May 9, 2014

Category: In Our Area

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The Blackfeet Heritage Center & Art Gallery, an authentic cultural center and art gallery inBrowning, is an exciting place where all people can come to expand their understanding of Montana's first people, the Amp-Ska-Pi-Pikuni. Here we share the rich heritage and creations of the Blackfeet Nation's people who draw upon the lifeways of long ago, the wisdom of our elders, and the enduring traditions.

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Local folklore claims that the name "Pondera" comes from the French word "Pend d'Oreille", which means golden bread, as many of the native grasses in the area are a golden color. Today the production of wheat is the county's primary industry.  It's county seat is Conrad.