Colville Tribes Language Program

The Cultural Preservation Division carries out the essential and honorable function of perpetuating the culture and history of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Indian Reservation.

Root Digging

Ernie Brooks pulled the bulb of camas from the ground, breaking off the stem and seeded top, he cleaned the root and placed it into his bag. The stems he placed back into the earth, recovering the hole he’d created. They can reseed that way, he said.

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