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The text on the back of the photo reads: "[Native American Chiefs] came to Mission to inspect the church with purpose of building one for their own tribe situated across the mts. When they learned that the Frs. had built it from proceeds of sale of…

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Location #4 in the upper right corner was the main school house for young Native American Boys. Many were forced to attend the boarding schools.

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This image captures the mission grounds within the Flathead Reservation and the surrounding Mission Range Mountains can be seen in the background.

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An image from one of the many visits Jesuit missionaries would make to the Native American huts.

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A close up view of the St. Ignatius Church and its interior walls. Brother Joseph Carignano painted all 58 art pieces covering the inside of the chapel.

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Starting at the end of line 27, the written text reads:

"Tonight 5 boys run away without any motive. One of them, Louis Malt, is caught at once, and sent to jail where he will remain till Friday morning, when he will be expelled from school."

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Many Jesuit priests attempted to facilitate the intersection of diverse cultures by participating in Native Traditions and learning the indigenous languages.

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A close up view of the St. Ignatius Church and its interior walls. Brother Joseph Carignano painted all 58 art pieces covering the inside of the chapel.
The text on the back of the second photo reads: “At Xmas, Easter, and on St. Ignatius day, the…

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2) A newer image of the Jesuit house that was built beside the new mission church. In this image you can see the modern landscaping added to the exterior of the grounds.

3) The St. Ignatius Mission Church can now…

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The text on the back of this image, written by one of the Jesuits, read, “These Indian hits are typical. They are small, but warm and comfortable. One year the [Natives] and [their] friends will cut the logs and haul them from the mts. to the…
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