TRIBAL HEADQUARTERS

The Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes

Designed to house the governmental bodies of the Salish & Kootenai tribes, the building strives to communicate tribal cultural symbols. The structure is exposed on the exterior of the building in triangular form, evoking a tepee and zig-zag patterns prevalent in American Indian culture.

Circular windows represent stars, and the circular form of the council chambers reflects the shape of a traditional drum. The main entrance faces east, honoring the rising sun and start of the day.

Awards:
2007 – AIA Montana Honor Award

Photo credit: Chris Chapman Photography

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