In the Footsteps of Norman Maclean

THE STORY OF THE BLACKFOOT | September 8-10, 2017 | Seeley Lake & Missoula, Montana

The 2017 In The Footsteps Of Norman Maclean Festival presents three days of stories from the iconic Blackfoot River and Blackfoot Valley of northwest Montana

Friday afternoon, Sept. 9, 2017, at 1st Presbyterian Church Festival Opening: Jack Gladstone, Blackfoot Troubadour - KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Richard Manning, author of One Round River: The Curse of Gold and the Fight for the Big Blackfoot River - Role of Storytelling in Salish Culture - Debra Earling, Director, Univ. of Montana Creative Writing - Reading from Backroads of the Mind, Vol II – Seeley Swan High School poets Elisabeth Done, Nicole Williams, and Kyle Peltier - Reflections on the Corps of Discovery - Stephenie Ambrose Tubbs - History of Dude Ranches in the Valley: Juanita Vero, E Bar L Ranch Find it at this link: http://bit.ly/2xSVHMQ

Friday afternoon, Sept. 9, 2017, at 1st Presbyterian Church
Festival Opening: Jack Gladstone, Blackfoot Troubadour
- KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Richard Manning, author of One Round River: The Curse of Gold and the Fight for the Big Blackfoot River
- Role of Storytelling in Salish Culture - Debra Earling, Director, Univ. of Montana Creative Writing
- Reading from Backroads of the Mind, Vol II – Seeley Swan High School poets Elisabeth Done, Nicole Williams, and Kyle Peltier
- Reflections on the Corps of Discovery - Stephenie Ambrose Tubbs
- History of Dude Ranches in the Valley: Juanita Vero, E Bar L Ranch

Find it at this link: http://bit.ly/2xSVHMQ

Saturday Morning, Sept. 9, 2017 at 1st Presbyterian Church New Insights on Norman's Writing - William Bevis, author of Ten Tough Trips, “Maclean's River”   - O. Alan Weltzien – editor of the Norman Maclean Reader - Timothy Schilling, Dutch theologian and author - Blackfoot River's National and International Impact: David Brooks, author, Restoring the Shining Waters and Swedish Fly Fishing Guide and author Stefan Larsson - Reading from Backroads of the Mind , Vol II - Seeley Swan High School Poets read by Vicki Voeglin, Sara Goode and Elisabeth Done. Find it at this link: http://bit.ly/2AJX19q 

Saturday Morning, Sept. 9, 2017 at 1st Presbyterian Church
New Insights on Norman's Writing

- William Bevis, author of Ten Tough Trips, “Maclean's River”  
- O. Alan Weltzien – editor of the Norman Maclean Reader
- Timothy Schilling, Dutch theologian and author
- Blackfoot River's National and International Impact: David Brooks, author, Restoring the Shining Waters and Swedish Fly Fishing Guide and author Stefan Larsson
- Reading from Backroads of the Mind , Vol II - Seeley Swan High School Poets read by Vicki Voeglin, Sara Goode and Elisabeth Done.

Find it at this link: http://bit.ly/2AJX19q 

Saturday Afternoon, Sept. 9, 2017 at 1st Presbyterian Church Defending the Blackfoot: Creation of the Headwaters Anthology - Headwaters Authors: Annick Smith, Peter Fromm, Fred Haefele, Bill Kittredge, Dick Manning, Debra McNamer, Carolyn Patterson, Peter Stark - Maclean's Favorite Fishing Holes presented by Big Blackfoot Riverkeeper Jerry O'Connell Find it at this link: http://bit.ly/2iJTbWP

Saturday Afternoon, Sept. 9, 2017 at 1st Presbyterian Church
Defending the Blackfoot: Creation of the Headwaters Anthology

- Headwaters Authors: Annick Smith, Peter Fromm, Fred Haefele, Bill Kittredge, Dick Manning, Debra McNamer, Carolyn Patterson, Peter Stark
- Maclean's Favorite Fishing Holes presented by Big Blackfoot Riverkeeper Jerry O'Connell

Find it at this link: http://bit.ly/2iJTbWP

Sunday Afternoon, September 10, The Wilma From the Book to the Big Screen: The Making of A River Runs Through It - Actor Tom Skerritt, Scriptwriter Richard Friedenberg, Producer Patrick Markey, Film Consultant Jean Maclean Snyder with comments from Montana Lt. Governor Mike Cooney and Missoula Mayor John Engen. View it at this link: http://bit.ly/2A0OaQW

Sunday Afternoon, September 10, The Wilma
From the Book to the Big Screen: The Making of A River Runs Through It
Actor Tom Skerritt, Scriptwriter Richard Friedenberg, Producer Patrick Markey, Film Consultant Jean Maclean Snyder with comments from Montana Lt. Governor Mike Cooney and Missoula Mayor John Engen.

View it at this link: http://bit.ly/2A0OaQW

Produced by Alpine Artisans
Sponsors: Montana Film Office • Big Blackfoot Chapter of Trout Unlimited • Big Blackfoot Riverkeeper • Blackfoot Challenge • Citizens Alliance Bank • Humanities Montana • Montana Cultural Trust • Montana Department of Commerce • National Endowment for the Arts • Seeley Lake Community Foundation •  Seeley Lake Historical Society and Museum


For More Information contact: Jenny Rohrer, Festival Coordinator
(406) 754-0034, rohrervid@aol.com


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