These amazing photographs of Koostata 11, last formal chief of the Kootenai tribe along Flathead lake, were taken by famed photographer, Herman Schnitzmeyer circa 1910-1920. Herman Schnitzmeyer was the official Northern Pacific Railway photographer during that period.
On 12 March 2015 at 6:30 p.m. come meet Herman Schnitzmeyer as portrayed by Dennis Kellogg. Dennis is an avid collector of photo equipment and photos of this colorful and unique photographer. Both Dennis and the museum have been blessed to own original photos, equipment, and cameras from this noted early day area and Schnitzmeyer. A historic, educational and enjoyable evening are promised. Entrance is FREE, although donations are welcome. Come show your support.