The Montana Historical Society recently announced that Bud Cheff Jr. will be recognized with its annual Heritage Keeper award. The Montana Historical Society Board of Trustees selected Bud at its April board meeting and will present the award during the Montana History Conference being held in Butte September 23-25. The purpose of the annual awards, as stated on the Montana Historical Society website, is to honor “exemplary commitment, effort, and impact in identifying, preserving, and presenting Montana’s historical and cultural heritage for current and future generations.” The annual awards are presented to up to three candidates who were nominated due to their “demonstrated record of accomplishment to a significant Montana history project … and preservation of objects or property of general or specific significance to Montana history and culture.”
Visit the Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana where our mission
…. is to discover, memorialize, preserve and protect the history and culture of the Flathead Reservation and early Montana. It is designed for the enrichment, education, and recreation of local residents and visitors.