Olivia Stiffler

Reflections West
5:00 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Bud Cheff, Jr. & Olivia Stiffler

Bud Cheff Sr. is depicted on a hunting trip with his friend and mentor Eneas Conko. Painting by Rich Sanders.

Bud Cheff, Jr.'s family has been friends with the Conko family of Montana's Mission Valley for over a hundred years. Bud recalls a reunion between his grandmother and Eneas Conko in the front pew of the St. Ignatius Mission church.

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Reflections West
7:00 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Bud Cheff, Jr. & Olivia Stiffler

3/25/14  &  3/26/14: This week on "Reflections West:" Bud Cheff, Jr. reflects on the enduring ties between two families, one white, one Indian, on the Flathead reservation.  He pairs his thoughts with a poem by Olivia Stiffler.

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