a member of an Indigenous people of Idaho, Montana, and Washington State.
of or relating to the Kalispel or their language.
- Also Pend d’Oreille [ponduh-rey], /ˈpɒn dəˈreɪ/, Ql’is·pé [kal-uh-spel] /ˌkæl əˈspɛl/ .
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How to use Kalispel in a sentence
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This was the only small Kalispel camp that I had as yet met in my journeys.
We met in the course of that day with only one family, and that was of the Kalispel tribe.
I found myself during this trip a second time amongst the Kalispel tribe.
The Kalispel are the same tribe as the Pend d'Oreille, see ante, p. 141, note 8.