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By Tim Leeds 

Wahkpa Chu'gn, Wildlife Museum on television, Hands on History a success


May 17, 2013

The H. Earl Clack Museum Board this week heard updates on events completed, work being done, work being planned and a local attraction being featured this month on public television.

Anna Brumley, manager of the Wahkpa Chu’gn Buffalo Jump archaeological site the board oversees, said at the board’s monthly meeting Monday that the crew of Montana Public Broadcasting System’s “Backroads of Montana” was at the site May 4 filming footage to be used in an upcoming broadcast.

“They were there for four-and-a-half hours,” Brumley said.

William Marcus, host of “Backroads of Montana,” told the Havre Daily News that the footage will be used in two introductory segments for the production that will air May 20 on PBS.

Brumley said other work on the bison kill site has been completed, with more in the works.

A new roof has been installed on the interpretive center at the site, which was completed and opened last fall. Brumley said work to excavate one of the displays in the...

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