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HPS builds Native American curriculum

From her small office in Lincoln-McKinley Primary School, Avis Chenoweth is trying to finish a puzzle.

Chenoweth, who previously worked as the school district's home school coordinator, was hired in November to coordinate the school district's Indian education program.

"It's like the curriculum is this big puzzle and there are pieces left out," she said. "We're just putting in the pieces."

Her job is to examine Havre's social studies curriculum in grades K-12 and find a way to integrate more and better teaching materials about American Indians into it.

It's not an easy task. Chenoweth said she...


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