Students credited with new law
September 24, 2009
John Kelleher Havre Daily News [email protected]
Montana will celebrate American Indian Heritage Day for the first time on Friday. The holiday came about in large part because of determined students at Hays-Lodge Pole High School. Their campaign to get the day established started in May 2008, when State Sen. Jonathan Windy Boy, D-Box Elder, then a Senate representative, spoke to the school's annual academic banquet. He challenged students, as he had challenged young people in the other eight high schools in or near his district, t...