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Celebrating Native American Heritage


September 25, 2017

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Havre Daily News/Floyd Brandt Indian Education For All Consultant Jim Magera uses turkey feathers made to look like eagle feathers during a presentation Friday at Highland Park Early Primary School. Magera and Bear Paw Battlefield Park Ranger Jon David, background, gave a presentation to Highland Park Early Primary School students, part of Havre Public Schools' observance of Montana's American Indian Heritage Day last Friday.

Havre Daily News staff

Havre Public Schools last week showcased Native American Heritage including presentations in Highland Park Early Primary School.

Montana State University-Northern has events scheduled this week. See a story on Page A1 for more information on that.

The Montana Legislature in 1997 designated the fourth Friday of each September as American Indian Heritage Day. Many schools hold events in September to highlight Native American heritage.

Early last century, many Native Americans lobbied to have some kind of day set aside to honor the contributions of Native Americans i...

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