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Ament, Rocky Boy come together for skate park opening


Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

A youth skater rises out of the bowl at the Ah-Wah-Si-Sahk Community Skate Park on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation Sunday afternoon. The community held a grand opening of the skate park that was built with the help of the Jeff Ament Foundation and Evergreen Skate Parks.

BOX ELDER - On a warm, sunny, summer day on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation, with a fresh Montana wind blowing, something else fresh and new was happening - and it was something special and unique, something that many hope will have a lasting impact on the youth of the community there.

Thanks to the hard work of many, and the generosity of Pearl Jam bassist and Big Sandy-native Jeff Ament, his foundation and Evergreen skate parks, the Ah-Wah-Si-Sahk Community Skatepark was christened Sunday afternoon, with Ament, many of his friends, and hundreds of members of the Rocky Boy community in att...

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