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Powwow finishes up Fort Belknap Native American Week activities


September 28, 2018

Havre Daily News/Gen Yamaguchi

Students along with their family and community members participate in a powwow held at the gymnasium of Hays-Lodge Pole High School an Fort Belknap Indian Reservation Thursday. Students from Dodson, Harlem, Chinook and St. Paul's Mission also took part.

The powwow at Hays-Lodge Pole High School Thursday, the finale of Native American Week activities on Fort Belknap Indian Reservation, saw great success, with many schools throughout the area coming together for the event, said Ken "Tuffy" Helgeson, a language and cultural teacher at Hays-Lodge Pole

The powwow was the final scheduled event for the week, he added.

This is the first year that Hays-Lodge Pole, Harlem and Dodson schools organized, in a group effort, events throughout the week to help students understand and be immersed in Native heritage and be educated in the cultural roots o...

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