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20th annual Youth Powwow takes a look at social issues


August 2, 2019

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Crow Agency resident hip-hop artist Christian Parrish Takes The Gun, known professionally as Supaman entertains the crowd Wednesday at the Youth Powwow on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation.

The Chippewa Cree 20th Annual Youth Powwow was underway in the summer heat Thursday and held two presentations for children to take in lessons about trauma, depression, suicide prevention, bullying, respect, vaping and cultural identity. 

"Sometimes when we are stuck in that spiral downward lifestyle that drugs and alcohol can bring to you, we can show them a way out," Chippewa Cree Executive Director and Court Administrator Elinor Nault said. "There is help out there, there is support out there, you can change your life around."

During one presentation, by hip-hop artist and traditional...

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