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Chippewa Cree Youth Cultural Education and Healing Conference set for Wednesday and Thursday


Last updated 8/2/2022 at 11:04am

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Children dance at the 2019 Rocky Boy Youth Powwow. Tribal elders and local health care professionals are setting up classes on culture and mental wellness to run in conjunction with this week's 2022 Rocky Boy Celebration.

A group of Rocky Boy elders, community members, and mental health professionals are setting up the inaugural Chippewa Cree Youth Cultural Education and Healing Conference Wednesday and Thursday at the Rocky Boy Indian Reservation Celebration Grounds.

The event will feature breakout sessions designed to teach local Native American youth about their people's history, traditions and language, which local mental health providers believe can significantly improve young people's chances of developing a solid foundation for mental wellness.

The event is being set up by the Advancing Wellness and...

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