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Highland Park students learn about Native heritage


Last updated 12/12/2022 at 12:07pm

Havre Daily News/Patrick Johnston

Renita Longknife of Fort Belknap Indian Community, back center, looks Friday at beading done by a Highland Park Early Primary School.

Students at Highland Park Early Primary School were treated to a number of activities Friday meant to introduce them to aspects of Native American culture and history.

Native elders from around the area came to the school and helped with a number of activities students engaged in, including learning about the reservations' flags, and the significance of certain symbols and animals.

Students were also able to take a beading class with Renita Longknife, an elder from Fort Belknap, and Nikkita Foursouls, also of Fort Belknap, who spoke about traditional Nakoda teachings about the Circle of L...

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