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Rossiter Elementary School is celebrating Native American culture

Posted at 10:15 AM, Sep 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-25 12:40:29-04

(HELENA) Rossiter Elementary School is celebrating Native American culture by creating a week of interactive activities for students to learn.

Every year, teachers at Rossiter get together to form a fun and interactive learning unit for students to learn about Native American culture.

For 30 minutes each day this week students will get hands-on learning of Native American culture through games, music, and stories.

Rossiter also set up a tepee for students to experience, while learning about Native American literature and history.

Rossiter says their week long curriculum is a unique way for students to learn about Montana’s first peoples.

Laura Trapp, the Rossiter librarian, said, “It’s an important part of our our community here and Helena and Montana and to experience in this way were they actually get to play the games and tell the story and and participate in the music might make a little more lasting impression.”

Sarah Dramstad says she is proud of the unique Native American learning unit Rossiter has to offer.

Students are encouraged to attend the Last Chance Community Pow Wow at the end of the week at the fairgrounds.

  • Reported by Mercedies Pruneda