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Cultural Awareness Gathering set for next week


Students of all ages in the Lake Roosevelt and Nespelem School Districts will attend a Cultural Awareness Gathering next week. The event highlights many aspects of Native American culture.

The event, which started in 2005, is held every two years. This year, it will be held on the Lake Roosevelt football field in Coulee Dam on Thursday, Sept. 21.

“We realized that our school is over 60 percent Native American and we weren’t really putting any effort into showcasing our culture, so we wanted an opportunity for the kids to share and learn what they have,” said Kim Stanger, one of the o...

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