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Cultural Awareness

Gathering highlights aspects of Native American culture for LR students


Deer meat is smoked near the concession stand as hungry students watch. The smoked deer meat stand was operated by Richie Gorr and Kerry Green. Gorr provided the deer meat for the event. - Jacob Wagner photos

Lake Roosevelt Schools held a" Cultural Awareness Gathering" Sept. 26, the day before Native American Day, on their sunny football field in Coulee Dam.

"The goal of Cultural Awareness Gathering is to increase the knowledge of American Indian Culture, showcase our traditions and build relationships outside the classroom," said LR Indian Education Director Kim Stanger.

"The event provides several opportunities for us to display traditions for the American Indian Culture, engage in socializing beyond the classroom, and showcase the talents of students in a nontraditional setting. It encourage...

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