Battlin' Bears Celebrate Indigenous Students

Friday’s Teepee Lighting Kicks Off 9-Day Indigenous Gathering

Battlin' Bears Celebrate Indigenous Students
Rocky Mountain College students and volunteers put up teepees on Friday, teepees were provided by the Pretty Shield Foundation and the Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council. / Photo by Niklas Means, Four Points Press

The Rocky Mountain College Native American Outreach department is hosting over a week of events that will culminate in the Oct. 1 powwow on the football field.

Events are a follows: Saturday, Sept. 24: Songs and Stories Around the Campfire starts at 8 p.m. on the Rocky Green

Sunday, Sept 25: Candlelight Vigil for Murdered and Missing Indigenous People starts at 7 p.m. at the RMC entrance on Poly Drive.

Monday, Sept. 26: Student and Alumni Lunch starts at 11:30 a.m. in the Great Room inside Prescott Hall.

Tuesday, Sept. 27: Resource Tabling starts at 10 a.m. in the Fraley Lounge inside the Bair Student Center.

Wednesday, Sept. 28: Traditional games start at 2:30 p.m. on the Tyler Green between Fortin Gymnasium and Eaton Hall.

Thursday, Sept. 29: Self-care activities start at 11 a.m. on the Rocky Green.

Friday, Sept. 30: Indigenous Art Exhibit starts at 5 p.m. in the Tech Building.

Saturday, Oct. 1: Traditional Powwow starts at 6 p.m. on the Herb Kindt Football FIeld.

For more information contact Michaela Talksabout at 406-657-1064 or or Tauzha Grantham at 406-657-1090 or

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