EGF schools celebrate Native American Heritage Month

As part of Native American Heritage Month both Central Middle School and South Point held programs to celebrate and educate its students on Native American heritage and culture.

On Thursday Central Middle School was visited by Ricky White, “Niigonanakud” (Front of the Cloud).
White is Anishinabe from Whitefish Bay First Nations in Ontario, Canada. He is Pizhew or Lynx Clan and is a lifetime member of the renowned drum group, the Whitefish Bay Singers.

Dennis Lee Rogers, a Navajo artist and educator visited South Point on Thursday.
Rogers was born and brought up on a Navajo reservation in Arizona, in a homestead without running water or electricity. His Navajo name, which was given to him by his grandmother when he was 5 years old, is Ashkilasaah, meaning the light-complexioned boy

For more on these events see the November 20 edition of The Exponent.

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