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Families come together to celebrate cultural-based learning with PBS Kids series "Molly of Denali"


March 23, 2020

Lora Wobbema

 New Rockford- Sheyenne elementary students enjoy a game of blanket-toss at the Rural Family Engagement wrap-up event on Friday, March 13.

Elementary students at New Rockford-Sheyenne school gathered for a fun-filled evening of community learning on Friday, March 13. The event was held as a part of a Rural Family Engagement Grant NR-S School received from Prairie Public. For the past month, NR-S students have been working with and testing new family-based learning resources inspired by the PBS Kids series "Molly of Denali."

Dakota Singers from Spirit Lake joined the celebration, most of whom were of elementary age. After their performance, Spirit Lake elder Oliver Gourd Sr. spoke on the significance of the drum to Native Ameri...

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