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 American Indian
Heritage Day


Essential Understandings


    The fourth Friday in September of each year was designated by the 1997 Montana Legislature as "American Indian Heritage Day."  The bill amended Section 20-1-306, MCA; and was effective immediately. Teachers are required to provide activities and instruction that strengthen understandings and knowledge of the distinct and unique cultures, histories, and philosophies of various Montana Native American groups.













Famous Mont. Indians


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State Standards & Benchmarks


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American Indian  Heritage Days


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