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The Sharing of Culture

On Thursday, November 16, the Malta Elementary School hosted the students from Dodson School and special individuals, as part of the sharing of culture and diversity, which was a goal of the teachers this year.

Organized through Wendy Hopkins, teacher at Dodson, a bus load of youth dancers and drummers shared with the audience various dances. The dances introduced were the Men's Traditional Dance, done when returning from hunting or battle. They wore feather bustles, symbolic of a relationship with nature and for making connection to the Great Spirit; slower songs indicate the asking of pro...

 

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