Potluck and dancing celebrate unity and Native American heritage
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Unity dinner – Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK
November is National Native American Heritage Month.
Thursday night, the Sno Building was packed with people enjoying a variety of traditional foods from soapberries to moose.
In recognition of the month, the SEARHC Traditional Foods Program hosted a Unity potluck dinner and dance performance.
KSTK’s Shady Grove Oliver was there and sent back this audio postcard:
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We heard first from Virginia Oliver and the dancers, followed by Ken Hoyt, Tim Gillen Sr., Sandy Churchill, and Dixie Hutchinson.
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