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Rustlers learn traditions during Native American Week 2023

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Photo by Beth Britton
On Sept. 19, member of the Introduction to Journalism class visit with IEFA instructor Kylan Hallett inside the lodge on CMR’s west lawn.

During Native American Week Sept. 18-22 in Great Falls, each school features its own lodge, or teepee. At C. M. Russell High School, IEFA (Indian Education for All) instructor Kylan Hallett invited students Monday through Wednesday to the west lawn of the school, where he share traditions and information about Native American lodges. 

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Beth Britton, adviser
Beth Britton is in her 20th year at CMR. She advises the Russellog yearbook and also teaches the Introduction to journalism and Photojournalism classes. She has a background in newspaper reporting and editing, and she advises the Stampede newspaper club in 2022-2023. Britton earned a B.A. in English and a M.A. in journalism. She grew up in Great Falls and moved back to town in 2001. Outside of school, she enjoys hiking, riding her bike along the River’s Edge Trail, singing with a local jazz band and playing the string bass in the Great Falls Symphony. She is obsessed with Golden retrievers.