Lucky Charms 4-H Club of Dodson with Livestock Buyers (Randy Perez photo). Back Row (L-R): Larry Smith (buyer), Cliff Rustad (auctioneer), Caitlin Anderson (buyer/livestock showmanship and market judge), Warren Morin (Fort Belknap Indian Community), Treyten Stiffarm, Alex Werk, Emma Cole, Ross Racine (Intertribal Agriculture Council), Tracy Ching King (Island Mountain Development Group), and Don Racine (Wasay Wakpa Committee). Front Row: Jazlyn Flansburg, Ray King (Nakoda Aaniiih Credit Agency), Lance Snow, Kataya Flansburg, Tahlia Walker, Frank Cole, Lyle Stiffarm Jr. and Mason LoneBear. (Not pictured: Kenneth "Tuffy" Helgeson, announcer.)
Tribal Councilman Dominic Messerly and Event Announcer Kenneth "Tuffy" Helgeson opened the inaugural Fort Belknap 4-H Livestock Sale with an honor song in the heart of Lodge Pole for Nakoda Aaniiih's first Fort Belknap 4-H Fair earlier this month.
Leader of the Lucky Charms 4-H Club, Jennifer Perez Cole wished to thank the Wasay Wakpa committee and the local community for hosting the fair in what she called "the most beautiful setting."
In hog showmanship results, Senior Showmanship Grand Champion was Treyten Stiffarm, while Lyle Stiffarm, Jr won Junior Showmanship Grand Champion honors a...