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American Indian Heritage Day Invites Reflection and Celebration


September 23, 2020

In 2009, Montana Law designated the last Friday in September of each year as American Indian Heritage Day (MCA 1-1-228) for the state. Given that designation, on September 25, Montanans are encouraged to “reflect on American Indian culture and heritage and to celebrate American Indians and their culture and heritage in lawful ways.”

According to Montana lawmakers, this day of observance serves to commemorate Montana’s American Indians and their heritage and culture, which have contributed and continue to contribute to the state’s history.

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