Ojibwe and Dakota Quiz bowl winners decided

First place winners in the second annual Ojibwe and Dakota Quiz bowl tournament held in Elk River Saturday, April 9th, for American Indian students in the Elk River school district.

From left to right, Brittany Hathcock, Aurora Burns, Hope Martindale, Kelly Freshwater, and Jonah Isham won for Elk River High School.

Over fifty middle school and high school students compete in the language and cultural contest each year held at Lincoln Elementary School in Elk River.

Five American Indian elders traveled from as far as Canada to judge the competition administered by Debra Blair, coordinator for the American Indian Education Program in the Elk River school district.

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