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Musical horizons opened Thursday at Hood River Middle School auditorium, with a visit by the N'chi Wanapum Canoe Family from the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Tribe. Jared Little Eagle, 1, plays his drum while and Jasmine Lopez, left, and Alexia Edwards sing during the song and dance performance for about 400 students, including all eighth graders and fourth-grade classes from Westside and May Street Elementary Schools. Many students got to learn native dances as part of the program. The N'chi Wanapum visit was paid for by a grant from “Gifts from Our Ancestors: The Celilo Arts Education Program”, part of the ongoing multi-cultural Confluence Project.

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