, 2023-01-09 15:27:00,
Federal, state, and local nonprofit organizations in Sheridan County have formed a partnership to sponsor a Native American Interpretive Ranger program this summer. It will allow funding for two college students to be guards at Fort Phil Kearny in addition to Fighting chariot box website and Fetterman BattlefieldSites operated by a staff from Fort Phil Kearny.
“They will welcome visitors to these two sites and likely provide some historical information and also do some site maintenance work,” said Dave McKee, president of the Fort Phil Kearny/Bozeman Trail Association. “When they have the opportunity to work at Fort Phil Kearny, they will likely have the opportunity to work in our library located inside the Visitor Center. So, after nine weeks, the two students will have experienced most of the job tasks that come along with working at a historic site.”
The program is scheduled to last nine weeks and will include work at both Fort Phil Kearny and affiliated sites as well as the Medicine Wheel. In the first week of the program, interpreters will attend a 32-hour course using the National Interpreting Association’s curriculum, where they will earn an Interpreter’s Guide Certificate. This includes creating…
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