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2006 Youth Heritage Festival

Montana Heritage Project
2006 Youth Heritage Festival
April 3 and 4, 2006
Helena, MT

Motel: Holiday Inn Downtown, 22 N. Last Chance Gulch
Meetings: The Myrna Loy Center Auditorium, 15 Ewing Street

Monday, April 3, 2006
(All events at the Myrna Loy Theater unless otherwise noted.)

10:00-10:20 Greetings - Michael Umphrey, Director, Montana Heritage Project
10:20-10:30 Welcome - Dr. Guha Shankar, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
10:30-11:30 Students and Teachers set up displays in the Capitol Rotunda

11:30-1:00 Lunch (on your own)

1:00- 1:15 General Information/Preparation for Student Presentations

1:15 4:10 Student Presentations of Projects
1:15 - 1:25 Chester
1:30 - 1:40 Broadwater
1:45 - 1:55 Great Falls Central
2:00 - 2:10 Simms
2:15 - 2:25 Libby


3:00 3:10 White Sulphur Springs
3:15 3:25 Corvallis
3:30 3:40 Harlowton
3:45 3:55 Bigfork
4:00 4:10 Roundup

4:10 4:25 Explanation of student judging of displays
4:45 All students and teachers arrive at Capitol (light snacks will be available)
5:00 - 6:20 Student evaluation of display panels at the Capitol (8 minutes per panel)
6:45 Bus/car carpool leaves from the Holiday Inn Downtown for the Kleffner Ranch

7:00 Dinner Taco Buffet, Kleffner Ranch Pavilion

7:45 Kleffner Ranch Barn Documenting Real People in our Real West Hal Cannon, Media Director, Western Folklife Center

9:00 Leave Ranch for the Holiday Inn Downtown

Tuesday, April 4, 2006
(All events at the Myna Loy Theater unless otherwise noted.)

7:00 - 8:30 Buffet Breakfast, Lounge, Holiday Inn Downtown
7:00 - 8:30 Writers’ Breakfast, Diamond City Room, Holiday Inn Downtown

9:00 - 9:05 Welcome for the Day/Announcements
9:05 9:50 Top three student writers read their papers/Distinguished Student Writer Scholarship awarded
9:50 10:20 Creating Music for Montana; Creating Music for the Montana Heritage Project - Philip Aaberg (includes premiere of piece composed for the Project)


10:50 11:00 Introduction of Guests

John Bohlinger, Lt. Governor of the State of Montana
Art Ortenberg and Liz Claiborne, Liz Claiborne & Art Ortenberg Foundation
Jack Copps, Liz Claiborne & Art Ortenberg Foundation Representative
Guha Shankar, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Linda McCulloch, State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Mark Baumler, Interim Director, Montana Historical Society

11:00 11:15 Remarks by Liz Claiborne & Art Ortenberg
11:15 11:25 Remarks by Lt. Gov. Bohlinger
11:25 - 11:35 Remarks by Superintendent McCulloch
11:35 12:00 Presentation of Student Work to the State of Montana and the Library of Congress and the Acceptance of that Work

12:00 Adjournment (exhibits at Capitol picked up)

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