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June 13, 2012 06:17 AM

Crazy Horse University Begins Third Summer Session

CRAZY HORSE, SD

Thirty students from across the country are attending the Indian University of North America at Crazy Horse Memorial.

This is the third summer that Crazy Horse has offered the session. Students take courses in algebra, English and Native American Studies and are eligible to earn up to 12 college credits toward their degree. The Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation runs the school in partnership with the University of South Dakota.

Classes and paid internships run through August 8.

This year's students are from South Dakota, Maryland, Montana, Nebraska, Virginia and Wyoming. Tribes represented include the Blackfeet Nation, Cheyenne River Sioux, Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux, Northern Arapaho, Oglala Sioux, Rosebud Sioux, Standing Rock Sioux, Yakama Nation and Yankton Sioux Tribe. Seven of the students are non-Natives.

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