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Northern Arapaho student earns 4.0 GPA at Montana college

Feb 21, 2014 - From staff reports

Marlin Medicinehorse, an enrolled Northern Arapaho member, has earned a 4.0 GPA while studying at Little Big Horn College in Crow Agency, Mont.

He is in his second year, and he is pursuing a major in Crow studies. Medicinehorse said he plans to complete his studies in Crow Indian culture and language, receive his associate degree and transfer to the University of Montana where he will continue to pursue American Indian studies. He plans to teach in that subject.

Medicinehorse is the vice president of the Indian Club, which plans a big spring powwow, organizes fundraisers, participates in community work and dances for elders.

Medicinehorse grew up in Ethete and attended Wyoming Indian Elementary School and Wyoming Indian High School.

In high school, he was named a national scholar at the National Young Leaders Conference.

He was also a member of the National Honor Society.

Medicinehorse has three siblings and is staying in Montana with his father, Wesley Medicinehorse.

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