- Associated Press - Monday, October 12, 2015

CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL, S.D. (AP) - The Crazy Horse Memorial is hosting its annual Native Americans’ Day celebration.

Activities were scheduled from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mountain time Monday, with a 10 a.m. program featuring cultural leaders, prayers, a Native American dance performance and the announcement of the Crazy Horse Memorial Educator of the Year.

The award honors an individual who has made significant contributions to Native American education, and it includes a $1,000 grant to the recipient’s school library or to student programs of his or her choice.

South Dakota celebrates Native Americans’ Day on what is widely recognized in the rest of the country as “Columbus Day.”

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