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Cheyenne Sun Dance priest, Indian drum circle visit John Marshall High School

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Before students at John Marshall High School could listen to the generations-old stories of Cheyenne Sun Dance Priest Greg Spottedbird on Monday, they needed to be covered in his sweet medicine, he said. He led the group of several dozen junior high and high school students outside, where he ignited a braided strand of sweet grass and then prayed a blessing over each student in his native Cheyenne language while waving the smoke over them as they re-entered the library.