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Flying Buffalo Project

Flying Buffalo Project

Kites built by noted Native American artists will be displayed during a reception for the Flying Buffalo Project in Crow Agency on Dec. 11. The kites will be flown at various buffalo jump locations next year.

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Flying Buffalo kites come to Crow Agency for reception

Flying Buffalo kites come to Crow Agency for reception

CROW AGENCY — The Little Big Horn College Library will host a reception on Dec. 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. to welcome the Flying Buffalo Project kites and the artists who painted them.

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YRPA Kite Fest at Amend Park.

YRPA Kite Fest at Amend Park.

Images from the YRPA Kite Fest at Amend Park on Sunday afternoon.

October 12, 2014 6:04 pm Photos

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Weather breaks for second annual Kite Fest

Weather breaks for second annual Kite Fest

As though on cue Sunday, the clouds dissipated, the rain halted and the sun shone high above Amend Park, creating a spectacular canvas for the Kite Fest.

October 12, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

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Allison Haider gets tangled in kite streamers

Allison Haider gets tangled in kite streamers

Allison Haider, 2, laughs as she gets tangled up in her kite's streamers Sunday at the YRPA Kite Fest at Amend Park.

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Ben Derby flies a kite

Ben Derby flies a kite

Ben Derby, 7, flies a kite Sunday at the YRPA Kite Fest at Amend Park.

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YRPA Kite Fest

YRPA Kite Fest

Kites soar through the air Sunday at the YRPA Kite Fest at Amend Park.

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Drake Smith teaches Callan Parker how to fly a kite

Drake Smith teaches Callan Parker how to fly a kite

Drake Smith, right, teaches Callan Parker, 2, how to navigate his kite Sunday at the YRPA Kite Fest at Amend Park.

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Nick Parker flies a sailboat kite

Nick Parker flies a sailboat kite

Nick Parker flies a kite shaped like a colorful sailboat Sunday at the YRPA Kite Fest at Amend Park.

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Carson Hayashida runs with his kite

Carson Hayashida runs with his kite

Carson Hayashida runs with his kite held high Sunday at the YRPA Kite Fest at Amend Park.

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Carson Hayashida prepares to launch his kite

Carson Hayashida prepares to launch his kite

Carson Hayashida, 6, holds up his kite and prepares to launch it Sunday at the YRPA Kite Fest at Amend Park.

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A snake kite glides through the air

A snake kite glides through the air

A colorful snake kite glides through the air Sunday at the YRPA Kite Fest at Amend Park.

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Kathy Masis flies a homemade kite

Kathy Masis flies a homemade kite

Kathy Masis flies her homemade kite Sunday at the YRPA Kite Fest at Amend Park.

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Tribal tribute kites coming to Billings airport

Tribal tribute kites coming to Billings airport

The large buffalo that Billings artist Angela Babby painted on rip-stop nylon is dramatic.

May 15, 2013 12:15 am Photos

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John Pollock's kite inspired by Chief Joseph's war shirt

John Pollock's kite inspired by Chief Joseph's war shirt

Billings artist John Pollock made this kite after seeing Chief Joseph's war shirt last year. The kite will be part of a show, "A Flying Tribute to the Tribes," at Billings Logan International Airport starting May 17.

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Terry Zee Lee

Terry Zee Lee

Terry Zee Lee is organizing a kite exhibit, "A Flying Tribute to the Tribes," opening at Billings Logan International  Airport May 17.

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Drake Smith shows tribute kites

Drake Smith shows tribute kites

Billings kite maker Drake Smith holds a kite, "In Honor of the Ancestors," painted by Delores Purdy Corcoran, that will be part of an exhibit at Billings Logan International Airport. Part of the exhibit opens on Firday with other kites, including Corcoran's, added this fall. 

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Local kids learn the art of kites at Amend Park

Local kids learn the art of kites at Amend Park

Kids from the Boys and Girls Clubs of Yellowstone County get to create and fly their own kites at Amend Park in Billings on May 6, 2011.

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Go fly a kite

I've always been pretty bad at flying kites - Charlie Brown bad. But it didn't stop me from trying. Until I destroyed so many kites that my parents said, "Hey, why don't you take up crossword puzzles as a hobby instead?"

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