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Kickapoo Nation to Host Olympic Champion - Hiawatha World Online: Local News

February 14, 2016

Kickapoo Nation to Host Olympic Champion

Posted: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 11:17 am

A world-renowned athlete will be guest of honor at a special ceremony at 10 a.m., Monday, July 1, on the Kickapoo Indian Reservation west of Horton on K-20 Highway.

Olympic champion Billy Mills will participate in a groundbreaking ceremony for Billy Mills Kickapoo Tribe Cross Country Park on the reservation. The park is a Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas project, and the July 1 presentation is in conjunction with the National American Indian Diabetes Foundation, and will take place just one day after Mills’ birthday.

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