Darrell Robes Kipp, educator, author, historian, filmmaker and one of the co-founder of the Piegan Institute in Browning, died Thursday evening, according to friend Rosalyn LaPier. He was 69.

Kipp, whose Pikuni name was Apiniokio Peta, or Morning Eagle, co-founded the institute dedicated to archiving and preserving the Blackfoot language in 1987. The institute’s Cuts Wood School is the private elementary school that immerses young people in the Blackfoot language using a teaching method called total physical response.

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