New U.S. citizens take oath at Glacier Park

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  • Yum Ueki of Japan holds her son Luka Trilisky during a naturalization ceremony at Glacier National Park where 10 new citizens made their Oath of Allegiance to their adopted county. This is the second year a naturalization ceremony has been held at the amphitheater overlooking Lake McDonald.

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    The Honorable Brian Morris, U.S. District Judge in Montana, shakes hands with Elin Charlotta Hibbs of Sweden following the naturalization ceremony on Friday. Beside her to the left are fellow new citizens Rigoberto Garate Salas and Briza Karina Galvan Talamantes, both of Mexico, and Rodrigo Antonio Jofre Diaz of Chile.

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    The American flag flies at a naturalization ceremony in Glacier National Park on Friday. Guest speaker Eric Smith, deputy superintendent of Glacier Park, makes his remarks.

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    From left, Briza Karina Galvan Talamantes of Mexico, Rigoberto Garate Salas of Mexico, Elin Charlotta Hibbs of Sweden, Rodrigo Antonio Jofre Diaz of Chile, and Daniel Kuster of Sweden taking the Oath of Allegiance at the Naturalization Ceremony on Friday, September 22 at Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park.(Brenda Ahearn/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Civil Air Patrol Cadet Lt. Col. Justin Ramey, 17, of Fortine, salutes the American Flag at the presentation of colors preceding the Naturalization Ceremony on Friday, September 22 at Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park.(Brenda Ahearn/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Singer/songwriter Jack Gladstone performed his song, The Builder, before ten new citizens made the Oath of Allegiance at the Naturalization Ceremony on Friday, September 22 at Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park.(Brenda Ahearn/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Deputy Superintendent of Glacier National Park Eric Smith makes his remarks at the Naturalization Ceremony on Lake McDonald on Friday, September 22. This is the second year this ceremony has been held in the park.(Brenda Ahearn/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Luka Trilisky waves an American Flag at the Naturalization Ceremony held in Glacier National Park on Friday, September 22, where his mother, Yumi Ueki of Japan is about to make the Oath of Allegiance.(Brenda Ahearn/Daily Inter Lake)

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    The Civil Air Patrol presents the colors at the Naturalization Ceremony on Friday, September 22 at Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park.(Brenda Ahearn/Daily Inter Lake)

  • Yum Ueki of Japan holds her son Luka Trilisky during a naturalization ceremony at Glacier National Park where 10 new citizens made their Oath of Allegiance to their adopted county. This is the second year a naturalization ceremony has been held at the amphitheater overlooking Lake McDonald.

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    The Honorable Brian Morris, U.S. District Judge in Montana, shakes hands with Elin Charlotta Hibbs of Sweden following the naturalization ceremony on Friday. Beside her to the left are fellow new citizens Rigoberto Garate Salas and Briza Karina Galvan Talamantes, both of Mexico, and Rodrigo Antonio Jofre Diaz of Chile.

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    The American flag flies at a naturalization ceremony in Glacier National Park on Friday. Guest speaker Eric Smith, deputy superintendent of Glacier Park, makes his remarks.

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    From left, Briza Karina Galvan Talamantes of Mexico, Rigoberto Garate Salas of Mexico, Elin Charlotta Hibbs of Sweden, Rodrigo Antonio Jofre Diaz of Chile, and Daniel Kuster of Sweden taking the Oath of Allegiance at the Naturalization Ceremony on Friday, September 22 at Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park.(Brenda Ahearn/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Civil Air Patrol Cadet Lt. Col. Justin Ramey, 17, of Fortine, salutes the American Flag at the presentation of colors preceding the Naturalization Ceremony on Friday, September 22 at Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park.(Brenda Ahearn/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Singer/songwriter Jack Gladstone performed his song, The Builder, before ten new citizens made the Oath of Allegiance at the Naturalization Ceremony on Friday, September 22 at Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park.(Brenda Ahearn/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Deputy Superintendent of Glacier National Park Eric Smith makes his remarks at the Naturalization Ceremony on Lake McDonald on Friday, September 22. This is the second year this ceremony has been held in the park.(Brenda Ahearn/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Luka Trilisky waves an American Flag at the Naturalization Ceremony held in Glacier National Park on Friday, September 22, where his mother, Yumi Ueki of Japan is about to make the Oath of Allegiance.(Brenda Ahearn/Daily Inter Lake)

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    The Civil Air Patrol presents the colors at the Naturalization Ceremony on Friday, September 22 at Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park.(Brenda Ahearn/Daily Inter Lake)

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and Glacier National Park welcomed 10 people as new U.S. citizens Sept. 22 as they took the Oath of Allegiance administered by Judge Brian Morris.

The new citizens are originally from Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, Haiti, Japan, Mexico, Philippines and Sweden.

This ceremony at the Apgar amphitheater was part of the annual celebration of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day.

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