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2010 Native American Reunion

2010 Native American Reunion

The seventh annual American Indian alumni gathering took place this spring during American Indian Awareness Week, held in conjunction with the Lakota Omniciye Wacipi.

Attending the gathering were: (standing, left to right) Maria Barrera, Attended, Rapid City; Lila (DeMarrias) Mehlhaff, Attended, Rapid City; Stewart Mehlhaff, Class of '83, Rapid City; Jessie (Taken Alive) Rencountre, Class of '04, Rapid City; Whitney Rencountre, Attended, Rapid City; Sandor Iron Rope, Class of '07, Spearfish; Murray Lee, current student, Rapid City; LaFawn Janis, Class of '04, Golden, Colo.; Urla (Charette) Marcus, Class of '99, director of the Center for American Indian Studies at BHSU, Spearfish; Tom Wheaton, Class of '87, director of Alumni Relations at BHSU, Spearfish; (seated, left to right) Rilea (Hutchins) Moyer, Class of '06, Spearfish; Glenda (Marshall) Nedved, Class '71, Spearfish; Monica (Garreau) Schmidt, Class '73, Rapid City; Jace DeCory, BHSU faculty, Spearfish; and Beverly (Shott) Running Bear, Class of '00, Rapid City. During the event, Monica (Garreau) Schmidt was named the BHSU Alumni Lakota Omniciye Educator of the Year.

 

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