Office of American Indian Outreach

47th Annual MSUB Powwow
April 10-11, 2015

"Honoring our Veterans' Warrior Spirit"

Alterowitz Gym on the
Montana State University Billings campus

Grand Entry: Friday at 6pm and Saturday at Noon

2015 Head Staff

Head Gourd Dancer: Rolf Groseth, former MSUB Chancellor
Head Man Dancer: Sam “Buddy” Windy Boy, Crow & Chippewa Cree, B.S., Math, 2006
Head Woman Dancer:  Daralynn Bright Wings, Crow, MSUB pre-nursing student
Arena Director:  Walter Runsabove, Northern Cheyenne
Announcers:  Melville Stops, Crow, Friday night; Kasey Nicholson, Gros Ventre, alumnus, Saturday night
Friday Prayer: Lewis “Levi” Yellowmule, Crow, current MSUB student
Saturday Prayer: Don Good Voice, Chippewa Cree

»» Registration for Powwow dancer/drum groups

Alumni Brunch

April 11th at 9:00 a.m.
College of Education, room 122

»» Registration for Alumni Brunch

Basketball Tournament

High school basketball tournament hosted by the Inter-Tribal Indian Club
Friday, April 10th and Saturday, April 11th

»» Registration for Boys Basketball Tournament

Chumash Lacrosse Tournament

We will play “Native Style” in an open field with a few trees and some light terrain but modern equipment and Rules. Get details...

»» Register for Lacross Tournament

Host Hotel

"" Please support our host hotel the Boothill Inn & Suites on main street in the Heights.  A block of rooms is reserved until March 25th at a discounted price.  All rooms have two queen beds.

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Email or call (406) 657-2182.

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MSUB American Indian Outreach - Education is Our New Buffalo

Fred Charette
Fred Charette, 79
Turtle Mountain Chippewa
United States Navy
1953 to 1957
Korean War
Former EMC student in Native American Studies
Dennis Beaumont
Dennis Beaumont
United States Navy, 1970-1973
Vietnam War
EMC Alumnus, ’83 Elementary Education

William Snell
William F. Snell Jr.
Crow & Assiniboine
United States Marine Corp., 1971
EMC Alumnus, ‘ 81 Business Management
Vanessa Santana
Vanessa Tirza Santana, 29
Purepecha (Tarasco Empire-Michoacan, Mexico)
United States Army National Guard and Army Reserve 2004-2013
Junior, English Writing, ‘16
Abenayaa Lane, 37
United States Army Reserves, 2005-present
Iraqi Freedom War
Sophomore, Criminal Justice


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