2019-20 American Indian Executive Council
Executive Council Members:
Holly Old Crow
My name is Holly Old Crow, I am a member of the Apsaalooke (Crow) Tribe from the Southeastern region of Montana. My Crow name is Aapaaxeeheeliiancheesh, (White Amongst the Clouds). I am a senior pursuing a BA degree in Sociology with a concentration in Criminology. I plan on pursuing a law degree after I finish my undergraduate studies and hope to go home and help my tribe and their justice system. I am a mother to two wonderful kids and wouldn't be where I am without either of them.
My name is Christen Falcon. I am a member of the Blackfeet tribe. I am a senior majoring in Business Management and minoring in Native American Studies. I am currently the Return to Learn program recruiter for MSU-Bozeman and a Food Sovereignty Advocate for Blackfoot ARMP. I plan on returning to my tribe and working towards opening a traditional wellness center.
Tristan Sun Rhodes
Bayleigh Bird Hat
My name is Bayleigh Bird Hat and I am a member of the Apsaalooke (Crow) Tribe. I am a junior currently double majoring in Applied Psychology and English Writing. My future career goal is to become a Clinical Psychologist.
My name is Tavia Torralba and I am a member of the Apsaalooke (Crow) Tribe. My crow name is Axxaashe Asalookoosh (Sun Always Rises). I am a sophomore majoring in Human Development and Family Science. I plan on returning back to my reservation to help my community and Crow children.
Zachariah Rides at the Door
Shoodachee, Balashe Ammashiche Itchiish huuk. My name is "One who thinks good". My borrowed name is Bree Deputee. I am from the Crow, Northern Cheyenne, and Lakota tribes. I'm in my sophomore year of studying under the College of Nursing and Honors College, and I hope to earn a minor in Native American Studies and Writing. After I graduate from MSU, I plan to return home and serve and take care of native communities as a nurse and a traditional mid-wife someday. I am the Social Chair for American Indian Council and the President for MMIWG Awareness of MSU for the 2019-2020 school year. I am very excited to be apart of a great team and involved with a great community. Hinne Baape Iitchiik. Aho!
My name is Summer Tapedo, and I am from the Crow Reservation. I am from the Crow, Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache tribes. I am currently a freshman studying in University Studies. My main goal is to be able to reach out and help as many people as I can. A fun fact about me is I was born in Lawrence, Kansas.
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