The committee is pleased to announce our annual Peltier Scholarship
Award for an Oglala Lakota Tribal Member that plans to attend the
Oglala Lakota College . It is geared toward meeting the financial needs
of the non-traditional student. The appliccants must have a General
Equivalency Diaploma (GED), this school year and currently resides in
the local geographic area.
This Scholarship was created to honor Leonard Peltier's vision of
empowering the Oglala People to have an active part in defining the
future direction of the tribe. The intent, all have the potential to raise
above their circumstances and to contribute to the preservation of
Traditional Lakota Language and spirituality through education.
Alex Fire Thunder Loeb
Single mother of 3, Majoring in Business Management
Single Mother of 2, Majoring in Entrepreneurship
Cedric Goodman Jr.
A father of 5, working on a certificate in Carpentry & A.A. Business Degree
Marlene Poor Bear
A single mother continuing her education in Nursing
A single mother of 5, continuing her education in Elementry Education
Miss Holly Richards