Virtual Elder in Residence: Deanna Stands

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Mrs. Deanna Stands, a dual citizen of the Yankton Sioux Tribe and the United States of America. She received her B.S. in Elementary Education with a minor in American Indian Studies from the University of Minnesota, College of Education, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Mrs. Stands taught at Marty Indian School and Wagner Community School for thirty-seven years. For the last seven years, she has taught the Beginning and Intermediate Dakota Language classes at the high school level. She is a curriculum member for the Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies organization, Martin, SD and has been involved as a presenter for the Mahkato Wacipi over several years.


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