SBS Commencement Speaker
University Commencement Speaker:
Marilyn Allen, American Indigenous Studies
Marilyn is an American Indigenous Studies major from Flandreau, SD. She is a member of the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe and an aspiring Tribal Attorney.
Marilyn loves to represent the Native American community, shed light on Native American topics by educating her peers and curious people. She has spoken at social justice rallies in Mankato, mentored Indigenous high school students in the Mankato Area Public Schools District 77, and is a member of the Indigenous People's Day committee and Secretary for the Mankato Revitalization Project. She believes everything will fall into place, the opportunity you are seeking will happen, it all will come with time and good purpose.