Cheyanne St. John participated in the Bush Foundation Native Nation Rebuilders Seminar hosted at Mystic Lake Casino. This seminar addresses many issues in Indian Country from self determination, sovereignty and the political processes implemented by successful Indian Nations throughout the country. She has been selected for the 2014 Cohort 6 and will be traveling to conferences throughout the year to participate and receive valuable training to help Lower Sioux Comm. continue its efforts in rebuilding the community. Grace Goldtooth also participated in the previous Cohort 4.
Cheyanne St. John
Program: Native Nation Rebuilders Program
Morton, MN—Native Nations Rebuilders Program (Cohort 6) – Cheyanne is a citizen of the Lower Sioux Mdewakanton Indian Community and a descendent of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe. She maintains close ties to both cultures and communities. Cheyanne’s role models are her grandparents, Ernest and Vernell Wabasha.
Cheyanne earned her degree at the University of New Mexico, where she majored in museum studies and American Indian art history. She currently works for the Lower Sioux Tribal Historic Preservation Office as an assistant site manager for the Lower Sioux Historic Agency. She is the proud mother of an eight-year-old daughter.
Cheyanne and Christian did outreach at Sleepy Eye Public School on December 8th, speaking and presenting to 75- 5th and 6th grade students.
Please contact Grace Campos at 697-8609 or Cheyanne at 763-688-4758 for more program information!