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Honorees selected for Native American Hall of Honor

BISMARCK– The North Dakota Native American Hall of Honor Committee, comprised of representatives from each of the five federally recognized tribes of North Dakota, has selected four recipients to be recognized in the North Dakota Native American Hall of Honor.

The program recognizes traditional and contemporary achievements. Nominees can be living or in memoriam.

The 2021 inductees are being honored for achievements in the Military-Veteran, Leadership, and Legend award categories. They are:

– Dave Dauphinais, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa

– Lydia Sage Chase, Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara Nation

– Mark Fox, Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara Nation

– Sitting Bull, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

The induction ceremony will take place on Thursday, Sept. 9.

Located in the North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum in Bismarck, the Native American Hall of Honor is an annual program and exhibit recognizing Native Americans who have gone above and beyond in representing their tribe and culture. Information and objects relating to each inductee will be featured in the Hall of Honor exhibit at the State Museum.

The program is a partnership of the North Dakota Indian Affairs Commission, the State Historical Society of North Dakota, and the State Historical Society Foundation.

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