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Remembering the Akichitas - Warriors

Over the centuries, Native American akičhitas (warriors) watched over their oyates (tribes). They protected their people and helped in times of strife — it was the warriors’ job to ensure the survival...


Audreyanna Martin

Audreyanna Martin
Audreyanna Martin grew up in a small town in central South Dakota—Chamberlain. She graduated from Chamberlain High School in 2016, and in the fall of 2016, she started her freshman year at Augustana University [Augie], in Sioux Falls, SD. She is currently a senior and will graduate in May of 2020; she studies in Anthropology and History. At Augie, she has been active in choir, intramurals, and Anthropology Club. Uncertain of her exact plan after graduation, she hopes her path will lead me into a career helping others.

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