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Baird honored during AIHEC conference
27 April 2011


THE STUDENT START: Draped in a blanket and star quilt, Phil Baird (Sicangu Lakota, Rosebud) moves around the powwow dance arena April 16 receiving congratulations and well-wishes from those attending the 30th Annual Conference of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium in Bismarck, ND . Baird is Vice President of Academic, Career and Technical Education at United Tribes Technical College. He was honored for his role in creating and organizing the AIHEC Youth Congress in 1986 and establishing the participation of students from the nation's tribal colleges and universities as part of the annual tribal higher education conference. Also honored was Elaine Beaudreau-Patton, another organizer of the AIHEC Youth Congress 25 years ago.

DENNIS J. NEUMANN/United Tribes News

 

 

      

      

 

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