HONORING ROBBY ROMERO

 Photo by Savanna Thunder

Photo by Savanna Thunder

Community members gathered for the honoring of musician Robby Romero. Robby was honored for his role in raising awareness through his music which led to construction funds for the Sacred Hoop School (Cangleska Wakan Owayawa) in Oglala, Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, S.D.

 Participants in the evening’s program included: Richard Broken Nose, Oglala Lakota spiritual leader; Leonard Little Finger, school founder and director; Chief Oliver Red Cloud representing the eight reservations of Lakota, Dakota and Nakota; John Yellow Bird Steele, Oglala Sioux tribal president; Kevin Killer, National Indian Education Association board member; and Kathleen Price and volunteers from Mission of Love, a non-profit organization located in Youngstown, Ohio, who also were honored for their participation in the building of the school.

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