Red Lake Nation News - Babaamaajimowinan (Telling of news in different places)

Art Owen, Dakota spiritual leader and Army vet, dies at 68


November 26, 2018

When Art Owen died of a heart attack on Oct. 27, he left a role as spiritual leader in the Prairie Island Indian Community that will be difficult to fill.

Shelley Buck, president of the community and one of the many people who called Owen "deksi," or uncle, said the tribe is still coming to grips with his unexpected death at age 68.


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