Born:Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota
Occupation: State Education Department, Asst. Director Indian Education; Author. Personal: Parent of seven children, five college graduates, two in College
Education:St. Johns University, Collegeville, MN, B. S. Biology University South Dakota, Law Degree, JD
Military: Veteran: Korea (Corporal) and Vietnam (Captain); Flew 110 combat missions, Marine Corps F-4 fighter pilot; eight Air Medals, two Vietnam Cross of Gallantry medals.
Political background: Unannounced candidate for Congress- South Dakota. Primary candidate for Minnesota Senate, District 42.