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By Marcus Huff
Staff Writer 

Native artist and activist passes away

THERMOPOLIS –American Indian activist, artists, and aerospace engineer Rodney C. Skenandore was laid to rest in Montana earlier this month, after falling ill and dying in the Harz Mountains of Northern Germany in August, where he lived with his wife Gudrun.

 

November 25, 2017

THERMOPOLIS –American Indian activist, artists, and aerospace engineer Rodney C. Skenandore was laid to rest in Montana earlier this month, after falling ill and dying in the Harz Mountains of Northern Germany in August, where he lived with his wife Gudrun.

The 78-year-old native artist, a great-grandson of Shenandoah and born on the Crow Agency in Montana on June 9, 1939, was a survivor of Vietnam, 10 children and 11 heart attacks, Skenandore had logged a uniquely American collection of experiences along the way. Invested in politics and activism in the 1970s, Skenandore was one of many...



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