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Helen Cedar Tree, 96, Prized Tribal Heritage, Dies!


Society & Culture  (tags: Northern Arapaho Indians, Indians, American Indians, Native Americans, Obituary, culture, society, americans, death, family, humans, interesting, news, sadness )

Kat
- 2078 days ago - rockymountainnews.com
CHEYENNE - Helen Cedar Tree, 96, the oldest member of the Northern Arapaho Tribe and a longtime supporter of tribal community and cultural preservation efforts, has died. Ms. Cedar Tree died Saturday of natural causes at a Fort Washakie nursing home...



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kat yazzie (400)
Tuesday January 13, 2009, 8:02 am
She was the oldest living Northern Araphao...
Please let me know if I need to post this. Thanks!
 

Pamylle G. (461)
Tuesday January 13, 2009, 8:23 am
All blessings to Helen Cedar Tree, wise & generous Elder, in her passing.
Thanks, Kat !
 

FreeSpirit Running (324)
Tuesday January 13, 2009, 8:36 am
She was a great member and advocate of her tribe and the Native American community. Rest her soul...Thank you Kat, noted.

Blessings to her family as well,
FreeSpiritRunning...
 

Susan H. (199)
Tuesday January 13, 2009, 8:42 am
It would have been a pleasure to have known such a person.Blessings to all.Thanks,Kat.
 

Eleanor B. (909)
Tuesday January 13, 2009, 8:43 am
Thank you, Kat.
 

Gayla S. (50)
Tuesday January 13, 2009, 11:00 am
Tks. Kat for bring this to our attn. My special thoughts go out to her people
 

. (0)
Tuesday January 13, 2009, 11:31 am
Noted with respect, honor and blessings.
Thank you Kat.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday January 13, 2009, 1:48 pm
Blessings to her and also her family. What a strong elder she looked.
 

Linda B. (71)
Tuesday January 13, 2009, 2:20 pm
I'll bet she had a lot of stories to tell. I'm sure her memory will live on for years to come.
 

Talldeer C. (47)
Tuesday January 13, 2009, 3:21 pm
Blessings to Her and Family. It is very sad to loose an Elder..Thanks Kat..
 

Michael Owens (1647)
Tuesday January 13, 2009, 4:45 pm
Thanks Kat, Helen Cedar Tree God bless her family she is gone to be with the blessed Great Spirit a wonderful lady.
 

Debra L. (5)
Tuesday January 13, 2009, 8:06 pm
I hope they were able to record her knowledge for future generations. What she has seen! Blessings and condolences to her family and community.
 

JOSSIE ROSS (62)
Tuesday January 13, 2009, 10:11 pm
MAY SHE REST IN PEACE & BLESSINGS TO ALL HER FAMILY........
 

Morgan Griffith (225)
Wednesday January 14, 2009, 7:31 am
Her passing leaves a hole that cannot be filled--so much knowledge and understanding has just left this world Peace be with you sister.
 

Dandelion G. (382)
Wednesday January 14, 2009, 2:14 pm
It appears she was a very active person in her community and kept alive the traditions and language of her people...I'm sure she will be greatly missed. My condolences to her family and friends.
 

sue M. (184)
Wednesday January 14, 2009, 2:45 pm
She looks like she was a lovely lady.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 14, 2009, 2:49 pm
Lived a full life true to herself and to her people. Very admirable.
 

Vijay Tankha (28)
Thursday January 15, 2009, 3:13 am
God rest Helen Cedar Tree and keep her forever happy. At the age she departed this life there must be many who will mourn her passing.
 

Henry P. (171)
Thursday January 15, 2009, 9:16 pm
Thanks Kat My condolences to her family and friends
 
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