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

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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 (320)
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,

Linda 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.

Tuesday January 13, 2009, 10:11 pm

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.

Sheryl G (363)
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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