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Mike Flammond has passed away details:

Mike Flammond is on his journey to be with his ancestors on 7-22-2020.

If you are able to pay respects to Michael Flammond Sr. and support Roxanne & family, we will be having a 24 hr wake tomorrow starting at noon. Prayer at 1:00 pm and feed the people after.

Viewing will be in a teepee at St. Peter’s Church, at the Mendota Pow Wow grounds located at 1405 Sibley Memorial Hwy, Mendota, MN 55150.

Funeral for Jim Anderson \ Red Sky: Wednesday Sept 11th at 11:00am

Funeral for Jim Anderson \ Red Sky

Jim passed into the spirit world on June 27, 2019.
We had a celebration of life gathering for Jim in August but the traditional Dakota Ceremony will be:
Wednesday Sept 11th at 11:00 am
St Peter’s Church 1405 Sibley Memorial Hwy Mendota, MN 55120.

The meal is pot luck as this is the traditional Native way.
Any volunteer help from friends is very appreciated.

Our family’s (MMDC) Wacipi / Pow Wow is Sept 13 -15, 2019 at St Peters Church two days after his funeral.
Red Sky loved our Wacipi & he will be with us dancing ~ we hope you can be with us too 

James Kermit Anderson “Red Sky” was born May 7, 1959. He passed into the spirit world June 27, 2019.

Claudia, ask me to post this. James Kermit Anderson “Red Sky” was born May 7, 1959. He is preceded in death by parents Russell and Lillian Rose Anderson, and brother Craig. Survived by loving wife Claudia and daughter Ameyalli Anderson. Also survived by former wife Juliane and sons James, Jr and Joseph Anderson. Sisters Patricia Baldwin, Catherine knutson, brother Rick Anderson, Brother Gregory Allen Sumpter, Cousin Victoria Scott, many nieces and nephews. Auntie Linda Brown and Sharon Lennartson. He was tribal chairman and historian for the Mendota Mdewakanton Dakota Tribal Community and defended the sacred sites of the Dakota nation. Retired Pipefitter 37 years. He spent the last five years of his life in the Yucatan, Mexico. The Creator called him home June 27, 2019. Family and friends remember him with love and appreciation. Service Sept 11th at St Peters Church at 11:00am.
1405 Sibley Memorial Hwy in Mendota 55150. St Peters is the oldest church in MN.
Please bring a dish to pass.
Hope to see you love Claudia and Ameyalli, and his family.

Update about (Red Sky) Jimmy Anderson passing from a heart attack on 6-27-2019.

Here is an update about (Red Sky) Jimmy Anderson passing from a heart attack on 6-27-2019.

Please light a candle for Jim for 4 days.
A ceremonial fire will be lit Saturday 6/29 at 3:00pm and will run continuously until Wednesday July 3rd. The fire will be at St Peter Church. The fire will be started by Lawrence and Tommy. Lon will do a Pipe Ceremony. Please bring a dish to pass. There will also be an inipi (sweat) at 6pm on Saturday at the DuPuis House.

There is still no date for the funeral. I will post more details as I know more.

Remember his laugh, remember his humor, his compassion for others, smile when you think of him. I loved him so much and will miss him so much this is a devastating lose to our family.

Feel free to contact me if you have any questions, 952-687-7058. If you want to contact Linda, Patty, Kathy or Vicky go on facebook.

Love Sharon

Jim Anderson Jimmy Anderson Redsky Chief Mendota Dakota tribe dies

Kam Roy has passed away 12-22-18

Kam Roy passed away 12-22-18 he is on his journey home. Kam will be missed at our Mendota Wacipi. Kam was a magnificent male traditional dancer.
Please help Leilani and Kams family through this difficult time. Rest in peace Kam you will be dearly missed. I will always see you smiling and making people laugh and of course your hugs. You are a true warrior. Praying for you Leilani for all you are going through. Call if you want I’m here for you. Love Sharon
There is a gofundme.com account for Kam Roy please donate to Leilani and Kams family.
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