Warren Gus Yellowhair

Gus Yellowhair
Artist, Lakota Cultural Bearer


Lakota Spiritual Name ‘Tasunka Najin’ Standing Horse given to me by my uncle, My full English name is Warren Anthony "Gus" Yellowhair. I'm an Enrolled member of the Northern Cheyenne/Oglala lakota. Allen SD is my Residence, which is on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.Age: Many winters

Art Medium: Master Artist in Northern Plains Traditional Art FormsLakota Cultural BearerKnowledge and expertise in Lakota history, and culture

Education: Graduated Little Wound High school: May 1979Graduated Oglala Lakota College with a Bachelor's Degree: June 2016Three AA degrees: General Studies, Business Administration, AA in Lakota Studies

Employment: Coowner and founder of ‘Tatanka Rez Tourz’ with Tianna YellowhairFirst peoples Fund Program coordinator for Rolling Rez ArtsAdjunct Instructor for Oglala Lakota College Lakota Studies DepartmentConsultant: Lakota Historical Consultant: Pine Ridge Area Chamber Of Commerce, Lakota Fund New Warrior societySubstitute teacher For American Horse School

Recipient of numerous Awards, Ribbons, from various Art Shows:Crazy Horse Gift of Mother Earth Art shows, Black Hills Powwow, Art, and Expo, Northern Plains Art show.

Have traveled extensively within the United States lecturing and sharing Lakota History, Culture, and Arts. Also made several European tours involving lectures and art performances,

Family man with beautiful children and grandchildren.

Currently actively involved and supporting #NODAPL in North Dakota.

‘Hoka Hey’ Strong Hearts to the front lines.


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