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Sicangu Akicita Owicahe Tribal Veterans Cemetery
White River, Mellette County, South Dakota
GPS: 43.430015, -100.739379
White River, SD 57579
Published: November 4, 2019
Total records: 3
Sicangu Akicita Owicahe Tribal Veterans Cemetery is owned by the Rosebud Sioux Tribe of South Dakota.
Also known as the "Rosebud Sioux Tribe Veterans Cemetery", it was dedicated on August 22, 2013, though it had officially opened earlier on Memorial Day of 2013. It was the first Native American National Cemetery, through a $7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
The cemetery sits on 80 acres of tribal land and is open for burials for veterans who are members of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe.
Records below were acquired from various newspaper articles published online indiciating that burial would took place at Sicangu Akicita Owicahe Tribal Veterans Cemetery. There are far more burials in this cemetery...
CORDIER, Joseph Anthony, US ARMY, b. 01/13/1966, d. 09/25/2015
GASSMAN, Robert Stephen "Bobby", b. 04/21/1950 Rosebud, SD, d. 12/22/2014 Rosebud Hospital
SWALLEY, Alexander E., SGT, US Marine Corps, b. 01/21/1930, d. 01/28/2013, KOREA