Dr. Tom EiseltProducer-director, Co-founder with Lyle Rustad of Diversity Productions,
MAJOR CULTURAL ADVISORS
Mike Hotaine Former Chief, Sioux Valley Dakota Reserve, Manitoba! Internationally (Canada & US) Renown Pow-Wow Master of Ceremonies, Dakota historian & culture/language teacher.
Daniel Pierce BerginProducer-Director Twin Cities Public Television
Dr. William CrozierRetired Chair, History Department, St. Marys University, Winona; board member/ historian, Winona Historical Society
Jerry Dearly Oglala Lakota, popular pow-wow MC; secondary cultural teacher, St. Paul Public Schools
Dr. Gwen GriffinProfessor Dept of English, Minnesota State University-Mankato; Dakota writer/ consultant, SWST enrolled member
Marcie (Taylor) HalfeSocial Worker/ Dakota advisor & Granddaughter of Eli Taylor, Sioux Valley Dakota Reserve, Manitoba, Canada
Robin HickmanIndependent producer of HBO special, The Gordon Parks Story; former executive producer at KTCA-TV, St. Paul
David LarsonMankato State University, Native American Studies Director. Dakota historian & Spirtual leader,Wapasha descendant; former Chairman, Lower Sioux Tribal Council, Morton, MN
Dr. Eldon LawrenceDakota historian & author, former President, Sisseton/Wahpeton Tribal College, Agency Village, SD
SkipLongieDakota elder & historian, DF Senior Cultural Advisor, former Spirit Lake Dakota Nation Tribal Chairman, Fort Totten, ND
Tim Longie (In Memory of)Dakota elder advisor/historian, Member and former Chairman, Spirit Lake Tribal Council, Ft. Totten, North Dakota
Kenneth Lohnes Spirit Lake Casino Manager, Ft. Totten Children and DayCare Council, Chr., past SL. TERO Chair.
Virginia MasFormer Sisseton-Wahpeton Tribal Council member, Elder advisor and Dakota language teacher, Agency Village, South Dakota
Frank McKayDakota historian, former Chief, Sioux Valley Dakota Tribal Council, Retired Police Chief of Dakota/Ojibwe joint Police Department, Manitoba, Canada.
Mark Peterson Director, Winona County Historic Society
Doris Pratt Dakota language and Cultural teacher, Sioux Valley Dakota Reserve, Manitoba
Ed Red OwlDF Dakota Cultural Advisor &Historian, Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux Tribal planner and grant writer/consultant
Mike SelvageCurrently serving in 2nd term as SWST Tribal Chair,former Sisseton-Wahpeton Tribal Council member &former Tribal Gaming Commissioner. DF Cultural Historian & Advisor!
Albert Taylor Historian, Dakota language teacher, Sioux Valley Reserve, Manitoba
Jake Thompson Former Sisseton-Wahpeton Tribal Council, Historian and educator @ SWST Schools, Agency Village, South Dakota
Robert Bone (In Tribute to)Long time DF friend & Cultural Advisor. Served as three term Sioux Valley Tribal Chief & 14 years as CouncilmanandMedical Director ofSioux Valley Clinic. (Manitoba) Click Here To See Robert Bone's Page.
Rodney Steiner(In Tribute to) Wabasha family Historian & Spokesperson, born & enrolled at Santee Dakota Reservation (Neb.) Longtime DF Sr. Cultural Advisor, was major inspiration for Diversity's Dakota Outreach & Reconciliation. Click Here To See Rod Steiner's Page.