- Created on Saturday, 25 June 2016 00:00
- Written by NICC
SANTEE, NE –The Ultimate Warriorz Con-test was held Saturday, June 25 during the Santee Pow Wow. The Sacred Horse Society, Nebraska Indian Community College, and the Santee Sioux Nation sponsored the event.
Five challenges of riding a horse, shooting an arrow with a bow, carrying heavy weight, building a tipi and singing a song composed the obstacle course. All to be completed with a partner. “The obstacle course represents all the obstacles there are in life,” stated Jim Hallum.
The winners of the contest were Perry Little, Marty, S.D. and Dena James, San-tee. Cash prizes were awarded through fifth place.
“We all have had people in our lives who were Ultimate Warriors, whether they be parents or grandparents, and they did these very challenges in their walks of live, and we, the Sunka Wakan Okodakiciye Kim or The Sacred Horse Society wish to provide that way of life for our children and our future,” Hallum said.