Patricia Withorne

Professional Mentor “Relative”

Patricia Withorne (She/Her) is an enrolled member of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota Oyate. She is an avid Seamstress and Beadworker, creating ribbonskirts and regalia for Wacipi (Pow-wows). She has one son, Talan Wambdi, whom she enjoys spending time with at home or at traditional Ceremonies or Wacipi and playing with their beloved dog, Gizmo. She enjoys working with youth and incorporating her traditional Dakota knowledge and traditions. Nina Pidamayaye! (Thank you very much).