Birgil Kills Straight

Member of the Board - In Memoriam

Oglala Lakota

(Note: First Nations mourns Birgil Kills Straight’s passing in February 2019.)

Birgil Kills Straight, or “Tokala Tokeya Ku,” was born September 20, 1940, in Kyle, South Dakota, to William Kills Straight and Lucy White Lance.

For a time, Birgil served on the board of directors of First Nations Development Institute.

Birgil made his journey to the Spirit World on February 10, 2019, at his home in Kyle.