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Beatrice (Bea) Vivian Graham

March 8, 2014 • Obituaries

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Beatrice (Bea) Vivian Graham was born February 8, 1915 to Hazen and Cecilia on the Flandreau Santee Sioux Reservation in South Dakota. She graduated from Flandreau Indian Boarding School when she was 18 and went on to attend Haskell Indian Vocational School for 2 years learning secretarial skills. Upon graduating in 1935, she got a job working for the Department of the Interior, Indian Service, Flandreau Indian School where she remained until 1942 when she moved to Sacaton, Arizona and began working for the Pima Indian Agency. In 1943 she moved to Washington, D.C. where she worked for various government agencies. She lived abroad for almost two years in Login to read more

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