Program Facilitators

Carolyn Rittenhouse: Program Founder and Coordinator of Lakota Immersion Program. Serves as Department Secretary for Millersville University Foreign Language Department since September 1989. A member of the Cheyenne River Sioux (Lakota) Tribe of Eagle Butte, South Dakota. Co-directs Sports Camp at Tiospaye Topa High School. Has presented on Native American history, Lakota life and culture at the National Museum of the American Indian, Annual Conference of the Pennsylvania Women's Commission, North Museum of Lancaster, and various Millersville University classes and local organizations. Served on the one-time, first-ever Carlisle Indian Industrial School (1789-1918) Powwow Committee in May 2000. Continues to be active in coaching local recreational basketball, volleyball and baseball teams. Phone: 872-3740