LaDonna Carole BraveBull Allard, 64, Fort Yates, ND, passed away April 10, 2021 at her home. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, April 17, 2021, at the Youth Activity Center with Brother George Maufort officiating. Burial will be in BraveBull Family Cemetery, Cannonball, ND. A Wake service begins at 5:00 PM, Friday, April 16 at the Youth Activity Center. \n\nLaDonna Carole Brave Bull Allard "Tamaka Waste Win" was born on June 8, 1956 in Fort Yates, North Dakota to Valerie Lovejoy Brave Bull and Frank "Punchy" Brave Bull at the old Fort Yates Indian Hospital. She was the oldest child of Frank and Valerie. \n\nLaDonna spent most of her young life with her Grandma Alice West, and Grandma Eva Kuntz. Her Aunts Tootsie, Josie, Marlene, Dorothy and her Uncles Johnny Brave Bull, Porky Lovejoy, Jimmy Lovejoy, Toodles (Robert) Barnes, were also an important part of her life. \n\nLaDonna lived in many places as a child, Fort Yates, ND, Cannon Ball, ND, Little Eagle, SD, Fort Totten, ND, Fort Thompson, SD, Rosebud, SD, Long Beach, CA, Stanford, VT, North Adams, MA, Bennington, VT, Bismarck, ND, Paducah, KY, Longview, TX, Fort Myers Beach, FL, and Spearfish, SD. She attended school in many places, she started college at Standing Rock Community College, Black Hills State College and the University of North Dakota. \n\nLaDonna married Philip C. Hurkes in 1972. They had two sons, William Joseph and Philip Levon Hurkes. She then married Terrance McLaughlin in 1980 and they had two children Freedom Patrick and Prairie Fawn McLaughlin. She met the love of her life, Miles D. Allard, at college. Miles and LaDonna married on August 31, 1990. Miles and LaDonna raised their granddaughter Skye Cante Brave Bull. In LaDonna's early life she worked as a nurse's aide in nursing homes. After college she went to work for the Standing Rock Sioux tribe as the Cultural Resource Planner. Later she helped create the SRST Tribal Historic Preservation Office and the SRST Tourism Office. Her last position at the tribe was as THPO/Section 106 Coordinator. In 2019 she became an official United Nations representative for Indigenous Peoples within the United Nations Economic and Social Council. She also held numerous board member positions throughout her professional career. She taught a class on using Indigenous knowledge with modern technology. She traveled the world as a keynote speaker on Indigenous history and culture. She worked in on major divestment campaigns against the fossil fuel industry. She received many awards throughout her life, such as "Peace Maker Award" from the Peace Action Fund of NY and many more. \n\nShe is survived by her sons William J. Brave Bull (April), Freedom P. McLaughlin, Eric Grey Cloud (Ambrosia), Ian Scotty Halsey (Kodi), Alex Schien (Thea), Shannon Meister (Kelly); daughters, Prairie Fawn McLaughlin and Nikola Allard. Her grandchildren: Skye Cante Brave Bull, Leszek Hurkes, LaTayus Hurkes, Donnie, Joshua, and Wakia Swimmer, Jakob Warnes, Philip, Will, and Myles Brave Bull, Dusty, Jessa, Jace, Kimmila, Bella and Kaylee Halsey, John, Tate'Ohikita, Hepi and Waniya Grey Cloud, and Jesse Meister; her great granddaughters, Kielen and Kashlen; her sisters, Valmarie Kelli Green, Marty Jo Brave Bull, Viann Barrett, Ernestine Ireland, Nola Lopez, Sunny Brave Bull, Carrieth Brave Bull, and Cherrieth Brave Bull; her brothers Charles W. Murphy, Randall Frank Brave Bull, Curtis Brave Bull, Bo John Brave Bull, Scott Brave Bull, Frankie Jay Brave Bull, John Buckley, and David Rodman. \n\nLadonna is preceded in death by her husband Miles D. Allard, grandmother Alice West and parents Valerie and Frank Bravebull, and special Hunka family Danny \\u0026 Patsey Seaboy.