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Margaret “Peggy” Nagel was born into the Chippewa Cree Tribe of Montana’s Rocky Boy Indian Reservation on July 5, 1953. She was a third-generation of the original members of her tribe. She was working on a Doctoral Degree from the University of Washington, at the time of her death in December of 1994.

In 1983, Peggy along with the Tribal Elders and other educational leaders of her tribe, founded Stone Child College – a long time dream of the Chippewa Cree people. Peggy was the founding President of Stone Child College and served as President until her death.

Scholarship Criteria: Student must be a sophomore or higher, Native American enrolled full time at a college of their choice. Student must have 3.0 Grade Point Average (G.P.A.).

For more information about the Peggy Nagel Memorial Scholarship Fund, contact Mike Ley or Ivy Meyers at 406-395-4313.