American Indian Alumni Social to Kick Off Homecoming Weekend

September 17, 2014

MISSOULA — The American Indian Alumni Social for the University of Montana is set for homecoming weekend, on Friday, Sept. 26. The social gathering will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Bonnie HeavyRunner Gathering Place in The Payne Family Native American Center.

The social promises an evening of reconnection and socialization with fellow Native Griz alumni. It will feature a welcome from the American Indian Alumni Group Committee, as well as a tour of the Payne Center’s recently finished Elouise Cobell Land and Culture Institute. Light hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar also will be available for attendees.  

The UM American Indian Alumni Group was formed in the summer of 2003 and helps alumni stay connected to UM by organizing a number of social events for indigenous graduates throughout the year. 


Contact: Wilena Old Person, group coordinator, American Indian Alumni Group Social, 406-243-4097,