Renae Bull Chief
Renae Darnelle Bull Chief, 39, died June 29, 2023, in Poplar, Montana.
She was born Feb. 18, 1984, to Timilyn Russell and Marvin Bull Chief II in Wolf Point. She grew up in Frazer and Wolf Point and later in Poplar.
She met Leland Bullhead in the early 2000s and, from this union, they had Tayawn, Kiari, Lalina, Jah-Kye, Matheau and Zaviure Bullhead. They parted ways and she moved back to Poplar and her daughter, Anissa Bull Chief, was born Oct. 19, 2020.
In her younger years, she was a fancy shawl dancer and became Poplar Indian Days Princess. She also held a few small jobs at McDonald’s, Tande’s, Tribal Express and, for a brief time, she a part of the free phones at the Poplar Cultural Center.
She is survived by her children, Tayawn, Kiari, Lalina, Jah-Kye, Matheau, Zaviure Bull Head and Anissa Bull Chief; husband, Leland Bullhead; brothers, Marvin “Jason” Bull Chief III and Quentin Bull Chief; step-brothers, Kyle Youngman and Darris Red Eagle; grandmothers, Florence Fourstar and Rodney Miller, Jana (Marty) Cloke-Moore, Madonna McConell-LaRoque, Marva