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Orlanda GreyBear

Orlanda “Landee” Grey-Bear, Tasiyagmunka Dowan Wiyan Pi (Singing Meadowlark Woman), 47, died Feb. 29, 2024.

She was born May 8, 1976, in Williston, N.D., to Oral GreyBear, Sr. and Linda Adams. She was raised by her aunt Coretta and uncle Floyd Youngman.

She graduated from Poplar High School in 1994, then moved to Devils Lake, N.D., where she then made her home. She married Jaime Burdick Sr. in 1997. To this union, they had two sons: Jaime Burdick Jr. and Brennen Burdick; and one daughter, Kashaye Burdick. They later divorced, but remained friends. In 2012, she met Montee Nelson and later gave birth to her last baby, Na’Taye Nelson, in 2014.

She enjoyed listening to music and visiting with friends and family. She loved to gamble, play cards, Yahtzee and bingo and loved to watch her daughters dance in the powwows. She also loved to visit with her best friend Stephanie Jetty. Her favorite NFL team was the Dallas Cowboys.

She was employed at various jobs in Spirit Lake. She always traveled back to visit friends and family. She also enjoyed traveling to powwows. She had a very crazy sense of humor, always can make someone smile or laugh. Shee grew up traditional,

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