Posted: December 30th, 2020


LEONA ROSLYN BLACK PLUME (WHITE MAN) “Kootonakii – Kootenay Woman” passed away in Lethbridge on December 20, 2020 at the age of 24 years.

A viewing will be held at the Legacy Funeral Home, in Cardston on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. with a Family Service to follow at 11:00 a.m. (Due to to COVID-19 – A limit of 10 people will be allowed in the building at a time.)

She was survived by her grandma Ramona White Man, her son Kenddrick Shouting, siblings Deanna (Randell), Ace (Sheree), Keenan, Micheal and Mariyah Black Plume

Leona attended Kainai, Levern school. Leona was employed at various places doing cleaning, housekeeping and odd jobs on the Rez.

Leona was very artistic and creative. She liked to cook, specialized in beading and art work. She met new friends from all over and she was a friendly hard worker. Through her love of music during her younger years, it gave Leona the opportunity to sing with Olivia Tailfeathers and the Grass Root Singers.

Leona was very humble, quiet, friendly and generous, especially towards her siblings. Leona has many friends all over in Moses Lake. She comes from a large extended family such as Black Plume’s, Calf, Sun Walk, Many Bears, Scalplock, Sleigh, White Elks and White Eagle from Siksika Nation, White man, Healy, White Bull, Old Person, Heavy Runner, Davis, Gladstone, Hind Bull, Spotted Bulls, Mountain Horse and Across The Mountain, Big Sorell Horse, Creightons, Wolf Childs, and Birds to mention.

Leona was predeceased by her parents, Tama White Man (Black Plume) and Marvin Bird. Brothers, Richard Jr. White Man (Black Plume), Darcy Black Plume, Daynin Healy, Lesly Ann and Myron Wolf Child. Grandfather Reggie Black Plume, Grandmother Bella Wolf Child and Virginia Big Sorrell Horse and Leona White Man (Calf), and Grandfather Ricky White Man Sr.

Survived by Great Grandfather Reggie White Man, Aunties Gloria (Randy Jim), Margaret Across the Mountain, (Ron) Mary Ann Shouting Across The Mountain, Uncles James, Norbert, Joe Across The Mountain, Robert and Rita Calf, Melvin and Christine White man, Patrick White Man and Auntie Linda and Greg Fox, and Auntie Mary Rose Many Chief, Aunties Noreen, Trina, Hope, Donna and Uncle Elden, Jimmy Black Plume.

The family apologizes if any names are missed.

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