Vince Beyl – Emcee
Vince is an enrolled member of the White Earth Nation Ojibway Tribe of Minnesota and recently retired after 28 years as the Director of Indian Education in the Bemidji Public Schools. He is a United States Marine Corps veteran who served in Vietnam from 1970-1971.
Before picking up the mic and announcing, he was a traditional dancer who competed and traveled to many champion powwows throughout the US and Canada. As an educator, Vince has had the great honor and privilege to work with American Indians of all ages in promoting educational opportunities, personal enhancement, and spiritual growth among Native students.