Dirk Whitebreast

Dirk Whitebreast, a member of the Sac & Fox of the Mississippi (Meskwaki Nation). In 2003, following the tragic suicide of his sister Darcy Jo Keahna, Dirk decided to take control of his life and become a healthier, stronger leader or his family, tribe and all of Indian Country. Dirk is an avid runner and in 2011 he ran 10 marathons in 30 days. He took the challenge of running 262 miles to both honor his sister and promote the Center for Native American Youth’s mission to bring awareness to Native youth suicide.