Mills, an Oglala Lakota Sioux, will meet with FLC students and give a public presentation in the Student Union Ballroom at 6 p.m. The event is free, but tickets are required. Ticket information can be found at www.durangoconcerts.com.
Since winning the gold medal in Tokyo, the Marine Corps veteran co-founded Running Strong for American Indian Youth, which helps young Native Americans find opportunities in life. For his own achievements, Mills was awarded the Presidential Citizens Medal in 2012.
The Fort Lewis Native American Center Speaker series is sponsored by the John and Sophie Ottens Foundation and the FLC Native American Center. For more information, contact Yvonne Bilinski at 970-247-7222.