James graduated from MCTC in 2000 with an architectural drafting and engineering degree. He loved oldies, powwow music, singing, dancing and his native heritage. James was a traditional dancer and attended powwows all over the Midwest. He was adventurous and loved doing new things and was always up for a road trip. In his younger days, he played basketball, football and ran track. He was very artistic, loved to draw and sew his own dance regalia. He loved being around people and dogs. James loved fellowship and hosted parties and potlucks at his place. He had a good sense of humor and was outgoing. People usually left smiling after spending time with him. We honored his request to donate his organs to people in need.