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Rodney M. Bordeaux
Tribal President


Scott Herman is from Antelope Community. Parent's are the late Parnell Herman Sr. and Sally Cooper-Herman. Scott has four brothers, Mike, Danny, Jason, and the late Parnell Herman Jr. He has two children Kellan who is 20 years old and is a Junior in college, and Kelsie is 13 and in the 8th grade.


Scott was a Council Rep for Antelope Community and served for 4 terms, and was a School Administrator for 4 years. He has a Master's Degree in Administration and a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education.

Phone: (605) 747-2381 Ext. 210

Fax - (605) 747-5536

Scott Herman
Tribal Vice-President


Stephan Denoyer, III

RST Treasurer


Wayne Boyd

RST Secretary

Sergent In Arms

Edward Clairmont

RST Sergent in Arms


Horse Creek

Robert Rattling Leaf

229 Eagle Dog Street 
White River SD 57579


Lenard "Shadow" Wright 

P.O. Box 780

Mission, SD 57555

Numbers: (605) 319-1787

(605) 747-2928

Grass Mountain

Rita Means

P.O. Box 398
Rosebud, SD 57555 
Numbers: 605-319-1224

     The Government of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe is comprised of one legislative body, the Rosebud Sioux Tribal Council, currently made up of 24 elected positions, four officers (President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer) and 20 council representatives. The four officers are elected

at-large by enrolled tribal members living on the reservation in staggered terms; President and Vice-President elected for a term of three years and the Secretary and Treasurer elected for a term of two years. One Council Representative is elected, at-large, for terms of three years to represent one of the 20 communities of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe. The communities recognized in the Tribal Constitution are: Antelope, Black Pipe, Bull Creek, Butte Creek, Corn Creek, Grass Mountain, He Dog, Horse Creek, Ideal, Milk's Camp, Okreek, Parmelee, Ring Thunder, Rosebud, St. Francis, Soldier Creek, Spring Creek, Swift Bear, Two Strike and Upper Cut Meat. The RST Council is empowered by the Constitution to, among other powers: Negotiate with Federal, state and local authorities on matters concerning the Tribe; Acquire land and property for use by the Tribe; Advise the United States Secretary of the Interior on Congressional matters and budgets affecting the Tribe; Levy taxes and conduct trade; Pass and enforce laws for public safety, and; Foster cultural celebration and preservation of the Sicangu Lakota Oyate.


Totes Waln

P.O. Box 985 
Mission SD 57555 

Butte Creek

C. Steve Brave

P.O. Box 425
Wood, SD 57585 

Corn Creek

Arlene R. Black Bear

P.O. Box 83
Norris SD 57560 
Numbers: 605-319-1587

He Dog

Clifford “Chums” Lafferty

PO Box 264 
Parmelee SD 57566 

St. Francis

Sharon L. Swift

PO Box 19 
St Francis SD 57572  

Upper Cut Meat

Lester Kills the Enemy

P.O. Box 363

 Parmelee, SD 57566 

Numbers: 605-319-1462

Swift Bear

James Leader Charge

P.O. Box 76 
White River, SD 57579  
Numbers: 605-319-1359

Ring Thunder

Martha Blue Thunder

PO Box 836
Rosebud SD 57570 

Soldier Creek

Kathleen Wooden Knife

PO Box 941 
Mission SD 57555 
Numbers: 605-747-2057 

Two Strike

Richard "Smokey" Whipple

PO Box 426 
Rosebud SD 57580
Numbers: 605-828-0846


Steve DeNoyer

P.O Box 173  
Winner SD 57580 
Numbers: 605-828-1266

Milks Camp

Byron Andrews

29858 358th Ave
Bonesteel, SD 57317 
Numbers:  (605) 441-9855

Black Pipe

Russell Eagle Bear

PO Box 22 
Norris, SD 57560  
Numbers: 605-441-9884

Bull Creek

Lisa White Pipe

524 E. 6th Street
Gregory SD 57533 
Numbers: 605-208-2122

Spring Creek

Lila Kills In Sight 

P.O. Box 854
Rosebud 57580 
Numbers: 605-747-5217 


Eileen Shot

PO Box 303 
Rosebud SD 57566 
Numbers: 605-828-1337


Shizue LaPointe

648 W. 4th St.
Winner SD 57580 
Numbers: 605-842-1227


Mon - Fri: 8:00am - 5:00 pm

The Rosebud Indian Reservation (RIR) is an Indian reservation in South Dakota, United States. It is the home of the federally recognized Sicangu Oyate
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