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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; Secretary and Treasurer elected for a term of two years. 

GOVERNMENT

For the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Council Members, one Council Representative is elected, at-large, for a term of up to three years to represent one of the 20 communities of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe. The communities that are recognized in the Tribal Constitution are: Antelope, Black Pipe, Bull Creek, Butte Creek, Corn Creek, Grass Mountain, He Dog, Ideal, Milk's Camp, Okreek, Parmelee, Ring Thunder, Rosebud, St. Francis, Soldier Creek, Spring Creek, Swift Bear, Two Strike, Upper Cut Meat.

The RST Council is empowered by the Constitution to, among other powers:

  1. Negotiate with Federal, state and local authorities on matters concerning the Tribe.

  2. Acquire land and property for use by the Tribe.

  3. Advise the United States Secretary of the Interior on Congressional matters and budgets affecting the Tribe.

  4. Levy taxes and conduct trade.

  5. Pass and enforce laws for public safety.

  6. Foster cultural celebration and preservation of the Sicangu Lakota Oyate.

RST Tribal Officers

President

Vice-President

Treasurer

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Scott

Herman

STAFF:

  • Kristen Thin Elk, Exec. Admin. Asst.

  • Roger Crow Eagle, Sr., Community Liaison

  • Travis Jensen, Chief of Staff

  • Leonna Black Bear, Office Manager

  • Dolores Barron, Admin. Asst.

  • ​Eleanor Larvie, Receptionist

Email: Scott.herman@rst-nsn.gov

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William Kindle

STAFF:

  • Wilma Robertson, Office Manager

  • Angie Fast Horse, Comm. Support Spec.

Email: willie.kindle@rst-nsn.gov

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Louis "Wayne" Boyd

STAFF:

 

  • Brenda Antoine, Sr. Accountant

  • Elaun Claymore, T.E.L.P Admin

  • Taeler Burnette, Secretary

Email: wayne.boyd@rst-nsn.gov

Secretary

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Nicole Marshall

STAFF:

 

  • Allyson Wright, Comm. Sec.

  • Linda Marshall, Comm. Sec.

  • Kim Beck, Comm. Sec.

  • Laura Moore, Comm. Sec.

Email: nicole.marshall@rst-nsn.gov

Tribal Council Representatives

Antelope

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Jordan Rahn

PO Box 181 Mission, SD

Cell: 605.319.0592

Email: jordan.rahn@rst-nsn.gov

Black Pipe

Chris Eagle Bear

PO Box 21 - Norris, SD

Cell: 605.319-8018

Email: chris.eaglebear@rst-nsn.gov ​

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Bull creek

Lisa White Pipe

524 E 6th St - Gregory, SD

Cell: 605.319.9293

Email: lwhitepipe@rst-nsn.gov ​

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Butte Creek

Vacant

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Corn creek

Grass Mountain

He Dog

Horse Creek

Stanley Wooden Knife

PO Box 83, Norris, SD

Cell: 605.218.1105

Email: stanley.woodenknife@rst-nsn.gov

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Michelle Traversie

PO Box 1200, Mission, SD 

Cell: 605.319.1072

Email: michelle.traversie@rst-nsn.gov

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Micah Lunderman

PO Box 396, Parmelee, SD

Cell: 605.218.1050

Email:micah.lunderman@rst-nsn.gov

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Fremont Fallis

PO Box 20, White River, SD

Cell: 605.259.3279

Email: fremont.fallis@rst-nsn.gov

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Milk's Camp

Okreek

Parmelee

Ring Thunder

William Marshall

422 Felton Ave, Gregory, SD

Cell: 605.319.6802

Email: william.marshall@rst-nsn.gov

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Wayne Frederick

27853 292 Ave, Winner, SD

Cell: 605.319.6801

Email: wayne.frederick@rst-nsn.gov

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Emily Boyd-Valandra

PO Box 191, Parmelee, SD

Cell: 605.319.0356

Email: emily.boyd-valandra@rst-nsn.gov ​

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Martha Blue Thunder

PO Box 864 Mission, SD

Cell: 605.319.1658

Email: Martha.bluethunder@rst-nsn.gov ​

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Rosebud

St. Francis

Soldier Creek

Spring Creek

Shere Wright

PO Box 203 Rosebud, SD

Cell: 605.319.1241

Email: shere.plank@rst-nsn.gov

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Raymond Crow Eagle

PO Box 405,St. Francis, SD

Cell: 605.319.8775

Email: rcroweagle@rst-nsn.gov ​

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Kathleen Wooden Knife

PO Box 941, Mission, SD

Cell: 605.319.1084

Email:kathleen.woodenknife@rst-nsn.gov

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Lila Kills In Sight

PO Box 854, Rosebud, SD

Cell:

Email: lila.kis@rst-nsn.gov

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Swift Bear

Two Strike

Uppercut Meat

Ideal

Dera Iyotte

PO Box 71, White River, SD

Cell: 605.218.1002

Email: dera.iyotte@rst-nsn.gov

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Ben Black Bear III

PO Box 914, Rosebud, SD

Cell: 605.319.6402

Email:ben.blackbearIII@rst-nsn.gov

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Dwight D. Spotted Tail

PO Box 212, Rosebud, SD

Cell: 605.319.0965

Email: Dwight.spottedtail@rst-nsn.gov ​

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Charles Dubray Jr.

PO Box 222, Winner, SD

Cell: 605.319.1926

Email:charles.dubrayjr@rst-nsn.gov

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RST Community Presidents

ANTELOPE

Melinda Yellow Eagle

PO Box 692

Mission, SD 57555

Comm. Ctr.: 605-856-4424

Work Phone: 605-747-2371

BLACK PIPE

Marla Ferguson

24843 274th St.

Norris, SD 57560

Cell: 605-441-6090

Home: 605-462-6600

BULL CREEK

Trisha Chasing Hawk

104 Fox Ln. Unit 183

Bonesteel, SD 

Cell: 605-350-6000

BUTTE CREEK

Michelle Montez

PO Box 385

Wood, SD 57585

Cell: 605-863-0754

CORN CREEK (Acting)

Alberta Old Lodge 

PO Box 151

Norris, SD 57560

Cell: 605-828-6740

GRASS MOUNTAIN

Vanessa Red Hawk Thompson

PO Box 563

St. Francis, SD 57572

Cell: 605-319-6048

HE DOG

Richard "Tuffy" Lunderman

PO Box 1003

Mission, SD 57555

Cell: 605-319-0668

HORSE CREEK

Rachel Antoine

PO Box 155

White River, SD 57579

Cell: 605-319-1197

IDEAL

Rachel Andrews

27709 310th St.

Winner, SD 57580

Cell: 605-841-1970

MILKS CAMP

Charles Bull Bear

30120 352nd Ave.

Herrick, SD 57538

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OKREEK

Milani Night Pipe

PO Box 141

Okreek, SD 57563

Cell: 605-319-1257

PARMELEE

Melvin Shot With Two Arrows

PO Box 189

Parmelee, SD 57566

Cell: 605-319-8304

RING THUNDER

Angel Eagle Cloud

PO Box 1066

Mission, SD 57555

Home: 605-856-2988

Cell: 605-319-6371

ROSEBUD

Luellen Wright

PO Box 434

Rosebud, SD 57570

Cell: 605-828-0033

SOLDIER CREEK

Rhonda Black Lance-Meek

PO Box 583

Mission, SD 57555

Cell: 605-319-6168

SPRING CREEK

Verlyn C. Walking Eagle

233 W. Red Bird St.

St. Francis, SD 57572

Phone: 605-747-2208

ST. FRANCIS

Johanna M. Brave

PO Box 523

St. Francis, SD 57572

Home: 605-747-2421

Cell: 605-545-3183

SWIFT BEAR

Robert Becker

PO Box 423

White River, SD 57579

Home: 605-259-3019

Cell: 605-828-8353

TWO STRIKE

Wendy Black Tail Deer-Medely

PO Box 220

St. Francis, SD 57572

Cell: 605-828-0918

UPPER CUT MEAT

Mary Standing Elk

PO Box 212

Rosebud, SD 57570

Home: 605-747-4312

Cell: 605-828-6905

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