Chairman Brandon Sazue

Chairman of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe of the Oceti Sakowin, the Great Sioux Nation, Brandon Sazue was elected to his third-term as chairman of the tribe in 2016. A consistent defender of tribal rights and sacred lands, in 2009 Chairman Sazue camped on Crow Creek Sioux land through the depths of winter to prevent the IRS from seizing some 7,100 tribal acres. He was on the frontlines during the DAPL resistance at Standing Rock.

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