Dave Archambault II in an enrolled member of the Oglala Lakota Nation and a citizen of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. He is the Chief Consulting Officer for First Nation Health Care, empowering Tribal Nations through health care. Archambault was the 45th Chairman for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Prior to Chairman, he was employed at United Tribes Technical College as the director of a US Department of Labor workforce grant (TCC DeMaND Workforce), a project that focuses on developing the workforce in Indian Country. Archambault earned his Associates of Science in Marketing, Associates of Arts in Business Administration at Sitting Bull College, a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration at North Dakota State University, a Master’s Degree in Management at University of Mary, and was honored with a Honoris Causa Doctorate of Law Degree from Vermont Law School. Recently, he emerged as a global leader for Indigenous Peoples’ rights as he led his Nation’s opposition to the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
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