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Executive Director, Thunder Valley CDC

Tatewin Means

Sisseton Wahpeton Dakota/Oglala Lakota

Tatewin Means (Sisseton Wahpeton Dakota/Oglala Lakota) is the Executive Director of Thunder Valley CDC. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental engineering from Stanford University, a law degree from the University of Minnesota, and a Master of Arts degree in Lakota Leadership and Management from the Oglala Lakota College. Means is also a mother, and formerly served as the attorney general for the Oglala Sioux Tribe from 2012-2017.

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