Wayne Ducheneaux: Working with Indigenous Governance

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Native Nations Institute
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Wayne Ducheneaux II (Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe) sits down with Native Nations Institute to discuss his array of experiences working for the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and in the work toward helping other Native Nations efforts with indigenous governance. A former Tribal Administrative Officer, serving as a District 4 Council Representative, as well as a two-year term as Vice-Chairman of the Tribe from 2012-2014, Wayne is currently the Exective Director of Naive Governance Center. His valued perespectives share light on what is invloved to engage self-governance for Native communities.

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Native Nations Institute. "Wayne Ducheneaux: Working with Indigenous Governance Interview," Leading Native Nations interview series, Native Nations Institute, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ,  April 21, 2016

Transcript available upon request. Please email: nni@email.arizona.edu

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