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Oglala Sioux Tribe to choose leader on Nov. 6

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PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) - Residents of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation will choose a leader in the Nov. 6 general election.

Incumbent Oglala Sioux Tribe President John Yellow Bird Steele is facing Bryan Brewer. The Rapid City Journal reports that Brewer is a retired educator and president of the annual Lakota Nation Invitational sports tournaments in Rapid City.

Brewer and Yellow Bird Steele were the top two vote-getters in the tribe's primary election, which featured 10 candidates. Brewer received 864 votes and Yellow Bird Steele 758 in the primary.









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