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Lewis Gwin

November 28, 1956 — August 1, 2022

Mandaree

Lewis Gwin, 65, of Mandaree, passed away August 1, 2022.   Private services will be held.

TBOR Gwin for Chairman 2022
Professional Experience in support of my candidacy for TAT Chairman 2022.

I have been an assertive and at times aggressive advocate for the rights of Indigenous Peoples for over 35 years.

A very brief chronological overview of the many positions I've held.
I was appointed by the Governor of North Dkota to serve as the First Indian Youth Representative for our state and our Tribal Nations. I actively participated in the drafting and passage of the first state liquor tax rebate to the Tribes.

Years later I went to law school studied federal Indian law; international Indigenous Peoples Law. After earning my Juris Doctor (JD), I went on to earn my Masters In Environmental Law. I would later have the privilege of Teaching at the Law School level. While here I helped to establish the Masters Program First Nations Environmental Law Fellowship.
I actively participated at the United Nations in New York City, NY and in Geneva Switzerland and founded Adi Nuawacash, a program recovering youth of Ft. Berthold. 

Before law school, I earned my Masters in Education. I taught at the University level. I was one of the founding members who built the Five College Indian Studies Program for the prestigious Five Colleges.

I have held executive level posts while working for our sister nation tribes. Including serving as Executive Director/CEO.

I have served as the Executive Director of non-profit organizations. In one instance I was able to bring a failing, about to be shuttered organization back from the abyss. 

This is just a snapshot of my experience over the course of these past 35 plus years.

I am ready to aggressively Represent the Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish on September 20, 2022. Why wait for November, Right?

PLEASE join our TBOR - Gwin for TAT Chairman 2022 campaign.
The votes of you and your adult children will help us make history on Primary Day September 20th

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