Dave Archambault, Sr. (Lakota) is best known as “the Indian School Whisperer,” and is also known as Joe Bucking Horse (The Ol’ Bull Legged One). He has been a voice for future generations by advocating empowerment schooling models for Indian learners of all ages. Mr. Archambault is a writer for Indian Country Media Network, where he has written extensively on the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline. He earned a Master’s degree from Penn State and has headed the American Indian Higher Education Consortium, American Indian College Fund, Sitting Bull College, with experience as Tribal Councilman, School Superintendent and Principal. He currently sits on a BIE grant school board, and is the Chairman of the Board for the American Indian Business Leaders organization. He was selected as the National Indian Education Association’s “Elder of the Year” in 2016.
In his empowering keynote address on The Tribal Secretary as Warrior, Mr. Archambault will use humor and insight to explore how you can use 7 key traditional values to guide you in the modern tribal workplace and beyond. You’ll learn the difference between what it means to be successful, and what it means to be significant, and discover how to apply balance in your life. Come ready to be inspired to live your life with the vigor and spirit of a warrior!