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Russell Means, Fire Thunder to debate in Pine Ridge

The first debate between the candidates for president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota will be held today.

Cecelia Fire Thunder, a tribal activist and former nurse, will face Russell Means, actor and activist, in the tribe's November 2 election. Both promise major changes, including greater accountability, if elected.

Fire Thunder would be the tribe's first female president. Means has sought tribal office in the past.

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Tribal candidates to hold first debate Monday (The Rapid City Journal 10/16)

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