Morton, MN—Native Nations Rebuilders Program (cohort 6) - Cheyanne is a citizen of the Lower Sioux Mdewakanton Indian Community and a descendent of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe. She maintains close ties to both cultures and communities. Cheyanne’s role models are her grandparents, Ernest and Vernell Wabasha. Cheyanne earned her degree at the University of New Mexico, where she majored in museum studies and American Indian art history. She currently works for the Lower Sioux Tribal Historic Preservation Office as an assistant site manager for the Lower Sioux Historic Agency. She is the proud mother of an eight-year-old daughter.