Fort Yates, ND—Native Nations Rebuilders Program (cohort 6) - Chad Harrison was born and raised in Fort Yates, North Dakota, on the Standing Rock Reservation. Following high school, Chad attended the University of Notre Dame, graduating with an English degree in 1995. Returning home to Fort Yates, he taught writing and speech classes at Sitting Bull College. Over the next 16 years at the College, Chad developed a passion for empowering the people of Standing Rock through education and knowledge. Chad currently works for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe as the tribal planner. His hope is to help provide opportunities for the people of the tribe to bring their ideas into reality. Chad is the proud father of a twelve-year-old daughter, Kendyl.