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A 'monumental first' for the Oglala Sioux


November 25, 2020

Ruben Gonzales, vice president of the Victory Fund, described Alicia Mousseau’s election to the Oglala Sioux Tribe’s office of vice president as a “monumental first.”

Mousseau, elected on Nov. 3, is believed to be the first publicly LGBTQ candidate to win a seat on the tribe’s executive council.

The Victory Fund is an organization that provides funding and support for LGBTQ candidates running for political office.


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