Tribal Council Representative
Anita Washburn - District Council Chairwoman
Anita Washburn - District Council Secretary
Communities Represented by District 3
Bridger was named after Bridger Creek. The creek was named for Jim Bridger, a famous frontier scout, and trader.
Takini means "survivor" and was named for the survivors of the Wounded Knee Massacre who returned to
Cheyenne River reservation at Bridger.
Cherry Creek lays claims to being the oldest continuously inhabited the place in South Dakota. The area received its names from the abundance of wild cherries, plums, gooseberries and currants along the banks of the creek.