District 6 

Tribal Council Representative (2)

Tuffy Thompson 

Ronald Rousseau

District Council 

Amber LeBeau - District Council Chairman

 

Communities Represented by District 6

White Horse

Ridgeview

La Plant

Promise 

Blackfoot

Agency/ Swift Bird 


WHITE HORSE: 

White Horse was named after the Lakota headman, White Horse. 

RIDGEVIEW: 

LA PLANT: 

La Plant was named after Fred La Plant, a well-known half-breed Lakota who operated a large livestock ranch about five miles west of the town of Virgin Creek.

PROMISE:

Promise was named for an early Lakota Episcopal minister whose name Wahoyapi, meaning "once called.” But which was translated by an interpreter as Promise.

BLACKFOOT: 

This community was named after one of the four Lakota bands that were in the area of the reservation and located at the far northeast corner.

AGENCY/SWIFTBIRD: 

Swift Bird was named after the Lakota headman, Swift Bird. The community sits on a bluff about 2 miles from the Old Agency. The Old Cheyenne River Agency along the Missouri River was flooded in 1958 by the Oahe Dam.

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