Yankton Sioux Tribe chairman named to federal advisory panel


Robert Cournoyer, chairman of the Yankton Sioux Tribe, will serve on the first tribal advisory committee to the Secretary of Health and Human Services. Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced Monday that Cournoyer will represent the Aberdeen Area of the Indian Health Service on the secretary's Tribal Advisory Committee. Tony Reider, president of the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe, was named that area's alternate.