Sean Sherman

Sean Sherman

Sean Sherman was born in 1974 on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota and counts himself as belonging to the Oglala Lakota (a subgroup of the Sioux). In 2014, he founded the indigenous food think tank “The Sioux Chef“, and in 2021 the restaurant Owamni. Sherman lives in Minneapolis.

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