Nick Hernandez is an enrolled tribal member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe. Nick is a Graduate of Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO and Is currently in the Graduate Studies Program for Lakota Leadership and Management at Oglala Lakota College in Kyle, SD. He is the father of one son, Alee Jax. With many years dedicated to gardening and creating self-sufficiency he is now on the pathway to researching, creating and demonstrating a sovereign food system on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.