PINE RIDGE (AP) - The new leader of the Oglala Sioux tribe is no stranger to the position.

The Rapid City Journal reports that residents of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation on Tuesday elected John Yellow Bird Steele as chairman for the next two years.

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Yellow Bird Steele returns to the leadership role he has held six previous times, beginning in 1992. He lost the presidency in 2012 to Bryan Brewer, the man he defeated Tuesday.