2024 Native American 40 Under 40 Class Recognized

Left to Right – PBPN Tribal Council Member William Evans, PBPN Tribal Council Vice-Chairman Zach Pahmahmie, PBPN Member Stephanie “Pyet” DeSpain (Chef Pyet), PBPN Tribal Council Member Ronald “Tony” Wahweotten, Jr., and PBPN Tribal Council Treasurer Wade Pahmahmie pause for a photo during the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED) 2024 Reservation Economic Summit recently held at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV.

Chef Pyet was recognized as one member of the 2024 Native American 40 Under 40 Class during the event. Winners of this recognition are nominated by members of their communities, this prestigious award is bestowed upon American Indians (including Canadian First Nations), Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians who are under the age of 40 and have demonstrated leadership, initiative, and dedication while making significant contributions in their professions and communities.