Anna Prieto Sandoval

 

 

 

Age: 76

 

Summary: tribal leader of the Sycuan Band of Mission Indians from 1972 to 1992 who was considered as a pioneer of the Native American gaming movement as she helped to transform a poverty-stricken reservation into a national model of tribal self-sufficiency and later regretted the loss of ancient tribal customs caused by wealth.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications of diabetes

 

Born: May 14, 1934

 

Died: October 28, 2010

 

Location: El Cajon, California