Brad Wagnon is a lifelong resident of the Gideon Community and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He taught Cherokee history, culture, and language at Tahlequah High School in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, for 10 years. Brad currently works for Cherokee Nation Community and Cultural Outreach as a technical assistance specialist. He trains community leaders how to better serve their communities and manage nonprofits. Brad lives in Gideon, Oklahoma, with his wife, Tanya.