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Priscilla Freeman Jacobs led the Waccamaw-Siouan, a state recognized American Indian tribe, from 1986 to 2005. She is the first woman to hold the position of chief in her tribe in the 20th-century and is the first tribal woman to become a minister. Lerch discusses Jacobs' role as tribal chief. Deciding not to seek reelection as chief in 2005, Jacobs now serves as pastor of the Life Changing Community Church in Riegelwood.