Oglala Sioux Tribe president’s spokesman responds to South Dakota Governor Noem’s escalation of checkpoint issue

Pine Ridge – May 22, 2020 – On Wednesday, South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem escalated her fued with the Oglala and Cheyenne River Sioux Tribes. She announced that her team is investigating tribal checkpoints meant to protect the reservations from COVID-19 and that’s she’s asking President Trump to help resolve the issue. Continue reading

Court temporarily blocks law that restricts Indigenous voting rights

Montana – May 22, 2020, Yellowstone County District Court has issued a temporary restraining order blocking a state law that severely restricts Indigenous people’s right to vote. The action means the law is blocked pending the outcome of a hearing scheduled for May 29. The primary is June 2. Continue reading