Another decision by you, Governor Kristi Noem, has been made without the consent of the Lakota people and has resulted in an embarrassing situation for the state.
It is embarrassing because your actions and decision were done without our consent. Continue reading
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Joins with Allies in People’s Climate March in D.C. and Commits to Long-Term Fight to Resist Threats to Environment Continue reading
Eagle Butte, SD — March 16, 2017 – Yesterday the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe filed an emergency motion for injunction pending appeal in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals to stop the flow of oil in the Dakota Access Pipeline under Lake Oahe while the appeals court considers the Tribe’s challenge pursuant to the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (“RFRA”). Continue reading
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Requests Temporary Restraining Order to DAPL based on the First Amendment to the United States Constitution and the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Continue reading
Earlier today the Army Corps of Engineers (ACoE) sent notice to Congress of the intent to grant an easement to Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). According to the notice the ACoE plans to waive all waiting policies so DAPL can begin in as little as 24 hours. Continue reading