Cheyenne River Sioux Chairman to Meet with President Obama Today: Will Call for Protection Against the Dakota Access Pipeline

LOS ANGELES – On Tuesday, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe’s Chairman Harold Frazier will meet with President Obama at a private round table event held in Los Angeles. The Chairman will ask the president to protect the rights of the Lakota people, their sacred sites, and waters of the Missouri River. Continue reading

National Congress of American Indians Demands a Halt to the Dakota Access Pipeline

On August 29th, the National Congress of American Indians issued a call to President Obama and the Army Corps of Engineers to halt the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Founded in 1944, the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) is the oldest, largest, and most representative American Indian and Alaska Native organization serving the broad interests of tribal governments and communities. Continue reading