Protect Tribal Health and Safety
Lakota communities, historically threatened at every turn, today face new dangers from environmental racism and COVID-19. We lead and support efforts to keep Lakota communities safe and secure.
Petition to the NCAA and American Pro Sports Leagues
Dear commissioners, team presidents, and NCAA Board of Governors,
I sign onto the movement to bring sporting culture into the 21st century. Specifically, I recognize that it’s time to end the pain caused to Native American communities by outdated and harmful team branding and traditions in sports, and I urge you to take appropriate action.
Making a Difference
Defending tribal COVID Checkpoints
emailed SD Gov. Kristi Noem to protect tribal COVID-19 checkpoints
Recovering from 2019’s bomb cyclones
secured for Oglala Nation flood relief
Protecting Native families during COVID-19
sent emails to the McLaughlin City Council to protect Native families amid the pandemic.
Dispute over South Dakota tribal checkpoints escalates after Gov. Kristi Noem seeks federal help
"Governor Noem's decision to escalate the tension right now over checkpoints doesn't make sense from a public health perspective," Chase Iron Eyes, a spokesman for Oglala Sioux President Julian Bear Runner and lead counsel for the Lakota People's Law Project, said.