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.
Kristi Noem: Protect the People of South Dakota!
Sign our petition to SD Gov. Kristi Noem telling her to take the COVID-19 pandemic seriously by enforcing a mask mandate and other basic safety measures now. It's time to save lives instead of taking them.
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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.