Indianz.Com > COVID-19 > COLUMN: Tribes have full legal authority to use checkpoints to safeguard health
Posted: May 13, 2020

Citizens of the Oglala Sioux Tribe man a checkpoint on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota on May 10, 2020. Photo courtesy Anna Halverson

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem should commend the recent checkpoints implemented by Native American tribes to protect their nations from a COVID-19 outbreak, not condemn them with threats of legal action.


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