Indianz.Com > COVID-19 > Pollen Nation Magazine: Protecting Our Borders v. Gov. Noem’s 48-hour Order to Reopen Reservations (Part 1)
Posted: May 16, 2020

In our episode “Staying Safe, Protecting our Borders,” we’ll look at the demand made by Republican South Dakota Gov. Noem to the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and the Oglala Sioux Tribe to stop take down their COVID-19 checkpoints on state highways that cross their reservations within 48-hours. What does this mean for tribal sovereignty and is Gov. Noem using this to increase her profile on the national stage?

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