Oglala Sioux Nation to South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem: ‘You’re Not Welcome’

Nicole Rojas
May 9, 2019 - 5:00

The Oglala Sioux Tribe told South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem that she is not welcomed to visit their reservation after signing two bills that regulate protests over the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. In a letter on May 2, tribe President Julian Bear Runner told the Republican governor that she is “not welcome” on the Pine Ridge Reservation until she rescinds her support for SB 189 and SB 190. The state laws were designed to prevent any protests that might hinder the construction of the pipeline,

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