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Sioux tribe rejects South Dakota governor request to remove Covid-19 checkpoints

 


(CNN) - The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe has rejected an ultimatum by South Dakota's governor to remove checkpoints on state highways within tribal reservations or risk legal action.

Gov. Kristi Noem sent letters Friday to the leaders of both the Oglala Sioux Tribe and the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe demanding that checkpoints designed to prevent the spread of coronavirus on tribal land be removed, the governor's office said in a statement.

https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/09/us/south-dakota-sioux-tribes/index.html


 

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