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Oglala Lakota County
South Dakota has a long and troubled history of disenfranchising Native voters.
Tim Giago
Every Lakota knows where we have been and now we are struggling to find out where we are going.
Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland
Secretary Deb Haaland is moving quickly to roll back negative policies as the Biden administration seeks to restore the nation-to-nation relationship with tribes and uphold the federal government’s trust and treaty obligations.
kirkfrancis
“Our homelands are essential to the exercise of Tribal sovereignty, cultural identity, and the foundations of our economies,” said USET SPF President Kirk Francis.
raulgrijalva
“Tribal communities around the country just want the same transparency and legal equity many of us so often take for granted, and today’s steps are a big part of granting those reasonable requests,” said Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Arizona), chair of the House Committee on Natural Resources.
debhaaland
“At Interior, we have an obligation to work with Tribes to protect their lands and ensure that each Tribe has a homeland where its citizens can live together and lead safe and fulfilling lives,” said Secretary Deb Haaland.
bearsearsbuttestimpeterson
From re-examining the boundaries of the Bears Ears National Monument to helping tribal nations restore their homelands, the Joe Biden administration will hit the ground running.
campmniluzahan
Lakota people are falling through the cracks due to lack of understanding on all sides.
pineridgeagency
On and around the Pine Ridge Reservation, we cope endlessly with racial intolerance.
oglalasioux
We have living conditions that hinder our desire to be treated with dignity and to be governed equitably or even to be truly self-governing.
ocetisakowin
We as Native people have a humongous task of relearning our cultural teachings.
northerncheyennetribecapitol
Some tribal governments are a manifestation of colonialism, whereby those who play the game (elected officials, federal and tribal employees) often stand to reap personal financial gain.