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South Dakota tribe bans Gov. Kristi Noem from reservation over US-Mexico border remark

Posted on AllSides February 5th, 2024
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A South Dakota tribe banned Gov. Kristi Noem (R) from its reservation after she delivered remarks on the U.S.-Mexico border last week, with the tribe’s leader suggesting the governor is using the border to help former President Trump’s bid for the White House.

“Due to the safety of the Oyate, effective immediately, you are hereby Banished from the homelands of the Oglala Sioux Tribe!” Frank Star Comes Out, president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, wrote in a statement addressed to Noem. “Oyate” means people or nation, according to The Associated Press.


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