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Checkpoint Clash Escalates Between South Dakota Governor, Tribal Leaders

Gov. Kristi Noem says she plans to take the Cheyenne River Sioux and Oglala Sioux tribes to federal court for refusing to shutter checkpoints onto their reservations. "We need clarity," she said.

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem says she will follow through on her threat to take legal action against two Native American tribes that have defied orders to remove highway checkpoints onto tribal land in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus on their reservations.

In Noem affirmed that her office will take the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and Oglala Sioux Tribe

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