Kristi Noem Banned by 7th Indigenous Tribe in Another Fallout

By Daniel Walker | May 17, 2024

Tribal leaders

The Crow Creek Sioux tribe joined others in denouncing a far-right Republican for offensive remarks made earlier this year, suggesting that Indigenous leaders have connections to drug cartels.
 

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"We’ve got some tribal leaders that I believe are personally benefiting from the cartels being there, and that's why they attack me every day," Noem claimed back in March.
 

Indigenous families

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Additionally, she made comments regarding Indigenous families: "Their kids don’t have any hope. They don’t have parents who show up and help them.”