South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem Now Barred from Entering Nearly 20% of Her State

By Ian Banks | May 14, 2024

The territories

According to The Associated Press, South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem is currently prohibited from accessing almost 20% of her state. 

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She has been barred from entering the territories of the Yankton Sioux Tribe and the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate tribe, in addition to previous bans from the reservations of the Oglala, Rosebud, Cheyenne River, and Standing Rock Sioux tribes. 

The reservations

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These actions result in Noem being denied entry to the reservations of six out of the state's nine Native American tribes.