The South Dakota tribe is barring Gov. Christie Noem from keeping it recent comments on an “invasion” at the US-Mexico border, where he said he was considering sending in razor wire and security guards.
Frank Star Comes Out, president of the Oglala Sioux tribe, decided not to let him into the Pine Ridge Reservation. four page response To the GOP governor’s statements about the southern border.
“For Oyate’s safety, effective immediately, you are banished from the Ogala Sioux’s homelands!” he wrote in his letter on Friday.
The president of the Oglala Sioux tribe, who said he was an honorably discharged U.S. combat veteran, said in a statement that Noem’s “use of the word ‘invasion’ as a basis for sending SD National Guard troops to Texas” was “inappropriate.”
“The issue is that Governor Noem wants the so-called ‘invasion’ of the southern border to be used as a Republican ‘crisis’ issue, which former President Donald Trump wants to use as a campaign issue. President-elect and in turn increased his chances of being nominated by Trump as vice president,” said the tribal president.
Frank wrote in Star Comes Out that “many of the people coming to the US southern border in search of work and a better life are Indians” from places like El Salvador, Guatemala and Mexico “and they don’t deserve it.” to dehumanize and ill-treat”.
“They don’t need to be put in cages, separated from their children, or cut with razor wire supplied from all over the state of South Dakota, as they are under the Trump administration,” he said.
Noem answered him statement On Saturday, he said, “President Star Trek is unfortunate that our federal government has chosen to debate the effects of federal law enforcement on our southern border and on tribal lands. I am focused on continuing to work together to address these issues.”