July 9, 2021

Tribes and tribal citizens accuse South Dakota of violating voting laws

Author: Kevin Abourezk

Two new individual plaintiffs and the Lakota People’s Law Project have joined the Oglala Sioux and Rosebud Sioux tribes in suing the state of South Dakota, claiming state officials have routinely violated a federal law that requires states to help their citizens register to vote.
The Lakota People’s Law Project, Rosebud Sioux tribal citizen Kimberly Dillon and Standing Rock Sioux tribal citizen Hoksila White Mountain have joined the two Sioux tribes in a lawsuit that was filed in September 2020,