Seventh Native American tribe bans Kristi Noem over drug cartel comments

Seventh Native American tribe bans Kristi Noem over drug cartel comments


A seventh Native American tribe has banned Gov. Kristi Noem (R-SD) from their land after she accused some tribal leaders of not doing enough to combat drug cartels.

The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe confirmed Noem had been banned from their reservation in a post on Facebook on Tuesday after the council unanimously voted in favor of banning the governor. She has now been banned from all but two Native American reservations in South Dakota.

Noem has had a strained relationship with many of the Native American tribes during her tenure as governor, but came under fire for recent comments she has made about the handling of drug cartels on tribal lands.

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“Tribals leaders should take action to ban the cartels from their lands and

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