Treaty advocates set up tipi shelters for homeless
Police bust camp in Lakota Territory dispute
The legacy of Lakota Territory treaty violation came back to haunt city officials in the freezing wake of South Dakota’s 2020 Native American Day, as #Landback activists defied city ordinance to set up the tipi encampment to shelter homeless people.
'Command Center' sought for Native homeless amid pandemic
“What has been happening is death to our people:' Monique “Muffie” Mousseaux, Uniting Resilience
RAPID CITY – Participants from numerous grassroots groups tackling life-or-death issues of Native homeless and other community members highly vulnerable to the Covid-19 pandemic here rallied for an autonomous “command center” at a Sept. 11 gathering outside the civic center. Organizers, speaking with a megaphone, pressured the Rapid City Police Department representative in attendance at […]