President Obama writes letter to Native basketball team

I’m amazed he took time out of his day.

The Lakota Law Project Report


Yesterday, President Obama composed a letter to the Solen High School Boys’ Basketball Team located on Standing Rock Reservation wishing them success in the regional tournament championship game they will play tonight. The letter is the latest outreach the President has made to Native youth and the Lakota.

“I have been inspired by the talent and determination I’ve seen in young people across the Standing Rock Sioux Indian Reservation, and I know the same drive has played a part in your success this season,” wrote the Commander in Chief.

Chase Iron Eyes, founder of Last Real Indians and Lakota People’s Law Project’s attorney, shared a photo of the correspondence on his official Facebook page. Alongside the picture, Chase transcribed a gracious message from Standing Rock Nation Councilman Cody Two Bears, “I am honored to serve the amazing community of Cannon Ball District on the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.”

President Obama was…

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~ by kissofdanger on March 12, 2015.

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