After hearing the derogatory and untrue comments made by Sheriff Greg Champagne about Water Protectors at Standing Rock on WWLTV, Bold Louisiana director Cherri Foytlin and Monique Verdin, a citizen of the United Houma Nation, sent this letter in response to Sheriff Champagne, who also serves as president of the National Sheriffs’ Association.

Letter to Sheriff Greg Champagne re: Standing Rock

Bold Louisiana's Cherri Foytlin (center) at Standing Rock with Bold Oklahoma's Mekasi Camp Horinek and Kandi Mossett of Indigenous Environmental Network.
Bold Louisiana’s Cherri Foytlin (center) at Standing Rock with Bold Oklahoma’s Mekasi Camp Horinek and Kandi Mossett of Indigenous Environmental Network.