Kasey Olivier

An Oglala Lakota father claims his rights were violated when his child was placed in the guardianship of the mother's Caucasian relatives. At the time of the placement, the father was in jail, accused of killing the child's mother. His attorneys told South Dakota Supreme Court justices that even while incarcerated, the father was entitled to protections under the Indian Child Welfare Act and the U.S. Constitution. The guardians' attorney says the trial court took those protections into consideration. SDPB's Victoria Wicks reports.

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In The Moment ... August 15, 2018 Show 401 Hour 1

South Dakota Public Broadcasting introduces you to the candidates of the 2018 election.

We've invited each candidate to join us for live interviews on In the Moment between now and November.

Today we welcome Kasey Olivier. She is a Democrat out of District 12 and is running for State Senator.