North and South Dakota are in the cross hairs.
The Trump Organization has blown off earth hater North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum's request for a "major disaster declaration" to help cover some of the estimated $38 million gift to the law enforcement industry who busted heads and chilled the civil rights of water protectors trying to stop the Dakota Excess pipeline.
Mercenaries and National Guard troops brutalized many of the thousands of demonstrators camped on federal land near Cannon Ball, North Dakota where some 761 people were arrested between early August and late February. Trump apparatchiks even referred to the American Indians and their compatriots as jihadists or insurgents.
Although Burgum was notified in May that the request was denied the governor's office didn't announce the snub until reporters asked about it just recently.
In the US, where sovereignty rights, culture, language resurgence and growing capital resources from burgeoning black markets are building alternatives to hopelessness, suicide, and repression in Indian Country where deaths from firearm violence are higher than in any ethnic group.
The emergence of warrior societies has unified young people in North America's tribal regions. Movements are growing from the Mohawk Nation in Quebec and New York to the Lakota strongholds in South Dakota, among the descendants of the Arapaho in the Mountain West, south to the Navajo Nation and into the border regions of the Tohono O'odham.
Severe drought has extended to more than half of North Dakota and people are pissed. The Standing Rock Indian Reservation has even taken steps to leave the grid.
Not far from Cannon Ball the Magpie Fire is bringing much-needed restoration to the Little Missouri National Grassland.
Then-Attorney General Eric Holder was in South Dakota July, 2011 to keep the smoldering cold war with aboriginals from a flash point.
In 2016 Trump won North Dakota by a 36 percent margin. After shitting on the NDGOP the midterms could be brutal for the Cheeto-dusted Führer and earth hater At-large Representative Kevin Cramer.