SVDN Office Closures Clarification \ Community (2021.12.23)

December 23, 2021
RE: Office Closure Clarification/Community
Attention Membership,
Sioux Valley Dakota Nation offices will be closed effective December 24, 2021 through
to December 28th reopening December 29th
Remote work plans have been implemented within several office spaces. For clarity,
this does not represent a community lockdown.
At the time of this release, it is recognized our test positivity rate is increasing both at a
provincial and local level. Active cases exist within the community and our surrounding
It has recently been said: “An event canceled is better than a life canceled. It’s
better to cancel now and celebrate later than to celebrate now and grieve later.”
Never has this rang truer.
As we enter the holiday season, please be aware of the risk COVID-19 poses to you,
the Oyate, and the community as a whole.
Protect yourself and your loved ones – minimize your contacts and stay within your
The Community Help Line can be reached at 204-512-0874.
For public works emergencies – please contact 204-512-0857
For housing emergencies – please contact 204-574-8043.
For medical advice – please contact Health Links at 1-888-315-9257.
For issues involving security – please contact 1-204-851-0810.
Disaster preparedness on-call – please contact 1-204-483-0238.
Dakota Valley Gas Bar emergencies – please contact 1-204-512-0869
Wishing you a safe and peaceful time of year!

  • Sioux Valley Dakota Nation Chief and Council