Stephen L. Pevar, center, speaks to the crowd gathered for a press conference on Thursday morning, March 21, 2013 at the Adobe Eco Hotel in Rapid City, S.D.. Pevar, a staff attorney wit

 

              Stephen L. Pevar, center, speaks to the crowd gathered for a press conference on Thursday morning, March 21, 2013 at the Adobe Eco Hotel in Rapid City, S.D.. Pevar, a staff attorney wit
Stephen L. Pevar, center, speaks to the crowd gathered for a press conference on Thursday morning, March 21, 2013 at the Adobe Eco Hotel in Rapid City, S.D.. Pevar, a staff attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union's Racial Justice Program, spoke about the unjust practices executed by the state of South Dakota in handling child custody cases involving Native American families. Pevar represents the Rosebud and Oglala Sioux tribes in the lawsuit filed against the state. (AP Photo/Rapid City Journal, Kristina Barker)