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Articles & Writing Samples

Ms. Thompson’s writings range widely from Congressional testimony, ghost-written op-eds, federal agency comments, newspaper articles, legal briefs and memos, draft legislation, to trade publications. Much of her writing is attorney-client privileged, but additional writing samples are available upon request at


Sample: Federal Governmental Comments: “USDA – 2018 Farm Bill Tribal Consultation Comments,” 

Rosebud Economic Development Corporation (REDCO), (May 6, 2019)

“Doing Business with Tribal Owned Corporations: Competitive Advantages,” 

by Heather Dawn Thompson, Tribal Business Journal, (March 2016)


“An Inconvenient Truth: The History Behind the Rapid City Indian Boarding School and West Rapid City Lands.” 

by Heather Dawn Thompson (May 2017)


“Modern Realities of the Criminal ‘Jurisdictional Maze’ in Indian Country,” 

by Heather Dawn Thompson and Elizabeth Kronk, The Federal Lawyer, 

54 Federal Lawyer 48 (March/April 2007)

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