Henry "Hank" Lyle Adams FOIA request (Office of the Attorney General - South Dakota)

Nicholas Estes filed this request with the Office of the Attorney General - South Dakota of South Dakota.
Multi Request Henry "Hank" Lyle Adams FOIA request


From: Nicholas Estes

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the South Dakota Open Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

All documents and files, including letters, memos, emails and all communications pertaining to Native American rights activist Henry "Hank" Lyle Adams, an obituary of whom was published in Indian Country Today on December 31, 2020 with the title "Obituary: Henry 'Hank' Lyle Adams." A copy of this obituary is attached to this email as a PDF, and it may also be found at https://indiancountrytoday.com/obituaries/obituary-henry-hank-lyle-adams?redir=

I would also like to request a search of all available cross-index files for mentions of Henry "Hank" Lyle Adams in other documents, to be included with this request.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days, as the statute requires.


Nicholas Estes

  • Obituary20-20Henry20Hank20Lyle20Adams20-20Indian20Country20Today.pdf

From: Office of the Attorney General - South Dakota

The request has been rejected, with the agency stating that the information or document(s) requested are exempt from disclosure.



  • 04/23/2021


  • 05/06/2021

    Materials exempt from disclosure