NBA Champion Kyrie Irving to visit Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

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NBA All-Star Kyrie Irving plans to make a visit to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe at the Prairie Knights Pavilion on Aug. 23.

Irving will be part of a celebration and naming ceremony that will start at 9 a.m.

Irving’s tribal connection stems from the White Mountain of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. 

According to the press release, Kyrie’s late mother, Elizabeth Ann Larson, was adopted out of the Tribe when she was a child. Kyrie’s grandmother is the late, Meredith Marie Mountain, who is a citizen of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.

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