Racism, lack of cultural awareness confronts those who seek better education off reservation

June 11, 2010 at 7:00 pm in The Daily Republic

FORT THOMPSON The days when Peter Lengkeek was called various racial slurs while attending school in Chamberlain are still fresh in his mind. The Crow Creek tribal member said he heard the words “prairie n*****” and “dirty Indian,” among others, uttered toward him.
“It’s always been a fight here,” he said. Continue Reading