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FOTB: ‘Stand up for it no matter what:’ Connection to land drives tribal member’s activism on energy

March 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

MANDAREE — Testifying before a legislative committee, holding a picket sign and posting to a blog are not things that come naturally to Theodora Bird Bear.
But the member of the Three Affiliated Tribes is so concerned about the impact of oil and g…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

FOTB: ‘Stand up for it no matter what:’ Connection to land drives tribal member’s activism on energy

March 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

MANDAREE — Testifying before a legislative committee, holding a picket sign and posting to a blog are not things that come naturally to Theodora Bird Bear.
But the member of the Three Affiliated Tribes is so concerned about the impact of oil and g…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Activist Ray Robinson was declared dead after Wounded Knee, but his body was never found

April 29, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS When civil rights activist Ray Robinson arrived at Wounded Knee in April 1973 to stand alongside Native Americans in their fight against social injustice, he excitedly called his wife back home and told her, “This could be the spark that lights the prairie fire.”
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No verdict yet in 1975 reservation slaying trial in S.D.

December 10, 2010 in West Central Tribune

Jurors deciding the fate of a man charged in the 1975 slaying of an American Indian Movement activist finished their first day of deliberations Thursday without a verdict. Continue Reading

Man testifies at SD trial he saw AIM activist shot

December 7, 2010 in West Central Tribune

A man who is serving a life sentence for his role in the 1975 death of an American Indian Movement activist testified Monday that he stood nearby and watched another man shoot her. Continue Reading

Witness: Slain AIM activist feared for her life

December 3, 2010 in West Central Tribune

Before she died, an American Indian Movement activist said she was afraid she’d be killed because others in the group suspected she was an informant, a witness testified Thursday during the trial of a man accused of shooting her 35 years ago. Continue Reading