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OUR VIEW: Arguments thin against honor song for Indians

December 17, 2013 in Uncategorized

What hasn’t been talked about seems far more telling than what has in the continuing controversy regarding whether to allow a traditional Lakota honor song as part of the annual graduation ceremony at Chamberlain High School. American Indian studen…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

OUR VIEW: Arguments thin against honor song for Indians

December 17, 2013 in Uncategorized

What hasn’t been talked about seems far more telling than what has in the continuing controversy regarding whether to allow a traditional Lakota honor song as part of the annual graduation ceremony at Chamberlain High School. American Indian studen…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Chamberlain school board rejects Indian honor song again

December 9, 2013 in Uncategorized

By JESSICA GIARD

For the Daily Republic

CHAMBERLAIN — A vote to include an American Indian honor song at Chamberlain High School’s graduation ceremony failed for the second time.

The school board voted 4-2 against the honor song Monday ni…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Chamberlain school board rejects Indian honor song again

December 9, 2013 in Uncategorized

By JESSICA GIARD

For the Daily Republic

CHAMBERLAIN — A vote to include an American Indian honor song at Chamberlain High School’s graduation ceremony failed for the second time.

The school board voted 4-2 against the honor song Monday ni…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Indian students in Chamberlain

December 9, 2013 in Uncategorized

Following are the percentages of the student body listing American Indian as their race at Chamberlain schools in 2008 and 2013.

Chamberlain High School: 32 percent in 2008, 38 percent in 2013.
Chamberlain Middle School: 29 percent in 2008, 3…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Indian students in Chamberlain

December 9, 2013 in Uncategorized

Following are the percentages of the student body listing American Indian as their race at Chamberlain schools in 2008 and 2013.

Chamberlain High School: 32 percent in 2008, 38 percent in 2013.
Chamberlain Middle School: 29 percent in 2008, 3…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Chamberlain honor song timeline

December 9, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Jessica Giard
For The Daily Republic

Following is a timeline of events in the Chamberlain honor song controversy.
May 2012: Parent and tribal member James Cadwell asks administration to consider an honor song. Administration says it’s too…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Honor song issue before Chamberlain School Board Monday

December 9, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Jessica Giard

For the Daily Republic

CHAMBERLAIN — Students from St. Joseph’s Indian School feel accepted at Chamberlain High School. They play sports, perform in high school plays, become homecoming royalty and make good grades. Then wh…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Indian students lose fight for honor song

May 13, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Chamberlain board denies graduation ceremony request Continue Reading