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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

Obama announces new council for Native Americans

June 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

OKLAHOMA CITY Citing a history of mistreatment that has hurt Indians, President Barack Obama has established a White House Council on Native American Affairs to promote a healthier relationship among the United States and tribal governments. Continue Reading

OPINION: Honor song dispute reveals race divide in Chamberlain

May 23, 2013 in The Daily Republic

In a town where race relations have been tense for many, many years, as a parent, I was hoping these elected officials would support the struggle for equality and reconciliation. Continue Reading

OUR VIEW: A missed chance at fairness

May 15, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Not every school in South Dakota should consider an American Indian honor song during graduation ceremonies, but a school that is one-third Indian should consider it. Continue Reading

Indian students lose fight for honor song

May 13, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Chamberlain board denies graduation ceremony request Continue Reading

Akta Lakota Museum addition tells school’s history

May 13, 2013 in The Daily Republic

More than 75 school officials, community members, alumni and students attend ribbon-cutting event. Continue Reading

OTHER VIEW: Holocaust Museum of the Indigenous People should be built at Wounded Knee

May 9, 2013 in The Daily Republic

It would be prophetic if the Oglala Sioux Tribe would build a holocaust museum to educate and to remind the world of what happened to the indigenous people of the Western Hemisphere. Continue Reading

Degree means new life for local woman

May 9, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Mother with troubled past becomes MTI’s second female HVAC graduate Continue Reading

Noem wants tribal relations office

May 9, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Congresswoman proposes new entity within USDA
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