Monday, June 29, 2015

White people freaking over peak name change

Even KCCR Radio in Pierre is lying about South Dakota's highest point being the highest peak east of the Rocky Mountains: just part of the smoke screen white people hide behind. Guadalupe Peak in Texas is 1500' higher than Harney is.

Harney Peak's namesake was a vicious, vindictive murderer.

White people on the Pennington County Commission are lying, too.
Before the last of three public comments, Chairman Lyndell Petersen said, “I would comment that I’m old and lazy. And I’m too old and lazy to spend much time trying to be politically correct; cause no one has defined politically correct for me, yet. And so, I think this is uh, an exercise in futility, really.” Political correctness is a modern term and can be defined as “the avoidance, often considered as taken to extremes, of forms of expression or action that are perceived to exclude, marginalize, or insult groups of people who are socially disadvantaged or discriminated against.” As a civic leader of Rapid City and Pennington County, Petersen’s remarks were viewed by some Native American residents of Rapid City as avoiding the recent “Renewed Year of Reconciliation” proclaimed by Rapid City Mayor Sam Kooiker and Mayor Elect Steve Allender. [Richie Richards]
Harney Peak is one bar on South Dakota's Confederate battle flag. The same GOPers who would hold the CSA flag sacred are the same idiots who tell American Indians they lost and to get over it.

Bear Butte State Park should be remanded to the tribes for governance so it can be renamed correctly regardless of politics.

In another red state University of Idaho officials hope to cover up a mural depicting the lynching of an American Indian.

Statehood for the tribes and Mexico.

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