Saturday, December 12, 2015

Moody County racism symptomatic of red state failure

Moody County is not just an agricultural sacrifice zone.
But a common theme in Flandreau, one that is perhaps talked about more often behind closed doors than ever in public, is the thread of racism many feel runs deeply throughout the community. Particularly between the Native, non-Native populations. A steering committee for Bridge Flandreau has been meeting over the past couple of months to lay the groundwork for the Racism Study Circles that are scheduled to begin early next year in Flandreau.
Read it all here.

Kevin Washburn is stepping down from the Bureau of Indian Affairs. He is warning of a TEA party Republican influence in Native American affairs.

South Dakota is already witnessing the destructive forces at work since Mike Rounds bought a US Senate seat.

After numerous racism-related incidents the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe dissolved its agreement with the City of Flandreau.

White people threatened the FSST with federal action after an economic development initiative brought hope to the tiny reservation.



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