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  • Chief Red Cloud to Obama: Black Hills are not for sale

    11/09/2009 6:37:49 PM PST · by SJackson · 104 replies · 2,995+ views
    Atlantic Free Press ^ | 11-9-09 | Brenda Norrell
    Chief Oliver Red Cloud, Lakota, issued a statement to President Obama requesting a meeting more than two weeks ago and is yet to receive a response. Chief Red Cloud, 90, told Obama the Black Hills are not — and have never been — for sale September 13, 2009The Honorable Barack H. ObamaPresident of the United States of AmericaThe White House1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NWWashington, DC 20500Dear Mr. President:I am the Itancan (chief) of the Oglala Lakota Band of the Great Sioux Nation and Chairman of the Black Hills Sioux Nation Treaty Council, the traditional governing body of the eight bands of...
  • South Dakota Indian Tribe Will Open Abortion Business if Ban Becomes Law

    03/23/2006 4:46:45 PM PST · by sgent · 131 replies · 3,442+ views ^ | March 23, 2006 | Steven Ertelt
    Pierre, SD ( -- A South Dakota Indian tribe is throwing a monkey wrench into the state's plans to ban virtually all abortions in the state. Should the ban become law, one tribe says it will open up an abortion business on their tribal lands, which wouldn't be subjected to the abortion ban. Cecilia Fire Thunder, president of the Oglala Sioux tribe of South Dakota, says Sioux nation sovereignty means the new ban doesn't apply. As a result, she said she will lead an effort to build a Planned Parenthood abortion center at the Pine Ridge Reservation. “To me, it...
  • Fire Thunder Fired: Tribe Burns Plans For Abortion Clinic [South Dakota]

    06/01/2006 4:39:42 PM PDT · by dukeman · 15 replies · 611+ views
    PINE RIDGE, South Dakota -- The Oglala Sioux Tribal Council voted yesterday to outlaw abortion on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation and suspend tribal president Cecelia Fire Thunder until impeachment proceedings could be brought against her. Fire Thunder made headlines when she vowed to open an abortion mill at Pine Ridge in defiance of the new state law passed earlier this year banning abortion. However, the tribal council decided otherwise and took action to bring tribal law into agreement with South Dakota state law. “This is a loud and clear message to the abortion crowd that the people of South...
  • USNS Red Cloud Transports Generators, Crane for Hurricane Recovery

    09/19/2005 4:55:23 PM PDT · by SandRat · 7 replies · 317+ views
    Navy NewsStand ^ | Sep 19, 2005 | unattributed
    NAPLES, Italy (NNS) -- Military Sealift Command (MSC) ship USNS Red Cloud (T-AKR 313) is carrying generators and a crane to the U.S. Gulf Coast region to support Hurricane Katrina recovery efforts. Donated by the Department of Defense, the $1.9 million worth of equipment was loaded aboard the ship at Naval Station Rota, Spain, Sept. 9-10. The equipment will be offloaded in southern Texas, where it will be transported by ground to hard-hit areas of Louisiana and Alabama. Two large diesel generators will be used to power hospitals in Louisiana, while two others will power hospitals in Alabama. Five other...
  • The FReeper Foxhole Remembers Grattan Massacre & Battle of Ash Hollow (1854 -1855) - Nov. 2nd, 2003

    11/02/2003 12:03:30 AM PST · by SAMWolf · 90 replies · 7,512+ views ^ | August 11, 2002 | Richard Jepperson
    Lord, Keep our Troops forever in Your care Give them victory over the enemy... Grant them a safe and swift return... Bless those who mourn the lost. . FReepers from the Foxhole join in prayer for all those serving their country at this time. ...................................................................................... ........................................... U.S. Military History, Current Events and Veterans Issues Where Duty, Honor and Countryare acknowledged, affirmed and commemorated. Our Mission: The FReeper Foxhole is dedicated to Veterans of our Nation's military forces and to others who are affected in their relationships with Veterans. In the FReeper Foxhole, Veterans or their family members should feel...