Archive for March, 2003

Whiteclay focus of talks, march

Monday, March 3rd, 2003

Published March 3, 2003
BY BUTCH MABIN
LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR

Nebraska’s commitment to breaking what some would call the death grip Whiteclay liquor stores have on a nearby Native reservation came under fire Saturday.

At a panel discussion at the Nebraska Union, several panelists argued the state would have addressed the issue long ago if the retailers’ customers were affluent whites. “People ask, `What would happen if they shut down Whiteclay?’” said panelist Frank LaMere, a Winnebago from South Sioux City. “They’ll just move down the road.” (more…)

Whiteclay deterioration focus of march, rally

Monday, March 3rd, 2003

Published March 03, 2003
BY TOM JORDISON
DAILY NEBRASKAN

Just south of the border Nebraska shares with South Dakota, Whiteclay sits.

A mere 200 feet from the Pine Ridge Reservation, a reservation that allows no consumption of alcoholic beverages, three liquor stores sell 11,000 cans of beer daily. Whiteclay has just 22 residents.

And Saturday, activists had one question on their minds.

What should be done about Whiteclay? (more…)