Archive for August, 2007

Protesters challenge business to “distribute responsibly”

Friday, August 31st, 2007

Published August 31, 2007
BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. – An American Indian activist and Nebraskans for Peace have challenged Anheuser-Busch to “distribute responsibly,” playing off the corporation’s advertising slogan of “drink responsibly.”

Activist Frank LaMere and members of Nebraskans For Peace stood across the street from the High Plains Budweiser distributorship in Scottsbluff as part of a protest Thursday. The group said Anheuser-Busch is not living up to its own advertising slogan by allowing sales of beer to liquor outlets in the border town of Whiteclay, south of the dry Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. (more…)

Whiteclay activists protest at distributorship

Friday, August 31st, 2007

Published August 31, 2007
KDUH-TV Channel 4, Scottsbluff, Neb.

Efforst to stop alcohol flowing from Whiteclay, Nebraska to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation moved to the Panhandle today, but protestors did not get the answers they were seeking.

Having been unsuccessful in attempts to blockade beer from entering the Pine Ridge Reservation from Nebraska, protestors took a different tack Thursday. Native American activists and members of Nebraskans for Peace picketed outside the Scottsbluff Budweiser distributorship, seeking the help of Anheuser-Busch in dealing with issues north of Whiteclay, including a reduction in alcohol-related deaths. (more…)

Protesters press beer distributor

Friday, August 31st, 2007

Published Friday August 31, 2007
BY MAUNETTE LOEKS
THE SCOTTSBLUFF STAR-HERALD

Protesters carrying signs reading “People Over Profit,” “Stop Alcohol Sales to Whiteclay” and “The King of Greed” called Thursday for corporations and citizens to help prevent alcohol from getting into the hands of American Indians living on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

Seven representatives of Nebraskans for Peace protested in front of the western Nebraska distributor of Anheuser-Busch products, High Plains Budweiser in Scottsbluff. (more…)

Whiteclay protestors challenge Anheuser-Busch to “distribute responsibly”

Thursday, August 30th, 2007

Published August 30, 2007
KNEB Radio, Scottsbluff, Neb.

Native American activist Frank LaMere challenged Anheuser-Busch to “distribute responsibly” during a protest Thursday in Scottsbluff concerning the corporation’s sale of beer to liquor outlets in the border town of Whiteclay south of the Pine Ridge reservation. LaMere, one of seven people including members of Nebraskans For Peace who stood across the street from the High Plains Budweiser distributorship, said Anheuser-Busch is not living up to its own advertising slogan by allowing sale of its products in Whiteclay. (more…)

No 21st Amendment in Whiteclay

Tuesday, August 28th, 2007

Published Tuesday August 28, 20o7
by: Eric
NEW NEBRASKA NETWORK

Beer is not the root problem on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Nevertheless, Nebraskans for Peace is trying to pressure beer distributors from doing business in nearby Whiteclay, Nebraska. Pine Ridge has a lot of issues with alcoholism, but it’s a symptom of a much larger problem, and making the length of their beer run longer won’t solve it. Certainly there must be a way to help these people out of poverty without infringing the rights of others. (more…)

White Nebraska racists: No beer for red Indians

Monday, August 27th, 2007

Published Monday August 27, 2007
BY PTG
PLAINS FEEDER (Blog)

No firewater for you, Chief.

White racists in Nebraska are stirring up trouble for the Indians this week.

Using the innocent-sounding name Nebraskans for Peace, and couching their racist notions as the White Man’s Burden, they are trying to shut down beer distributors who sell beer legally to the Redskins. (more…)