Published Saturday Jun 28, 2008
BY LISA MUNGER
LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR
Three men wearing yellow safety vests and holding red flags stopped vehicles as they traveled north from Whiteclay on Saturday afternoon.
They were part of a blockade set up to stop alcohol from getting into the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.
The men, members of the Strong Heart Civil Rights movement based in Pine Ridge and of Nebraskans for Peace, asked motorists in the cars they stopped if they had alcohol. Pine Ridge Tribal police stationed down the road confiscated alcohol taken onto the reservation and issued citations to violators. (more…)