Published Friday Jan 30, 2009
BY KEVIN ABOUREZK
LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR / GROUND ZERO
As a reporter for this newspaper, I’ve covered the struggle for change in the reservation border town of Whiteclay for the better part of the past decade.
Controversy over alcohol sales in Whiteclay, where four beer stores sell an estimated 11,000 cans of beer a day, have long garnered headlines. The stores largely make their profit off Oglala Sioux tribal members living on the nearby Pine Ridge Indian Reservation of South Dakota, where alcohol is banned. (more…)