Archive for December, 2011

Lakota Warrior Society Serious About Zero Tolerance of Alcohol – Blockage Underway Today

Friday, December 30th, 2011

Levi Rickert, editor-in-chief in Native Currents / NATIVE NEWS NETWORK

PINE RIDGE, SOUTH DAKOTA – The Strong Heart Warrior Society is serious about the zero tolerance ban of alcohol on the Oglala Sioux Indian Reservation – especially during this New Year’s weekend.

Billed as the “December 30th Alcohol Blockade of White Clay, Nebraska,” the Strong Heart Warrior Society are “following the steps of honored Lakota warriors Chief Big Foot, Crazy Horse and Rain in the Face by working to protect their Lakota people from the ravages of colonial society that take the form of alcohol and drugs,” according to a press release distributed this week. (more…)

Lakota groups ready for White Clay alcohol blockade

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

UNSETTLING AMERICA

GET THE WARRIOR OUT OF THE BOTTLE! LAKOTA GROUPS READY FOR DECEMBER 30th WHITE CLAY BLOCKADE

WHAT: December 30th Alcohol Blockade of White Clay, Nebraska. Strong Heart asks state and federal legislative officials to send letters of support to the Lakota warrior societies and groups that are trying to save the future generations from alcohol and drugs. Strong Heart also asks other Native nations to take a similar stand in their communities. (more…)