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Standing Rock Sioux Chairman on Highway Signs Change: “We’Re Not Happy”

Standing Rock Sioux Chairman on Highway Signs Change: “We’Re Not Happy”

The North Dakota Department of Transportation has said that their decision to strip the image of Native American leader Marcellus Red Tomahawk from the state’s highway signs had nothing to do with political correctness. ¬†Yet emails obtained by the Associated Press (and obtained by me too) indicate the opposite. State officials had received a civil

North Dakota DOT Did Receive Civil Rights Complaint About Red Tomahawk Highway Signs Before Changing Them

Back in July I wrote a post about the North Dakota Department of Transportation removing the image of a Native American leader from the state’s highway signs. The leader in question was Marcellus Red Tomhawk who is something of a controversial figure due to his role in the death of Sitting Bull. His family members

Red Tomahawk Descendants Aren’t Pleased With NDDOT Change to Highway Signs

Earlier this month I was the first to report that the North Dakota Department of Transportation had quietly begun to remove the image of Native American leader Marcellus Red Tomahawk from the state’s highway signs. Today in an Associated Press report a descendant¬†of Red Thomahawk and a tribal historian express disappointment and frustration with the

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