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Published Bi-Weekly for the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska • Volume XXXVIII, Number XV Saturday, April 17, 2010Culture Night Spawns Bago BoysBago Bits…Chairman John Blackhawk & otherNebraska Tribal Chairman met with AgricultureSecretary and Former NebraskaGovernor, Mike Johanns recently. Franky’sstory on page 7 of this issue.Won’t be long people and the morel mushroomswill be out in hoards, or patches. Iknow of 3 that have been found already.Our own Lance Morgan & Frank LaMerewere members at a Panel Discussion onthe “White Clay,” issue, last week. Formore check out Indianz.com.Area Emergency Service organizationsrecently held a mock accident for studentsat the Winnebago High School. Studentswitnessed the actual rescue & retrieval ofaccident victims by Tribal EMS, WVFD, &Wake & Burial personnel.Students of WHS were recently treated toan After Prom party at the Longlines RecCenter in Sioux City, Iowa. A few morepics inside this issue.For some months last winter & spring a group of people gathered for a “Winnebago Culture Night.” Among those people were a number ofyoung men wanting to learn songs sung around the big drum. Learning more themselves, older boys & some actual Winnebago men, tookit upon themselves to teach these young men, what they had learned. From these gatherings a new drum group was formed, “The BagoBoys.” The Bago Boys have got together and sung at a few of the community’s gatherings and last weekend made their big Powwow debutat the Creighton University Powwow in Omaha. The drum group doesn’t come from any one family or group, all young men are encouragedto join, if you’re serious about learning and singing Winnebago songs. So our congratulations go out to: D’Von, Sammy, Blake, Aspen, Justice,V.J. Nakia, Larry, Joe, Preston & Tonny. Keep it up Bago Boys!Welcome home, A time to say thank youBy Eliza Decorah, Staff WriterFollowing President WilfridCleveland’s March 9th Proclamationthat recognized March29 as Vietnam Veterans Day,ceremonies honoring that era’sveterans were held throughoutHo-Chunk Country. March 29,1973 is recognized as the daythat American forces officiallywithdrew from Vietnam. At 11am sharp, Vietnam Veteransattended a ceremony held atMajestic Pines Bingo Hall inBlack River Falls to honorIndianz.com…MONDAY, APRIL 5, 2010American Indian drivers are morelikely to be searched by police duringtraffic stops, according to the latest reportfrom the Nebraska Commission onLaw Enforcement and Criminal Justice.In 2009, Indian drivers weresearched 6.9 percent of the time. Thiswas the highest rate of all racial andethnic groups, surpassing searchesamong Hispanic and African-Americandrivers.American Indians make up about1 percent of the state population. Butin Thurston County, home to the WinnebagoTribe and the Omaha Tribe,they are the majority.Despite representing 53 percent ofthe county population, Indian driverswere only 29 percent of police stopswhile white drivers accounted for 57percent. The report only includes dataCon’t. on page 3 ...Nebraska Indians more likely to be searched in police stopsfrom state agencies -- not tribal policy-- so that could explain the disparity.Get the Story:Allegations of Nebraska racialprofiling rise (AP 4/5)Get the Report:2009 Traffic Stops in Nebraska |Prior YearsGroup uses state money to startWhiteclay cleanup effortTUESDAY, APRIL 13, 2010A Christian group will use $10,000in state funds to start a cleanup projectin Whiteclay, Nebraska.The ABOUT group has enlisted youthvolunteers from area high schools toplant flowers and trees for a communitygarden in Whiteclay, where liquor storessell 4.1 million cans of beer a year,those who served in Vietnam.The Vietnam Veterans DayCelebration started with afew words from emcee, FredCamacho. Discussing how“many veterans returned withboth physical and emotionalscars.” Camacho went on to saymany veterans still have thismentality and, “It’s not whatmy country can do for me, it’swhat I can do for my country.”While veterans did theirmainly to members of the Oglala SiouxTribe. The money for the project camefrom Attorney General Jon Bruning.“Cleanup efforts like this can restorepride and sense of ownership toWhiteclay’s residents,” Bruning toldThe Lincoln Journal Star.The Nebraska Legislature gave finalapproval on Monday to LB1002, a billthat would provide $25,00 for Whiteclayinitiatives. The bill goes to Gov.Dave Heineman (R) for his signature.Get the Story:Volunteers plan projects to cleanup Whiteclay (The Lincoln JournalStar 4/13)A pittance or start for beersoakedWhiteclay? (AP 4/12)For these and more stories fromaround Indian Country visit us on theworld wide web at www.indianz.com.V i s i t u s a t w w w . w i n n e b a g o t r i b e . c o m

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