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Our People Have Their Heroes Too

Heroes come in all kinds of packages.   In fact,  many heroes are not even recognized  –  least of all during their own lifetimes.   But with the recently observed Native American Day,  I thought I would share a few of mine  –  some that you may have heard of,  and other… read more >

The Story of Sitting Bull’s Bones

The Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota was in the headlines last fall and winter because of Native American demonstrations protesting an oil pipeline being dug under their tribal lands and threatening their main source of water.  Trust me, I have no intention of weighing in on this bitterly… read more >

Legendary North Dakota

I recently ran a Facebook promotion featuring Teddy Roosevelt as a “Legendary North Dakotan”.  I knew that few Americans are aware of TR’s residence in northern Dakota back in the 1880’s, but I was surprised at the pushback I received from people refusing to accept the legitimacy of North Dakota’s claim.

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