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Marchers protest election results

 

April 11, 2002



Six-year-old Dante Standing Rock wore a portrait of Chief Little Bear, one of the founding chiefs of Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation, around his neck. A young man, 22-year-old Chief Standing Rock, held a framed picture of the founding chief's father, Big Bear, on his lap while he sat in a wheelchair, waiting for the protest march to begin.

About 100 enrolled members of the reservation staged a quarter-mile march at Rocky Boy this morning, in protest of a recent secretarial election conducted by the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs.

The marchers who named themselves the Chippewa Cree Grassroo...



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