Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

May 9, 2012

Rally for Lakota hate crime victim in Rapid City SD

Vern Traversie Justice Rally and Marc

Rapid City, South Dakota
USA May 21, 2012
(11am – 4pm MST)

Rally will start at 11:00 AM MST at Memorial Park, south side of Rushmore Civic Center, Rapid City, South Dakota.
The Justice for Vern March will proceed southbound on 5th Street until finally reaching the Rapid City Regional Hospital.
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe is Supporting VERN TRAVERSIE and will be providing Transportation (EB to RC) to the Rally and March.
Blind, 68-year-old Lakota elder Vern Traversie has KKK carved into his torso while recovering from open heart surgery at Rapid City Regional Hospital on a referral from the Indian Health Service.
After 7 months of waiting for justice, Cheyenne River Sioux Nation tribal member Vern Traversie went public with an appeal for justice.

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