NDN Newz: Pow Wow this Saturday, War Hero Dies
This came in my email this week, and I wanted to share it:
The Nde Daa Exhibition Pow wow will take place this Saturday. Nde means the People and Daa means Spring. This will also be the one year anniversary of the taking of Eagle Feathers from native dancers. Please keep the People in prayer As the Federal agents are again supposed to be there to take Eagle Feathers and arrest Native Peoples.
Billy Walkabout, a Cherokee warrior whose actions in Vietnam made him among most decorated soldiers of the war, died March 7. He was 57. Walkabout received the Distinguished Service Cross, Purple Heart, five Silver Stars and five Bronze Stars. He was believed to be the most decorated Native American soldier of the Vietnam War, according to U.S. Department of Defense reports. Walkabout died of pneumonia and renal failure. He is survived by his wife, Juanita Medbury-Walkabout.
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