Today in 1971: Forty members of the American Indian Movement camp in the sacred Black Hills, or Paha Sapa, atop Mount Rushmore.
20 were arrested. They were demanding the U.S. honor the terms of the 1868 treaty with the Sioux Nation granting them the Black Hills territory.
It’s today’s Action Calendar!
Tonight, the Glad Ringers Handbell Choir from First Baptist Church of Columbus, Indiana will perform. The public is invited to attend this free concert tonight at 7pm at the First Baptist Church, 518 North Franklin Avenue. More info at 608-233-1880.
One in four girls and one in six boys will be sexually abused. It happens in every town and can happen in any family. Healing can be a difficult process, but there are groups working toward helping victims become survivors. Several local agencies including Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault, the Rape Crisis Center, and others are sponsoring a one-day conference on surviving child sex abuse. It will be held at the Sheraton Hotel on June 20 and will include several presentations on healing and survival. There is a cost for this event. For info, visit wcasa.org or call 608-469-6686.
Evening Meals on Wheels needs volunteers to deliver hot, nutritious low-cost meals to older and differently abled people. Locations are flexible and the time commitment is about one hour per shift. For details call 276-7598.