Roughly 150 people attended a public forum Monday night in South Dakota to discuss race relations in the community following an incident at a hockey game in Rapid City last month where 57 Native American children were doused with beer by fans shouting racist slurs at them.
A newspaper has issued an apology over a headline it ran this past weekend in relation to an investigation regarding a group of Native American school children who were harassed at a hockey game in South Dakota on January 24th.
Earlier this week, news broke that a group of fans at a hockey game this past Saturday in South Dakota spilled beer on a group of Native American children and hurled racial slurs at them. Police Chief Karl Jegeris told KOTA-TV that the department is looking at this incident not only as a possible assault and child abuse, but also as a hate crime.
This past weekend a group of Native American grade-school children were harassed by fans at a hockey game in South Dakota, who spilled beer on them from a suite above while shouting racial slurs.
Having minor league clubs 3,000 miles away has always been a problem for NHL clubs such as Anaheim and Los Angeles. This problem seems to have a new solution as a handful of a teams will be on the move for next season.