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Frank LaMere

11/27/2019

article Sioux City march honors lost Native American children
(Iowa) -- The 17th annual Memorial March to Honor Lost Children took place in Sioux City this morning. It is the first march since one of the original organizers, Frank...

11/26/2019

article In Absence Of Prominent Activist, Native Americans To March For Children Lost To Foster Care
(Iowa) -- Members of the Native American community will march Wednesday in Sioux City to honor Native children who have died in foster care or are lost to the system....

11/1/2019

article New Frank LaMere Park dedicated in South Sioux City
(Iowa) -- Family, friends and community leaders braved drizzly conditions Friday for the dedication of a South Sioux City park in memory of Native American activist...

8/18/2019

article Presidential forum in Iowa to honor Indigenous rights activist Frank LaMere
(Iowa) -- Native American rights activist Frank LaMere fought against alcohol sales to the dry Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota for two decades. He died just two...

6/26/2019

article COLUMN: We’re all going to miss Frank LaMere
(Nebraska) -- You probably didn’t know Frank LaMere, the 69-year-old Native American activist who was a member of the Winnebago Tribe of northeast Nebraska. He...

6/21/2019

article A tribute: Frank LaMere 'had to do something' about human suffering of Native Americans
(Nebraska) -- The death of Frank D. LaMere on June 15, 2019, was reported across Nebraska and beyond — throughout Native America. He was admired by most people who...

6/19/2019

article Frank LaMere laid to rest in Winnebago
(Nebraska) -- The sky was a pale blue, streaked with clouds of white and the sun shone brightly and harshly the day Frank LaMere was laid to rest. As his friends and...
article Indian Country and allies say goodbye to 'hero' Frank LaMere
(Nebraska) -- As his friend lay dying, Dennis Carlson sat beside his bed and listened to him one last time. The two men had climbed mountains together, fought for...

6/18/2019

article Leader on Native American issues in western Iowa dies
(Nebraska) -- A well-known Native American activist in Sioux City died Sunday. Frank LaMere of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska was 69 years old.
article Native American activist Frank LaMere dies at age 69
(Nebraska) -- Frank LaMere, a Native American activist who fought for a variety of causes and crusaded to close beer stores near a dry South Dakota Indian reservation,...
article Photos: Frank LaMere through the years
(Nebraska) -- Activist Frank LaMere from South Sioux City leads a prayer with members of the Whiteclay Leadership Summit from the Red Shirt Table Overlook at sunset in...
article Fortenberry Statement on the Passing of Native American Advocate Frank LaMere
(Nebraska) -- Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) made the following statement today on the death of Native American advocate Frank LaMere.

6/17/2019

article Frank LaMere, Siouxland Native American activist, dies at 69
(Nebraska) -- Native American activist Frank LaMere died Sunday night, his family said in a post on Facebook. LaMere, 69, had recently undergone surgery for bile duct...
article Lincoln community reflects on life of civil rights activist Frank LaMere
(Nebraska) -- Native American and civil rights activist Frank LaMere died Sunday night after a battle with cancer. Friends and family say LaMere was never afraid to...
article Native American activist Frank LaMere, dead at 69, remembered as a 'true civil rights leader'
(Nebraska) -- A Native American activist who was instrumental in the crusade against beer sales in Whiteclay, Nebraska, and who spoke out against the in-custody death of...
article Native American Activist, Frank LaMere, dies after brief stay at cancer center
(Nebraska) -- Frank LaMere, a long time Native American Activist, has died after battling liver cancer.
article Native American activist/NE Democratic Party member dies
(Nebraska) -- The Nebraska Democratic Party (NDP) says one of their own, a well-known activist for Native American issues and the Democratic National Committee, has died.
article Native American prayer service held to honor Frank LaMere
(Nebraska) -- The Native American community is grieving the loss of Frank LaMere, a longtime activist and Winnebago tribal leader. LaMere died Sunday at an Omaha...
article PHOTOS: Native American activist Frank LaMere through the years
(Nebraska) -- Frank LaMere, a Siouxland Native American activist, died Sunday night at age 69. Here are photos of his work and public appearance across decades.
article South Sioux City's Frank LaMere remembered as Native American voice for the voiceless
(Nebraska) -- Frank LaMere, who spent decades of his life fighting for various causes to help his fellow Native Americans, lost his own battle with cancer Sunday night.

6/16/2019

article Winnebago activist Frank LaMere passes on
(Nebraska) -- Frank LaMere, an activist from the Winnebago Tribe who was known for his decades of work in Indian Country, passed away on the evening of June 16, 2019....

4/17/2019

article Political Opposites Join Forces to Fight Homelesses, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Issues
(Iowa) -- Local and national leaders joined forces at a “Healing Summit” hosted by the Siouxland Street Project and the Community Initiative for Native...
article Sioux City leaders discuss work being done to combat addiction, homelessness
(Iowa) -- After detoxing at local hospitals, Sioux City's homeless men and women end up right back on the streets using drugs and alcohol, because they have nowhere...

4/8/2019

article Healing Summit to explore 'next steps' in combating homelessness, addiction in Siouxland
(Iowa) -- Matt Ohman, executive director of Siouxland Human Investment Partnership, told Sioux City Council members Monday that addiction and homelessness among Native...

3/4/2019

article Activist LeMere pushes for federal review of Zachary Bear Heels case
(Nebraska) -- Winnebago Tribe member Frank LaMere, a Native American activist, is pressing for answers about the death of Zachary Bear Heels and believes it’s time...

3/1/2019

article Activist Frank LaMere discusses reasons for doing at Blair Rotary Club meeting
(Nebraska) -- The drive to work for local, state or national causes is something that is naturally ingrained in some people, including Blair Rotary Club members and many...

11/22/2018

article Town Hall Meeting opens dialogue about Native American concerns
(Nebraska) -- “There are solutions out there, but you’re going to have to trust us,” said a member of the Native American community during a town hall...

11/21/2018

article Native Americans March For Their Children Placed With Foster Families
(Iowa) -- Members of the Native American community journeyed on foot through Sioux City on Wednesday to memorialize Native children who have been removed from their...

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