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    When was the last lime fou
twitched your radio oa ad heard
I) never. 2) a very long ume ago;
3) not ao long *o, bn ii wn when
you were driving tone where out
weal, crouing the High Desert or
the Great Plains in the middle of the
night. or 4) ux Tuesday. IT you
answered #4, yon have probably been
listening to southeastern North
Carolina's aewex radio program
If s called Native Voices, and it
happens euery Tuesday evening
(ran 7 to 9 PM oa Fayetteville'i
PuNic Radio station WP5S (91.9 FM;
from the campus of Fayctleville State
University). The producer and host is
John Lentz. a recent graduate of
Pembroke Stale University. John
cane to Pembroke State with an
already-well-developed interex in
Native Anted ra. inspired at American
Indian Madias. and left here with a
very broad knowledge or Native
American history, cullore and
contemporary issues. He is putting
his ujpraiinml and personal
hwtfgmund to wrt hi das program.
Native Voices
John feci* that hi uae ways
Native Voices is like a five-sway,
that part of powwows and other Native
American cultural event* when
people share the* blessings with the
people who are special 10 diem. He
snyc "I want people to see the great
range of Native American musical
talent that's out there. It's important
that these voices be beard, in light
of there being so many
misunderstanding* about Indians.
I've heard some of the moat intelligent
people in the world say the most
ridiculous things about Native
Americans." Native Voices is a step
toward enhanced understanding of
the richness and diversity of
contemporary Native America
Native Voices feature* almost
every possible type of music by
Native American*. You might bear
the traditional drumming and singing
of Whitefuh Bay, or the folk music of
B1 iffy St. Marie (my favorite is "Bury
My Heart at Wounded Knee") You
?j^ta0ay*e7O>-ftyleMccalc?ock
music of Keitb Secola (I like "Indian
CaD or the acoustic roc* of Bill
Miller (check out "Reservation Romf).
Then there's the traditional
Comanche music of Cornel
PewewanJy sod the flute music of
Douglas Spotted Eagle. There are also
occasional Indian storks and
legends, items of news and historical
interest, plus information about area
powwows and other events.
For the future, John is working
toward incorporating interviews with
national and regional Native
American personalities. He also
hopes to have increasing involvement
from North Carolina's local Native
American communities.
But for the time being, plenty of
good music and good words can be
beard from Native Voices.
For more information about
Native American music, visit the
Native American Resource Center in
Old Main Building, on the campus of
Pembroke State University. <
Pembroke
Kiwanis
Report
The weekly meeting was held at
the Tow n and (L'ouatrv Reataurant with
pest prcMdent Buddy Bell presiding
U Gov Sieve M. Ra gpo from the
Lumber** kiwaats Club installed
the new officers for the veer 1994
1993 hey are: Prestdent-Gcadv Hunt
President-elect is Bob Lowry.
is Albert Heat Albert has served
thirty three years Board of directors
will be named and retina* President
Buddy BeU is a member of the Board
?f enaideai Bell awarded he
President Plaque and the Kiwaman of
the Year Award Family members
weregaests
Invocation was presented by
Vardell Swett Son* leader was Ed
Tasts Reporter-ken Johaeon
NeitTuesdav'i meet my will be
Chaster at*h and will be held at the
Town and Countrv Restaur an i
First Contract Awarded
Native American Firm
Today. Immigration and
Naturalization Service ilNSi
Commissioner Doris Meissner
announced the first major contract
ever awarded to a Native American
firm in the history of the agency The
S24 million contract was awarded to
Umband. Incorporated which is owned
and operated by the Turtle Mountain
Band of the Chippewa Indians
"We are pleased to be able to
award a contract of this magnitude to
a Native American firm.' said
Meiaaner "We ate especially proud
that this is the largest contract ever
awarded to a Nanve Amen can firm in
the entile Department of Justice "
Commissioner Meissner also cited the
support and efforts of the Department
of the interior which contributed to
the successful contract award
The contract with Umband
provides the data entrv and support
services for the agency ? computer
system which tracks die entry and
departure of over 20 million visitors
and students to the United States each
year
The computer system is called the
ssRsssfessjr
It contains arrival and departure
information on temporary visitors
i called non-immigrants i to the United
States, and foreign students enrolled
in over 23.000 authorized schools in
the United States
The NIIS-'STSC contract was
awarded to the Native American firm
under the Small Business
Administration' s < SB A i Section ?< a i
program Under this program, the SB A
certifies firms that are owned and
controlled by socially and
economically disadvantaged
individuals or by an economical I \
disadvantaged Indian tribe or Native
Hawaiian organization
Uniband. Incorporated of
Belcourt. North Dakota was founded
in 198? asa joint venture between the
Turtle Mountain Band of the
Chippewa Indians and Unibase Data
Systems In 1989. Unibase's interest
in the company was purchased by the
Turtle Mountain Band, which now
completely owns and operates the
company Uniband. incorporated was
certified by the SBA. as an "8 tai"
company in May 1991
the contract was awarded for a
period of one year with ah option to
extend it for another year
Cameron's
Comment
By Fmmt Cememm
Thoae whopped abo?a the Hornets
Parish this summer, take note of what
ike real of ike league was forced to
In Cleveland. Michael Cane was
signed at a backup for the oft-injured
Brad Daughertv Good move
in Sncmneato.ike Kings gothboch
Charlotte cast-off Frank Bnckowski
and former D*e star Aiaa Ahdetaabv
Are these guys starters'
In Milwaukee, another former,
Hornet Marty Cooion will share time
at the power forward spot I like
Manv's game But onlv in spot duty
Boston signed Pervis Ellison He s
the center who's knees look like he
went thru the GiJooly factory
Veteran slew-foot Larry
Kxystkowtak will plav for the Bulls
James Edwards might be as old as
Parish, but we can't find his birth
certificate He'll be anchoring the
Portland middle
And to top off this list of rocky
roads, "knuckteball" Bill Cartwnght
hopes he's not sleepy in Seattle
So Hornets fans, you missed on
Manning and Horace Grant, but at
least you didn't get stuck w ith the rest
of the ffee agent follies
Former California running back
Russel White tried to explain w hy his
weight shot up tfom 195 to 230 one
summer "I used to live next to a
doughnut shop, and around midnight
they used to make fresh doughnuts "
Watch Paul Cameron Weeknights
at 5. 5 30. 6 and 11 on WBTW
NewsChannel 3
The Coach's
Corner
More oo the Baseball Strike
The Constitution of the United
States is the Law of tbe land No
where in the Constitution does it give
any on in this Republic the Tight to
subvert" it's wishes on any other
group of individuals "Inalienable
rights' is I tow the Constitution lists
them When the baseball players went
on strike they stomped on the
"inalienable rights' of millions of
U.S. citizens Democracy" listens
to all kinds of local demands thus
violating the inalienable rights
guaranteed by the Constitution We
should remember that we are a
Republic as tbe ( onstitution states It
does not even mention the word
democracy At the same time, it
does not even mention of the
Separation of church and stale '*
This is a horrible mistake done in this
Republic, a horrible myth
"Inalienable rights is the key word,
not democracy They tramp on the
nghts-inalienable On the ethics side
? the selective ethic puts tbe welfare of
the republic first, not the players first,
the country first The situation ethic
puts the selfishness of each first. We
must remember we are a Republic not
aselfishdemocracy A republic where
Congress should debate and come up
with the best for the Republic The
baseball strike isn t even democratic
Solve the strike
Revival
Services
Revival serv ices will begin at New
Bethel Holiness Methodist Church
on October f and run through October
14. Services begin Sunday night at 7
pm Wee knights services will begin
al7.30p.m The church is located on
iona Church Road between Rowland
and Fairmont Evangelists Rev
Patrick L Cummings. pastor of
Hopewell Holiness Methodist
Church and Rev Terrv "Ike"
Cummings. pastor of Gray Pond
Baptist Church, will bring the
messages. The public is encouraged
to attend Special music will be
presented each night The pastor is
Rev James H W oods
Pediatric Pointers -
By JOSEPH T. BELL, MD
0
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The port 6 weeks has* been busy
in chaic because of headsun aud
kindergarten physicals Part ot my
exam is toarii the parents about the
development of ibe child, how is the
child behaving in comparison to
other kids their age Sometimes we
came across kids that aire with speech
or language problems w Ik need help
Today we w ill talk about preschool
language milestones and what they
mean for us as parents
Language is a set of abstract
symbols shared by a group and used
for the purpose of communication
This means understanding what is
said aswell as qiealung meaningfully
and clearly enough to understand
Spoken words are language only if
they communicate meaning and are
not just repetition of what has been
heard Therefore, assessment of a
child's language development has
to look at how they understand what
is being told to them and how they
communicate what they need to tell,
rather than just then saying the word
The following are age-relaied
language milestones that parents can
use to gauge the progress of their
child
18 months -Uses single words,
including "NO" points to body
parts, identifies simple pictures
J 2 years - Uses three word phrases
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aw. "iy*-SEMI'S "MINE"*
mofe>S?B four wonte use future
team. Mb and answers ? what."
Who". "Where": identifies self
as boy or gui
4 Years - C an give connected
account of recent experiences, ask
and answers "why. "when."
"how" Uses past tenae. adjectives,
adverbs, knows opposites (eg, good
versus bad)
5 years - has fluent speech, gives
definitions
There is a considerable
difference between "demand"
language, which involves asking a
child questions, and language
produced spontaneously, which
reflects the child's ability more
accurately The latter is assessed ?
best through conversation
If you suspect a speech delay. .
contact your doctor or a speech
pathologist for evaluation
Congratulanonstothe Pow Wow
Committee and Ray Littleturtie on a |
Great Lumbee Fall Pow Wow This <
weekend is the Fayetteville Pow (
Wow and the next is the Waccamaw
Siouan Pow Wow in Buckhead
Support our local Pow Wows! See
Ya!' ? I
rpe Way LSggJt
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COWBOYS AND INDIANS by
Dr. Dealt Chavers (c) Copyright,
IW4
Sometimes on Sunday, when I
was a boy. we played Cowboys and
Indians It was Grady Chavts. Fuzzy
Chavts. Tecumseh Braybov III. Tim
Brayboy. and a few others <
Nobody wanted to be the I
Cowboys Evervone wanted to be <
Indians The reason we made real
arrows, with nails for arrowheads
The only thing the Cowboys had ;
was air nfles. They weren tany match ?
for an arTow made from a reed, with a <
ten-penny nail inserted in for the i
arrowhead. That arrow would have i
brought down a deer, or even a water
buffalo, with a well-placed shot t
Grady showed us bow to take some I
tongs his father Septer had and cut the i
heads of the nails off Then we would i
insert them butt first into the reed We I
would then wrap smng around them I
io hold them in place ,ui
We practiced by making some
targets from cardboard boxes That
ten-penny nail head would go right i
through three or four layers of t
cardboard I
The Cowboys, when they cornered
us with their ieenv little air rifles. <
would drop them immediatelv when i
they saw us draw back the bow strings
The air rifle would sting vou It could I
knockvoureyeoutifithitit Oneeven I
split one of my teeth, and 1 had to have J
the tooth pulled
But the nail head would have gone
all the way through a person s txidy
We made bow s from oaks we found
along ditch banks and in the woods
The draw strings were made from
cord at each end. tied to some red ?
of the arrows to make them fly straight.
We used to use the barn, or the crib,
for practice. I wonder if Mister Septer
wondered how all those holes got in
his barns
We never did any hunting with the
bows and arrows But then we never
got close enough to any game to use
them We were too used to .22*s and
12 gauge shotguns to sneak around
and surprise an animal.
We probably spent more time
making the bows and arrows than we
did actually playing Cowboys and
Indians It was too dangerous. None
of use ver shot anybody, either with an
arrow or with an air rifle. We just did
make believe
Now. I can't believe we were
foolish enough to actually play that
way. lfooeofus had shot another one.
rubber, and some cord in the middle to
fit the notch in the arrow
If we could have shot a deer with
one of the arrows. I know it would
have gone all the way through the
deer s neck Those were wicked
arrows We used feathers on the shaft
Especially with the arrows, it could ,
have gone all the way through an arm.
pr a leg. God forbid, a stomach
I had made bows and arrows for
vears before that. We made the bows
ind arrows at Mister Septer's house
when we were 12 or 14 years old. The
3iies 1 had made at home were toys;
they were weak, for little boys.
After I had made two or three of
them. 1 read an article in the
Progressive Farmer about how to make
i real bow from oak. The ones I had
uade before were from willow
ranches, or sassafras, or some easily
oent wood . They were easy to bend,
but they fad no power.
The oak ones, even when they
were green, had power. I am just
thankful now that none of us got hurt
playing with these dangerous toys.
Barents, if you see any of your kids
doing something foolish like that, take
their toys away from them.
I missed two weeks of this column
this Fall because of a heavy work
load Please have patience with me
Helen. Connee. and readers.
Armed
Forces
Allen F Kent Commander-in
Chiefofthe V eteransof Foreign Wars
of the United States, has announced
the award of a Golden Anniversary
Citation to VFW Post 284?
Pembroke The Post will be fittv vears
old on October 4. 1994
In issuing the citation to Post
Commander Arthur A. Shull. Cramer
congratulated all members of Post
2843 for the outstanding record they
have achieved of service to the
community, the veterans and to the
nation over the past fifty years
Post 2843 joins a growing list of
VFW Posts whose long association
with the organization have made it
the most successful major veterans
group in the countrv with a
membershipof more than twomilhon
men and women
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