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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 THE IETHBRICOE HERAID Fiiday, JJ, 1972 Indian ivomen split over treaty rights By CHERYL IIAUKES OTTAWA fCP) Indian -.vjTr.er. ar.d their descendants vr.o Icet their status through mi.xcd marriages have been jus-; stripped of their treaty rUh'j. a treaty Indian said 'Vr.dcr the Indian Act, an In-: diar. who marries a her Indian Vicki Cro-i-chi-d. a Sarcee In- from E-irr.-jnton, was com- following a three-day curlerer.-'.e or Ir.dian rights for Indian for the T.-ea'v Voice of Albcna, prese-.e Ir.dian Act in its present form, claimed that the rEylutions adopted by the con- firence did r.ot represent the ot'.niors of most treaty Indian Ahou-. 10 r.a'ive both and -on-status. voted to on behalf of Jear.r.etle Corbiere whose fight to retain her Indian status comes before the Sup-rente Coun of Canada in March. Mr; Laveil. a 29-year-old Ojibwav. lost her treaty rights under 'the Indian Act in Dec. 'WeeWhimsyl 1970 when she married Toronto student David Lavell, a white man. In Oct., KTL the Federal Court of Canada ruled that to deprive her of her treaty status was a contravention cf the Bill of Rights. FEAR OVERCROWDING Several Ir.dian organizations are planning to appear against Mrs. Lavell. They have ex- pressed fear that their treaties will be destroyed if tbe Bill of j Rights is permitted to overrule the Indian Act. They anticipate flooding ci already crcwded re-! serves by non status Irdians and white men who have mar- ried Indian women. The Lavell case, Miss Cro-.v- child said, has forced a widen- ing o: the rift between treaty and non-status Indians, and! threatened treaty Indians' most sacred possession their land. J-There Isn't any vhite man who would rot iump at the chance to move onto the Indian reserve with i'-s tax-free land, free medical benefits and free education for his children." Indian worr.en who marry non Indians or whites, she said, have been warned since they were children that they would lose their treaty rights. that many of these women -.n_re not seeking an identity but. rather the mone- tary benefits o: the. reserve, education and health ''I'll probably marry a non-j Indian myself, ar.d I accept the f Santa and friend pay hurried visit By JCDE TURIC Herald Stall Writer soft hair and suit, (jusl to make sure all was i On that night, our city was That night, there was a twin- j the irit of kle in his eyes v.-mch promised mas our trip would be special. Fie had Moby Dick set up just Tin young ami the young-at- heart shared a smile, a wave, a sav. SaJlU HO! HO! HO! HO! HO! Sanla paid a flying visit to let'nbridgs (his for a fev? important early delivers. Rudolph'and the beys busily engaged at the Nc.-t'n Pels catc'ninq fcrty in preparation for their mighty sprint on the big night, so Santa's special friend, Moby Dick, borrowed c spare let of anllers from Prancer and disguised himself as o reindeer to pull the old men's sleiah around Bill Groenen, phcto Cause still unknown 7 Linfc confirmed between dru, cancer right in the ng arid wnn a! hello rj, a honk the. quick crack of the little car hrjrn Santa Mobv set off, belis ringing as tne wav jj, from sleigh moved down the streets.! The air was fresh, But spirit could crisp wind making his chtc-KS ;_n the heart of Santa, all the more rorsy and myseu; v.ho tjme each >x-ar to thankful for the warm coat.! real for the It was my first sleigh ride, but the big thrill was being, 'No profu or gajn for _ right next to Santa on his early j :ust jov arKj satisfaction of Christmas deliveries. 1 a ji.jie boy sav, "I never He ho-ho-hoed along his telteai till no-.v, 'cause wishing people a very rnerry Christmas, waving to little ones peering out of windows, and all i the while urging Moby to do his on Ux; almost de-snov.ed He chuckled as he explained wl-iat had happened to the real reindeer, and why old Moby had borrowed for the job. Rudoiph and the boys were. at that moment, sound! asleep at their North Pole resting up for the night. Santa said they were all get- ting on in years, fit's 'veen aj long, lone time since they first started and the Christ mas Eve dash, v.-1'.h extra pre- Ey P.OBEP.T REINHOL F) New York Times Service for use wgariizers said an! Stilbestrol had been v, en-ja! number of treaty and nor.- BOSTON A link be-1 since the 19; drug for bltc-thg or miscar- rlase but did itnov; what it for The disease is still relatively rare, but iU full extervt is not lil-teiy to he blown for many vc-ars. It is believed that hun- dreds of thousands of Ameri- can women took the drug over last 25 years and the di- sc-a.-e usually dots not shov; up in their daughters until pub- Iie-i-aj.se the cancer often such symptoms 'i and LEISTER'S bEiaieK a MUSIC LTD. Campus Corner advanced, it well to early treatment. "We recor.iir.snd that any girl whose mother tooit during have a com-, plete pel'.ic eiar.-jnation by her doctor after menarc'r.e. be- of Hc-rbst ssic, "I: we recommend repeated year- ly, and more frequently i! si> no'rmali'.it-s are Tne disease is thought to be the first example sn which a or car.'-tr- pssws through the to fttus in the wornb. w-hat th-e does to rause the cancer is r.ot h'jt Herbs', theonzw it fe-.al ills or dL-turts the normal de- velopment of 'J-.K genital tract, allowing c a r. c e r to develop later. re IIS Ev fathv ile There, it. was an essential medieval mystery plays, in which it tyrnholized the Gar- n wc y For '.he past three weeks 'if i den oi Lighting and adults and chilrjren i trirnmirig v.tre also a part tjf alike, have r.een caught up in i tha idea. the hustle and buttle of the Further back, tr.e tree was season- a of pagan t.'ee wor- AL-padv rivtrs o the f'ur.rl Sunset Ave. Calory. I I _xV calendar of local happe' Tau Cbaper. Beta Sigma Pbi wiil rritct at ihe Milk Fiiver Belies -n club wiil hold the regular d.ir.ce Tuesday at Z p.m. in the elementary school. Vi'omen are to please bring a Ux lunch. There will a New Year's K'.e party Saturday, Dec. in the Krle Rivers school. Moby had perked up at the mention of his name arxi; began to go into a lively trot. putting up ES goc'I a snow as the regular sleigh-pullers. Santa cheered hirn on and we j soon arrived at our first stop. There were faces peeking, through the door, and shrieks j of o-jt to greet the jolly man as the children realised it real-y was Santa: Claus. He made his way up the v.-slk. with beib jinglL-ig with every step awl the bulging sack of toys bouncing across his back, inside, they gathered round, staring a-, cars trucks a-nd Billy BUsi-offs were pulled for "the boys; ar.d liddle-kiddles on strings, necklaces sn-i dolb were handed to bright- eyed little girls. Santa made a point to ask each and every chiM bow good bfl'd been, arid checked it out with morn dad. Kr- chatted v-itn all snd thor. said his goodbyes, v.ith prorr.- ues of bringir.g much more in the nfczt few nights. Mobv had become impatient End ready to be off, so San'a his bag o( goodies on to sleigh, hopped in bim- T seif, ar.d v.e off. The stops that night were manv. excited tots running out to meet him as the sleigh jingled pa.st Sptirkling eyes San- ta's and little hands wtjre ready to touch his Promote housing project VAN'COUYER 'CP) A non- profit group dedicated to pro- The United Founda- tion will c-oncentrate on co-oper- ative residential developments, said Shirley Schmid, president. offer an service to any group planning co-opera- tive ho'i-.ing projects. are looking (or a non- prolit group to a permanent spo.isof, but falling that, we will do the develfxjm-rnU ourselves." Tr.e foundation hopes to pro- vide units o! housing in Brit- ish Columbia nezt year with long-range plans of units anrrually by 'Tr.e average industrial wage-earner is already hard put to find suitable boasing for his Mrs. Schmid said. o n -p r o f i t. co-operatively owr.ed housing is an effective way of putting the lid on spirall- ing costs." She said the housng built or initiated by the foundation "will have to meet criteria of strict rental control or controlled re- sale pr.ce. DICK'S CUSTOM FLOOR INSTAUATIONS Hait ir.g I Chriit- dl typa REASONAEIE RATES PHONE 328-O077 5 P.M. DIAMOND ANNIVERSARY ar.d rA.-s. Bernard celsbrci'-d Jbeir cnni- with a Tr.c- cvjpie hove r.een Lelh- bridge residents :ir.ce 1933, vya, born in Ortario, rr.aved to Eo l-.land in He rnarreld E'.-.iie H-jrrit of Per-.or.i, oriqi- o? Dei! Rapid'., So'jth ond by have three children: Mr-.. of H'jr.raj and cf tethbrid-js. Their eldoil -.on, Jo-eph, ii b'jve or.-; PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES 2 JACKPOTS LETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM (Upstair-.) EVERY THURS.-3 p.m. THE OFFICE OF THE Allied Arts Council Bowman Arts Council WILL BE CLOSED From Dec. 25th to Jan, 2, 1973 LEISTERS COMiNG EVENTS Allied Arts Council CHRISTMAS PANTOMIME Get Your Tickets Early DEC. 26 lo DEC. 59 MARY and FRED LEISTER and STAFF 5 ail their 2