Daddy & Indians

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Daddy & Indians - 2A HifK Point Enttrprist, Wed., Sept. 7, 1960...
2A HifK Point Enttrprist, Wed., Sept. 7, 1960 Indians Continue To Attend School DUNN', X.C. (AP)—Indian chi!-,s?.id Tuesday, "The Board of Edu- dren seeking admittance to the;cati«n and the Indians want things all-white Dunn High School stagedi™ 1 *^ out peaceably to the sat- a sit-in demonstration today f° r ij n2 a \. 0aareemen f c an beVe^h°ed the third straight day in defiance;^ Friday." of a court order. j Proffit said <Tm hopeful lhat Three Indians entered the there are still avenues open." school. The Indian youngsters, assigned For two girls, Juanita Chance, to Eastern Carolina Indian School 13. and Ima Jean Chance, 13, itj near C!inton - have objected^ the defying the order forbidding them; was not up to par and other Indians from setting! Proffit reviewed the situation foot on school premises. Huie Paul i for the Harnett County commis- Maynard, who joined the girls sioners Tuesday. Tuesday, also returned to the Earlier Mayor George Franklin :Blalock of Dunn suggested a corn- school today. promise solution which, he said, School officials made no rnove; wcu ](j be agreeable to the Indians. to eject the children and continu-; He propos e d admitting two Ined a policy of ignoring them.; dian cnildren to the all - white Teachers have been instructed not> Dunn Hjgh Schoo , and two others to issue them books. White stu- ;to the high school at nearby Er . dent, said the Indians have taken; wjn this • . no part in classroom discussions.; In ^ meantime> three high Indian parents are hopeful they, sc hool rooms would be added to can work out their differences; an Indian €lementary school in with Harnett County officials be-; Harnett County> he said . fore Friday. If not, they threaten TiiptH-w aUn hrnnoM i rpnp-ii to take their case to court. ' f \/ onriav -f d ,v Inn- sit Ta Two Indian spokesmen met DunnH j"h (y Indian votin^ter Tuesday with Harnett County Three ^^ > School Supt. G. T. Proffit. and In- and spent U)C day (here _ dian parents met Tuesday night Thev u . cre not ejected although'™ to discuss the session. They de- ( , were jn jeopardy of bei * cl i", e ,1. totreveal Wh7at , took P 1 "^ 1 cited for violating a court w,ii,« Tonoc an Tnrf,.n «nnV«.! .. . !«• man who threatened the lawsuit, i{ Ladles — Wh»tever Vou DON'T MISS PAGE IN TODAY'S PAPER 5A building. School policy has been to ignore the youngsters. ! School board officials met Tues-j , ••**,., • , ,-. », , day in Raleigh with Gov. Hodges and Atty. Gen. Wade Bruton. iwas a review of the controversy i and produced no recommendations' by Hodges or Bruton. to

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  1. The High Point Enterprise,
  2. 07 Sep 1960, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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