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According to Barbara Crandell, co-chairman of the Native American Alliance of Ohio, it initially was made from a scalp stretcher.
Descendants of Ohio's earliest people fight to save mounds
In November, Barbara Crandell, 73, of Thornville, was convicted of trespassing for praying at a mound there in June.
The Cherokee descendant says she has prayed there for 20 years.
Crandell, a member of the Native American Alliance of Ohio, argues that the land is public and she has a right to be there as a descendant of the people who built the mounds.
said that many Ohio mounds that were at one time American Indian graveyards now are piles of dirt.
"The remains aren't in there anymore.
They're up on a shelf at the Historical Society
and at universities, probably in shoeboxes," she
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said Barbara Crandell, a Cherokee elder who co-founded the Native American Alliance of Ohio in 1992.
Native Village News
Barbara Crandell, 73, a Native American woman of Cherokee descent, made news this summer when she was arrested for trespassing at the Moundbuilders Country Club in Ohio.She had gone to pray at the Octagon Earthworks' mound, which is within the club's boundaries, and was arrested for trespassing.To this day, Barbara has defied the judges order by refusing to pay dime of her fine.Crandell is a member of the Native American Alliance of Ohio and the local Friends of the Mounds group.http://www.zanesvilletimesrecorder.com/news/sories/20030113/localnews/764262.htmlFriends
join forces to help Crandell
Like a bundle of unbreakable sticks, Barbara Crandell's friends have banded together to raise money to pay fines and court costs from her
trespassing conviction at the Octagon Earthworks site.The Friends
of the Mounds group, which consists of Native Americans and those from other cultures, has already raised the $875.27 necessary to pay for Crandell's costs related to the Nov. 7 trial.In fact, the group has raised even more -- the collection is currently at $1,200 from 200 people and is continuing to grow.
, 73 and of Cherokee descent, maintains she
is not guilty and did not trespass at the Moundbuilders Country Club
on June 26, when she
went to pray at the Octagon Earthworks' observatory mound. http://www.newarkadvocate.com/news/stories/20030105/localnews/714253.html
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which provides financial assistance to Aboriginal students.In 2002, over $2,000,000 in individual scholarships were awarded.The Foundation also organizes two career fairs annually to introduce grades 9-12 students to potential careers.
ICT [2006/10/10] Sacred site at risk
said Barbara Crandell, a Cherokee elder who co-founded the Native American Alliance of Ohio in 1992.Composed primarily of descendants of Eastern Woodland Indians, NAAO works to increase public awareness of Indian people in Ohio and to protect mound complexes and other sacred sites."We did not receive any notice of any projects."
The announcement to which Crandell
was referring was the June 22 to July 22 public-notice period for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' review of Heath-Newark-Licking County Port Authority's plans for industrial construction near the Newark Earthworks, about 30 miles east of Columbus.