May 28, 2008

Lakota codetalker sports complex

Group pushes Code Talker sports complex

Money sought for project honoring key Lakota contribution in WWIIOrganizers of a Code Talkers Veterans Memorial sports complex on the Rosebud Reservation still are looking for corporate partners but are moving ahead with the project.

A group led by several South Dakota State University professors is trying to raise $2 million, half of which would pay for the complex west of Mission with a lighted ball diamond and fields for soccer and flag football.

The other $1 million would be used to upgrade facilities at 19 other communities across the reservation.

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