Indian veterans to get plaque near Capitol
ST. PAUL -- A Senate committee on Wednesday approved placing a plaque honoring American Indian veterans near the state Capitol.
It heads to a full Senate vote, and a similar bill is moving in the House.
Sen. Rod Skoe, DFL-Clearbrook, sponsors the bill.
"We love our country," White Earth Nation Chairwoman Erma Vizenor told senators, adding that a larger percentage of American Indians have served in the military than whites.
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