Here we will list a number of supporting documents, including newspapers articles and letters of support from prominent people and organizations. We update this page frequently, so check back often to stay up to date.

Below is a link to a March 19, 2002 letter from Sister Mitchell. Sister Mitchell is the Executive Director of the Tekakwitha Conference. The Tekakwitha Conference is an international multi-tribal Catholic Native American organization. 172 tribes were represents at this year's annual conference. And Tekakwitha Conference prayer circles, called Kateri Prayer Circles, have been formed on nearly all U.S. Reservations. This letter informs its readers that the Board of Directors of the Tekakwitha Conference support our effort to change the Rum River's derogatory name

Page links Below:

Star Tribune article (Oct. 3, 2006)

ST. Paul Pioneer Press Article

Princeton Union Eagle Article (May 06, 1999)

Anoka County Union article

Mendota Mdewakanton Dakota Community letter of support

Tekakwitha Conference letter of support (March 19, 2002)

Archbishop Harry Flynn's letters of support

United Nations' letter of support

Letter from National Trust Historic Preservation


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