A hopeful step for native children
Published 08/01/2012, The Jamestown Sun
The arrest of a 19-year-old for the murder of two Spirit Lake Reservation children is an important, visible step in an ongoing and often frustrating effort to protect American Indian children. Valentino Bagola was charged by federal authorities with four counts of murder in connection with the deaths of 6-year-old Travis Lee DuBois Jr. and 9-year-old Destiny Jane Shaw DuBois. He pleaded not guilty. The reservation is south of Devils Lake.Word count: 405
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