Veterans Commemorate Service of Native Americans

photos by tj turner

The White Earth Veterans’ Association and Honor Guard meets monthly at the Veterans Center in Mahnomen, Minnesota. Members enhance their military uniforms with tribal details, and their recent activities have included participating in a celebratory program with a local elementary school and marking Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day.

Quinton Skinner is a writer and editor based in the Twin Cities. A former senior editor of Minnesota Monthly, he held the same post at Twin Cities METRO and 
has written for major national and local publications. He is the co-founder of Logosphere Storysmiths and author of several novels, including his latest, Odd One Out.