Levi Rickert, editor-in-chief in Entertainment. Discussion »
Last Saturday the Native News Network ran a commentary entitled,
J. Christopher Stevens: Flag Unites Slain American Indian Who Became American Ambassador. It was the most popular feature of the week.
A White House photographer captures the honor afforded Ambassador Stevens
Accompanying the commentary was a photo taken at Andrews Air Force base with President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton standing near an honor guard who surrounded the flag covered coffin of slain Ambassador Stevens.
A White House photographer captures the honor afforded Ambassador Stevens when his remains were welcomed home to American soil last Friday from Libya where he was murdered three days prior.
Two days after Ambassador Stevens' death, Chinook Tribal Chairman Ray Gardner revealed Ambassador Stevens was a member of the Chinook Tribe, based in Washington.
The Native News Network made several attempts to reach out to tribal officials to do a follow up story. The family asked for privacy in the aftermath of the Ambassador's death. To his credit, Tribal Chairman Gardner abided by the request of the family. The Native News Network honors the request.
The Native News Network honors his contributions to make Libya a better place.
posted September 22, 2012 9:40 am edt