By Ted Lammi 

School incident draws tribal attention


April 21, 2023

Jana Peterson

Carlton Indigenous Student Council leader Ayeden Diver addresses the Carlton school board regarding demands for change to school policy regarding violence against other students during a packed meeting Monday.

Nearly 40 people turned out for the Carlton school board meeting Monday, many of them upset by allegations of a threat of violence against a Native American student.

In a news release Monday, Carlton Indigenous Student Council leader Ayeden Diver alleged a white male student held a knife to the throat of a female Native American student before spring break in March and that the perpetrator received only a partial-day suspension as punishment. Diver also submitted a letter to the school board in March, asking for a response to the alleged incident.

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