Yellow Bird: Indian Country loses a friend in Tom Clifford
"American Indian elders say that when a good man passes over, the universe trembles a little, and there’s change in the air. It is the spirits escorting the person to the other world — the spirits will be among us for a while, they say.

The universe trembled a little Wednesday when Tom Clifford passed on.

Many tribal members in the area say Clifford was a good man. They remember him as someone who listened to American Indian needs and responded.

Clifford touched a great many people."

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COLUMNIST DORREEN YELLOW BIRD: Indians knew and liked Tom Clifford (The Grand Forks Herald 2/6)

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