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    Yakamas work to preserve, cultivate native plants
    by Skabewis
    By Philip Ferolito
    Toppenish, Washington (AP)

    Lavina Wilkins grew up gathering various berries and other native plants along the Yakima River.

    Raised by her grandmother in the Parker area, the Yakama tribal member learned firsthand the inseparable link between the...
    03-10-2009, 03:01 PM
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    History rests on history in Biloxi, Mississippi
    by Skabewis
    By Leigh Coleman
    Biloxi, Mississippi (AP)

    In a heavy rain, ancient pieces of Native American pottery shards still sometimes surface at the ultra-modern beachfront facility designed by Frank Gehry for the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art in Biloxi.

    Most are small, about...
    07-29-2010, 03:41 PM
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    Lessons about heritage helps Native American students
    by Skabewis
    By Elizaeth Stuart
    Salt Lake City, Utah (AP)

    In a windbreaker and skinny jeans, Annie Fregoso was just another Springville High School student absentmindedly twirling the wires of her iPod headphones around her finger as she waited recently for reading time to start at Nebo’s...
    03-16-2009, 02:04 PM
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    Artist weaves Native values into baskets
    by Skabewis
    By Kim Marquis
    Juneau, Alaska (AP)

    Della Cheney said she sees Southeast Alaska Native cultures coming back into focus in many ways, but for the weaver, the emergence of art is a primary way to teach and remind her people about traditional tribal values.

    06-12-2008, 03:02 PM
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    After shooting, Arizona ponders contradictions
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    By Pauline Arrillaga
    Tucson, Arizona (AP)

    The woman was a native Arizonan, her family going back six generations. Hours after her congresswoman was gunned down at a neighborhood supermarket, she stood at a candlelight vigil on a street corner and clutched a sign that read “Peace.”...
    01-19-2011, 01:23 AM



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