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  • Park may get trashy neighbor

    Park officials and environmentalists protest a proposed landfill at Eagle Mountain, Calif., right next to Joshua Tree National Park.

  • 'There's a notion that Indians practicing their religions are less than religious'

    In her own words, Lakota Sioux spiritual and cultural leader Charlotte Black Elk discusses the clash between Native and white spirituality at places like Devils Tower.

  • The sacred and profane collide in the West

    The growing desire of Native Americans to protect their sacred sites in the West leads to sometimes acrimonious debate over public access, the First Amendment and the definition of sacred places.

  • Tribal force

    A new comic book called "Tribal Force" wants to offer positive role models as well as entertainment to young Native Americans.

  • This rancher wants to stay

    Rancher Rob Blair in his own words on why he intends to keep raising cattle on the Mojave Preserve.

  • The Mojave National Preserve: 1.4 million acres of contradictions

    California's new Mojave National Preserve, touted as "a park for the 21st century," seeks to remain primitive and to avoid alienating the small communities in and around the preserve.

  • A miner turns host

    Jerry Freeman, owner of the tiny town of Nipton, Calif., in his own words on why he thinks the preserve will be a good - and profitable - thing.

  • Tribal force

    A new comic book called "Tribal Force" wants to offer positive role models as well as entertainment to young Native Americans.

  • This rancher wants to stay

    Rancher Rob Blair in his own words on why he intends to keep raising cattle on the Mojave Preserve.

  • The Mojave National Preserve: 1.4 million acres of contradictions

    California's new Mojave National Preserve, touted as "a park for the 21st century," seeks to remain primitive and to avoid alienating the small communities in and around the preserve.

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