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  • Native American wannabes: Beware the Weasel Spirit

    A Telluride, Colo., woman, irked by the way some New Age whites cannibalize Indian spirituality, has taken on the name of "White Dork" and the totem animal weasel.

  • Indian Country Today's Pow Wow 2000

    A guide of schedules of Native American pow wows across the nation is offered through Indian Country Today.

  • Not your average beauty queen

    A profile of 24-year-old Rachel Benally shows a vibrant young woman whose family life is in bright contrast to the often-grim statistics about youth problems in the Navajo Reservation.

  • A 700th generation fisherman

    Umatilla Indian Donald Sampson, director of the Columbia River Intertribal Fisheries Commission, defends Indian rights to fish for salmon.

  • Tribes cast for tradition, catch controversy

    The treaty rights of Indians from the Umatilla, Yakama, Nez Perce and Warm Springs tribes to fish for salmon in the Columbia River are coming under attack from non-Native fishermen and other river users.

  • 'Spiritual hucksterism' attacked in Boulder

    Naropa University in Boulder, Colo., is being sued by a former student who says that Eagle Cruz, co-founder of the school's Native American Studies program, falsely claimed to be a Lakota spiritual leader.

  • The sacred comes home

    The New York City-based Repatriation Foundation aims to restore Native American artifacts that end up in the art market to the tribes from which they came.

  • Powerful Images at the Heard Museum

    The Heard Museum in Phoenix, Ariz., is planning three major exhibits on Indian culture for the year 2000.

  • Burial at Pine Ridge

    The remains of 42 Oglala Indians, stored for years at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., are at last returned and buried on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.

  • Picturing Native American Culture

    The book, "Powerful Images: Portrayals of Native America," is a beautiful and thought-provoking collection of essays and photographs.

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