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  • Climbing ban fails

    The Forest Service reverses a climbing ban at Cave Rock in South Lake Tahoe, Nev., despite Indian claims that the site is sacred.

  • How do you define sacred?

    A Comanche writer points out that Native Americans rarely agree on anything, including sacred places and spirituality, but believes that the discussion is good for us and that common sense can lead to mutual respect.

  • Mutual respect costs us little and gains us much

    In her own words, Devils Tower Superintendent Deborah Liggett urges respect for Indian sacred sites.

  • '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.

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