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Preserving The Native American Legacy
Preserving The Native American Legacy

AIR DATE: November 21, 2012

What are the challenges that Native American tribes face today? Who are the leaders? It's Native American Heritage Month. We'll talk to a panel of Native American leaders about what they're doing to protect and pass on their history, language and heritage.
Dr. Chad Waucaush, Chair of the Native American Heritage Month Planning Committee
Colleen Trujillo, Co-Chair of the NAHM Committee
Dr. Chris Kypuros, Director of Financial Aid, UNLV Dental School and adviser to the American Indian Alliance at UNLV
Lea Hallet, CSN student and president of All Nations Native Organization at CSN


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    Weren't opposing Indian Tribes enemies and often went to war with each other? I don't think all of the tribe's woes can be blamed on Columbus and the settlers.
    EdNov 19, 2012 10:55:24 AM
    @Ed "I don't think all of the tribe's woes can be blamed on Columbus and the settlers." The American Holocaust (upwards of 90 million Indigenous people reduced to 215,000), Genocide, Enthnic Cleansing, Rape, Murder, Lynching, Indian Relocation, Indian Boarding Schools... Your right Ed, why blame it on Columbus and the settlers. Americans are champions of endangered species, Save the Whales, meanwhile we have Indians living in third world conditions...
    OzomatliNov 19, 2012 12:00:48 PM
    Yes I want to know about the Native American Tribes in Nevada
    JamesNov 16, 2012 14:26:15 PM
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