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Pro golfer targets diabetes in Indian communities

Professional golfer Notah Begay III is fighting the growing problem of diabetes among Native-American youth, saying the disease could ultimately cost tribes their future leaders if nothing is done.Full story

In Nicaragua, a potter's wheel keeps tradition alive

Court affirms exclusive Native American use of eagle feathers

Jesuits settle 500 abuse cases for $166 million

Maine official forced out for race, other remarks

A Maine cabinet member who was forced out after offending rural residents, African-Americans and Native Americans all in one day said Friday that some of the comments attributed to him were misconstrued and others he didn't even say. Full story

Travel Picks: Top 10 desert city destinations

NEW YORK (Reuters Life!) - Beaches are heating up but for real heat without the cooling influence of the sea, head for the desert or a city near one. Online travel advisers Cheapflights ( offers its top 10 desert city destinations. Reuters does not endorse this list: Full story

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North Dakota lawmakers vote to keep "Fighting Sioux"

Obama backs U.N. indigenous rights declaration

How genocide wiped out a Native American population

Diverse cultures influenced New Mexico art


  Anti-Obama right panics over Native American takeover

The latest bogus right-wing anti-Obama fearmongering story is a concern that President Obama's honorary membership as a Crow indian and a new UN charter on the rights of indiginous people is actually a sign that Obama plans to give the United States back to Native Americans.

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