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Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day


October 10, 2022

In January, Navajo leader Peterson Zah received a lifetime achievement award from the Grand Canyon Trust. From 1982 to 1987, Zah served as the chairman of the Navajo Nation. He then became its first president in 1990. President Zah reflected on his work from his home in Window Rock, Arizona.

Native Americans make up just a fraction of the Rapid City’s population — but more than half the jail population. A circle of elders is playing a direct role in trying to change that. Stewart Huntington has more.

Mycoplasma bovis is common in cattle, but rarely deadly. For buffalo, it’s taking a toll. In March, the New York Times reported on Fred Dubray’s bison herd — and this disease that has no cure. Fred has been ranching on the Cheyenne River Reservation in South Dakota for 30 years. Take a look at this interview from April.


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