Wednesday, August 30, 2006

More about the Smoking Place, from "Indian Country Today"

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...The tribe expressed outrage and disbelief at recent vandalism to rock cairns at The Smoking Place, a sacred site to the tribe. One rock cairn was dismantled and the rocks scattered. Two other cairns where altered and rebuilt. 'These cairns are extremely sacred to the Nez Perce people, they are spiritual to use,' said Samuel N. Penney, chairman of the tribal executive committee....

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