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by Maxie Elizabeth Ruan, June 22, 2016

       The Drunken Indian. It’s a phrase that conjures up just one of the many stereotypical image of Native Americans: red skins smelling of liquor and stumbling out of the local bar with blood-shot eyes.

       This stereotype reflects the idea that Native Americans consume alcohol at higher rates than other races; however, a new study out of the University of Arizona (UA) directly challenges that idea by finding that Native American’s actually abstain from alcohol more than non-natives.

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by Maxie Elizabeth Ruan, June 22, 2015

      Almost three months after the government returned his sacred eagle feathers; Lipan Apache Vice-Chairman Robert Soto is back in court, fighting for the right to use them, after filing a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Interior.

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