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  •  Thank you for this, Ojibwa. I was born/raised (2+ / 0-)
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    truong son traveler, Ojibwa

    on the Camas Prairie of Central Idaho, in the heart of the country where many chapters of this remarkable and tragic story played out.  I grew up knowing geographic names like Lapwai, White Bird Creek and Lawyer's Canyon and Creek, but I learned as I matured what the actual story was about the line beyond which freedom lives that the Wallamwatkin (Wallowa) band and the young Chief Joseph drew in the sand after the US Army clamped down after the Little Big Horn...  

    "In a nation ruled by swine, all pigs are upward mobile..." - Dr. Hunter S. Thompson

    by Jack K on Mon Nov 08, 2010 at 09:14:09 PM PST

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