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2002 Native American News Archive

Native American news and events that occurred in Indian Country in 2002.

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2002 Native American News Highlights

—The Kennewick Man Hearings resume as eight scientists sue the government to study 9000-year-old bones that Native American tribes claim.

 

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Eyre returns with “Skins”

Bristling with anger, humor and a deep sadness, Chris Eyre’s second feature “Skins” is a torrent of moods, feelings and scorched fury.  In examining a struggle of acceptance and reconciliation between two brothers, the film acknowledges a culture whose scarred … Continue reading

Joe Leaphorn is not his old self but Tony Hillerman is happy with ‘Skinwalkers’

The Navajo police lieutenant from 14 Tony Hillerman novels has been altered for television. But his creator is pleased with what he sees. Wes Studi, who plays Leaphorn in “Skinwalkers” as the new PBS Mystery  season gets under way Sunday … Continue reading