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    History of Native American Military Service

    A panel was held on the history of military service by Native Americans since the American Revolution, featuring American Indians who served in the armed forces during World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and…

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    Native American Reaction to Henry Hudson

    Evan Haefeli re-examined the traditional interpretations of the native reaction to the arrival of explorer Henry Hudson and the men on his ship “Half Moon” 400 years previously. He focused on what the natives' descendants…

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    Relationship Between Military and Press

    Reporters who covered the military, former military officers, and others talked about the relationship between the military and the media. Topics included General David Petraeus' recent Iraq…

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    Reporting on the Iraq War

    Journalists spoke about reporting on military and political affairs in Iraq, depictions of U.S. Iraq policy in the media, criticism and public skepticism of accuracy in media accounts of…

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    Live Earth Concert Opening Ceremony

    In this portion of the Live Earth opening ceremony former Vice President Gore and others talked about the Native American perspective on ecology and about global warming and necessary actions to be taken to…

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    National Museum of the American Indian Opening

    Dignitaries spoke at the opening ceremony for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian on the National Mall in Washington, DC. They talked about the importance of…

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    National Museum of the American Indian

    Program begins in progress. Mr. West announced that the new National Museum of the American Indian will be opened to the public on September 21, 2004. He described the museum’s concept,…