As noted in an August 2003 episode from Minnesota Public Radio, the U.S. Government and Christian churches spent 150 years trying to eliminate Native American spiritual practices. Yet, their beliefs survived.
In Rekindling the Spirit: The Rebirth of American Indian Spirituality, MPR explored the return to traditional ways that is bringing new hope to Indian Country.
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