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UA professor's work on native people's rights earns Nobel Peace nomination

UA professor's work on native people's rights earns Nobel Peace nomination

University of Arizona law professor James Anaya has dedicated his life to the defense of human rights and the freedoms of indigenous peoples. He has argued before the Supreme Court and led a precedent-setting case that recognized indigenous land rights as a matter of international law.

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Indian activist Russell Means dies at 72

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Russell Means never shunned attention. Whether leading Native Americans in railing against broken federal treaties, appearing in a Hollywood blockbuster or advocating a sovereign American Indian nation within U.S. borders, the activist who helped lead the 1973 uprising at…

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