Preserving the Past (10/5/00)
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Native America has reached the 21st Century and a prodigious question is being presented to each and every tribe, tribal member and tribal advocate. What do we preserve from our past to carry with us into the future? Our ceremonies, language and tribal histories are certainly priorities but what about values, relationships and attitudes? Can we remain closely connected to our past without compromising the future? Can we preserve a way of life that has existed on this planet for millennia?