Current Events (2/5/01)
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Tribes in Idaho want the legislature to ban the use of the word "squaw" from all place names in the state. The Shoshone Bannock Tribes will play host to Indian nations at the 2002 Olympics. And while President Clinton granted clemency to former Navajo leader Peter MacDonald, he denied Leonard Peltier a pardon. Also on Capitol Hill, Indian leaders are lobbying the new Congress. We welcome you to call with your community's important events. Guests include Native producers at Pacifica's New York City station -- WBAI.