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Native man blasts tribe's response to HIV/AIDS


Isadore Boni went public with his HIV/AIDS diagnosis in December 2004 in hopes of educating Native Americans about the dangers of the disease.

But Boni says his own San Carlos Apache Tribe in Arizona isn't doing enough to address what many health experts have called a "time bomb" in Indian Country. He also says the local media hasn't raised awareness about the disease.

Boni was diagnosed with HIV three years ago and has developed full-blown AIDS.

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Boni lashes out at community over illness (The Apache Moccasin 9/20)

Relevant Links:
National Native American AIDS Prevention Center - http://www.nnaapc.org
National HIV Prevention Conference - http://www.2005hivprevconf.org

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