Minimum security facility in Idaho plans to rebuild sweat lodge

A minimum security facility in Idaho has torn down a sweat lodge but is promising to rebuild it.

The South Idaho Correctional Institution said it tore down the sweat lodge for health and security concerns. It had been there for 25 years, the Associated Press reported.

Indian inmates said they are frustrated now that they don't have a place to practice their religion.

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Idaho prison officials tear down, vow to rebuild tribal sweat lodge at lockup near Boise (AP 8/24)

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