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Mark Charles: Celebrating war reveals disregard for our humanity
Opinion
Mark Charles: Celebrating war reveals disregard for our humanity (April 17, 2017)
When we go beyond confronting terrorism to blatantly celebrating the deaths of terrorists, and praising the beauty of our weapons that destroyed them, we are blurring the lines of humanity.

Jon Ross Townsend, of Cherokee Nation, killed in Afghanistan
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Jon Ross Townsend, of Cherokee Nation, killed in Afghanistan (September 19, 2012)
Jon Ross Townsend, a member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, was killed on duty in Afghanistan earlier this week. He was 19. Townsend was killed on September 16....

Northern Cheyenne soldier recovering after Afghanistan incident
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Northern Cheyenne soldier recovering after Afghanistan incident (August 9, 2012)
Joshua Peppers, a member of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Montana, is back in the U.S. after being injured in Afghanistan. Peppers, 27, stepped on an improvised explosive device while...

Northern Cheyenne soldier injured on tour of duty in Afghanistan
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Northern Cheyenne soldier injured on tour of duty in Afghanistan (August 2, 2012)
Joshua Peppers, a member of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Montana, was injured this week in Afghanistan. Peppers, 27, stepped on an improvised explosive device while on patrol. He's being...

Jordan Logan Bear, Ponca soldier, killed on duty in Afghanistan
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Jordan Logan Bear, Ponca soldier, killed on duty in Afghanistan (March 6, 2012)
Jordan Logan Bear, a member of Ponca Tribe of Nebraska, was killed on duty in Afghanistan on March 1. Bear, 25, was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army. He...

The Guardian: Navajo Nation loses soldiers in the war on terror
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The Guardian: Navajo Nation loses soldiers in the war on terror (September 7, 2011)
"As the 10th anniversary of 9/11 approaches, America is bowing its head in remembrance of the nearly 3,000 victims. But adjust the lens for a wider view and a...

DVIDS: Yakama Nation welcomes fallen Marine back home
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DVIDS: Yakama Nation welcomes fallen Marine back home (May 12, 2011)
"Past sprawling orchards, rusting automobiles and tangles of graffiti is the Yakama Nation Native American community of White Swan. It was here that Lance Cpl. Joe Jackson, surrounded by drugs,...

Joe Jackson, Gila River soldier, laid to rest on Yakama Nation
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Joe Jackson, Gila River soldier, laid to rest on Yakama Nation (May 5, 2011)
Joe M. Jackson, a member of the Gila River Indian Community who was killed in Afghanistan, was buried on the Yakama Nation in Washington on Wednesday. Jackson, 22, was...

Joe Jackson, Gila River man, killed serving in Afghanistan
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Joe Jackson, Gila River man, killed serving in Afghanistan (April 26, 2011)
Joe M. Jackson, a member of the Gila River Indian Community, was killed in Afghanistan on Sunday. He was 22. Jackson joined the U.S. Marine Corps two years ago....

Nearly   dozen Choctaw Nation employees headed to Afghanistan
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Nearly dozen Choctaw Nation employees headed to Afghanistan (January 18, 2011)
Nearly a dozen Choctaw Nation employees are being deployed to Afghanistan. The entire staff for the tribe's Veterans Advocacy Program will be overseas. Kelly McKaughan, Brent Oakes and John Lance...

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