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Law professor building Native American program


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JESSIE L. BONNER Associated Press Writer MOSCOW, Idaho

Angel ique EagleWoman remembers the moment when she decided she wanted to devote her life to law. She was 8 and watching the television in her family's living room in 1978 when news broke that her uncle, a black man who had married into a Native American family and was beaten by five deputies when he went to pay a speeding ticket, was awarded $75,000 in punitive damages. "I knew I wanted to make my life about justice," said EagleWoman, who grew up in Kansas and lived on a reservation in South Dakota. Roughly 30 years later, EagleWoman h...

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