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Law professor building Native American program

 


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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