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Sweat Lodges

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Sweat Lodges

Sweat Lodges

Sweat Lodges

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Celeste Headlee of member station KNAU reports that Native American rights advocates are asking state and federal prisons to allow sweat lodges (a structure intended to house prayer ceremonies) to be built on prison grounds. Prisons in many states already have sweat lodges, but some states with large Native American inmate populations do not allow sweat lodges.