Piestewa Memorial

Daniel Kraker reports on a memorial service held this week for Army private Lori Piestewa. She is believed to be the first Native American woman to die in combat while serving in the U.S. military. Piestewa was a Hopi, but her death in Iraq has brought together tribes from across the country in mourning.

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