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Red Lake Shootings Highlight Grim Life on Reservations

Members of the Chippewa community in Red Lake, Minn., have begun attending funerals for the nine victims of the recent school shootings. On Sunday, a young tribe member was arrested in connection with the killings. NPR's Ed Gordon discusses the impact on the Native American community with Jacqueline Johnson, Director of the National Congress of American Indians; Winona LaDuke, director of Honor the Earth, and Pat Ragsdale, Director at the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Washington, D.C.

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Hard hitting, intelligent, honest, and no-nonsense describe Ed Gordon's style and approach to reporting that have made the Emmy Award-winning broadcaster one of the most respected journalists in the business today. Known for his informative on-air interaction with newsmakers, from world leaders to celebrities, the name Ed Gordon has become synonymous with the "big" interview.
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