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Fake ‘sober homes’ targeting Native Americans scam millions from taxpayers

“I wanted to get sober,” says Wendell Smith. “And I wanted to get back on my feet again.” He was living on the White Mountain Apache Indian reservation, when some people offered to fly him to Phoenix to live in a sober home and get the services he wanted.

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Southern Ute Museum recognizes Russell Box Sr.’s lifetime of artistry with new exhibit

Russell Box Sr. is an 88-year-old Southern Ute elder who has been painting since childhood. He started making art regularly while attending boarding school in Santa Fe. His paintings often symbolically depict animals to show relationships between people, nature, and the Creator.

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