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A Native American Story That Leaves 'Feathers Or Leather' Cliches Behind

Aug 19 2014 2:37am CDT | Source: WNYC Music

The new film Winter in the Blood is based on a landmark of literature from the American West: a novel, published to critical acclaim in 1974, about a 30-something American Indian man living in Montana. It was written by Native American author James Welch, and adapted for the screen, for the first time, by two non-Native Americans — twins Alex and Andrew Smith. In a lot of ways, the Smith brothers were the perfect people to adapt Welch's novel: They grew up in rural Montana; their moth ...
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For NFL's Jason Taylor, Playing Through Pain Was Part Of The Game

Aug 7 2014 3:30pm CDT | Source: WNYC Music

When Jason Taylor played professional football, his name struck terror into opposing quarterbacks. Now that he's retired, that name may soon adorn a plaque in the NFL Hall of Fame. For a reason why, look to seasons like the one Taylor had in 2006, when he was playing defensive end for the Miami Dolphins. He was named the NFL's Defensive Player of the Year that season, racking up 13.5 sacks, recov ...
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