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Trib Talk: The importance of sweat lodges to veterans

Published March 4, 2014 2:02 pm

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Sweat lodges will continue at the veterans hospital in Salt Lake City.

Last month, there was a dispute about how frequently the traditional American Indian ceremonies would be allowed at the facility and who would lead them after a sweat lodge leader abruptly left his VA post.

On Tuesday at 12:15 p.m. at sltrib.com, veteran Cory Navarro and Tribune justice reporter Nate Carlisle join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about the controversy and why many veterans participate in the sweat lodge ritual.

You can join the discussion by sending questions and comments to the hashtag #TribTalk on Twitter and Google+. You can also text comments to 801-609-8059.

jnpearce@sltrib.com

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