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2009-09-16 06:40:00

PABLO, Mont., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Indians have a different set of laws, don't they? They don't pay for health care and they get a free college education, right? Wrong. Even for those who live on or near the Flathead Indian Reservation in western Montana, it can be hard to know what's a myth and what's the truth. The myths that surround Native Americans are deeply entrenched and are called generational misinformation, racism or even cognitive dissonance. That's why Montana's...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.