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Oneida Tribe Remembers Lost Ones

By Frederica Freyberg | Here & Now

May 7, 2021

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A shooting at the Oneida tribe’s casino last Saturday left two people dead and one injured in the hospital. The tribe held a healing and blessing ceremony with burning tobacco and prayers. The Oneida said the ceremony is a responsibility of the tribe to acknowledge the recovery and spiritual needs of the community.

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