Sweat lodge allows inmates to `purify’ prison life

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c. 2007 Religion News Service BRIDGETON, N.J. _ Frederick “Two Feathers” Owle is 38, but he can still remember taking part in his first Native American purification ritual 30 years ago on a Cherokee reservation in North Carolina. The traditional ceremony, which offers prayers to the creator, uses steam trapped under a wood-framed hut called […]

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