Native American Says He Tried to Ease Tensions at Mall

Nathan Phillips said that he was trying to keep peace between some Kentucky high school students and a black religious group that was also on the National Mall.

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DETROIT (AP) — A Native American who was seen in online video being taunted outside the Lincoln Memorial said he felt compelled to get between two groups with his ceremonial drum to defuse a confrontation. Nathan Phillips said in an interview with The Associated Press that he was trying to keep peace between some Kentucky high school students and a black religious group that was also on the National Mall. The students were participating in… Read at AP News

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