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  • ** FILE ** In this photo taken on Aug. 5, 2009, condor feathers were used to make this White Deerskin Dance regalia used by the Karuk Tribe, displayed at the Clark Historical Museum in Eureka, Calif. The three feather wands at lower right are a composite of several feathers. The neighboring Yurok Tribe, which also used condor feathers in dance regalia, is studying whether condors can be reintroduced in the Klamath River canyon, where they have not soared for a century. (Associated Press)

    PENDLEY: Miners vs. American Indians over private land use

    On Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court considered a petition by miners to review a ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit that the Forest Service must consult with the Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) when miners notify the Forest Service that they plan to engage in suction drilling on their claims in the Klamath National Forest.

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