Economy

June 1, 2010 7:00 AM

Gulf oil spill threatens Louisiana Native Americans' way of life

Southern Louisiana's bayou Indians have borne the consequences of the work of oil and gas companies for nearly 100 years, but the oil that is now only a short boat ride away has the potential to slam a death nail into the Pointe-Aux-Chenes fishing village and the cultural identity of Indians who have populated it for centuries.

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