Going Native: Bush and Kerry are both courting the Native American vote, but in very different ways. Kerry participated in closing ceremonies of a pow-wow with Zuni and Navajo tribes in New Mexico last week, an affair closed to photographers because of the sacred setting. Bush, on the other hand, spoke before the Unity Conference for journalists of color. When asked by a Native American reporter what "tribal sovereignty means in this century," Bush shocked the audience with an answer that suggested he didn't understand such big words: "Tribal sovereignty means that, it's sovereign... You're a — you've been given sovereignty, and you're viewed as a sovereign entity."

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