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Jodi Rave: Indian Country guide an essential tool

" Leo Tolstoy's epic masterpiece "War and Peace" tops the list of Veronica Velarde Tiller's favorite books. But it wasn't enough that she was able to lift and read it. The Jicarilla Apache woman rivaled Tolstoy by creating a book that easily outweighs the Russian novel.

Tiller, president of Tiller Research Inc., led a 20-member research team to create the new, improved and expanded second edition to "Tiller's Guide to Indian Country," a one-stop encyclopedic tool that should grace every library shelf across the country.

The guide ought to be considered a must-have by governmental organizations, reporters, lawyers and anyone else who needs to understand the contemporary state of Indian America.

Tiller provides necessary answers to important questions about Indian Country. I found the book early in my reporting career. It's been at my desk since, remaining on an A-list of reporting resources."

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Nodi Rave: Indian guide is quite a handful (The Bismarck Tribune 9/12)

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