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Promising change

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Alfred Pilsmore, 84, Oglala Sioux, spoke with Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Robert F. Kennedy during Kennedy;s April 1968 campaign visit to Pine Ridge. Forty years later, Sens. Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton visited Indian reservations in South Dakota and Montana leading up the nation's final primaries June 3. Like Kennedy in 1968, both candidates announced plans for improving Indian housing, education, health care and economic development.