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Kelvin Long, a Navajo who will serve as cultural adviser for a Native American religious program at the Coconino County Jail, and Jim Bret, program coordinator for detention services, look over the site of a fire pit that will be outside a sweat lodge planned for the jail. About half of the inmates are Native American. (Cronkite News Service Photo by Andrew Knochel)

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Coconino County Jail adding sweat lodge for inmates

Kelvin Long, a Navajo who will serve as cultural adviser for a Native American religious program at the Coconino County Jail, inspects a circular rebar frame that will be covered with blankets to form a sweat lodge."The door should go over here - facing east," he says.The jail houses around 500 people, about half of them are Native Americans.