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Ben Nighthorse Campbell: Not Retired

You may know Ben Nighthorse Campbell as a Colorado Senator who was elected in 1993 and served until 2005. But add master jeweler to the list.

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Modeled after a talisman worn by 14th-century Moors, the silver pendant with a turquoise center stone is meant to bring good fortune to its wearers If Campbell’s artistic side is news to you, get this. He also captained the American judo team at the 1964 Olympics.

( Photograph Courtesy of the National Museum of the American Indian)
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