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The money market rate, the rate at which financial institutions lend to one another in the short term, was 3.89%. In fact, in Carlin Romano’s view, the best resource on Native American Philosophy (even entries in various philosophy encyclopedias are shy on the subject) is Scott Pratt’s, Native Pragmatism: Rethinking the Roots of American Philosophy, which relates the ideas of many ‘American’ philosophers like Pierce, James, and Dewey to important concepts in early Native thought.

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