AP - Two employees of a motivational speaker facing manslaughter charges told authorities they had no reason to be alarmed when participants in a deadly Arizona sweat lodge ceremony began vomiting and passing out, because their boss told them such responses were to be expected, according to documents released Friday.

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J.R. Packhorse, who practices in tribal courts in Arizona, speaks to reporters Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010 outside a Camp Verde courthouse after the first court appearance for motivational speaker James Arthur Ray since being charged with causing three deaths at an Arizona sweat lodge ceremony he led. About a half dozen American Indians attended the hearing and told reporters that Ray's ceremonies and others like them violate their way of life. 'It'd be like for me to put on a costume and say I'm the Pope,' he said. (AP Photo/Amanda Lee Myers)