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Dreamers
2017

“If it were up to me, I would go through that town and destroy every building there. I remember many times dragging my mom out of there. She did not want to leave Whiteclay. We made her, we would fight with her, to get her in the car.” [Olowan Martinez]

Pine Ridge Indian Reservation is said to be the poorest place in America, with 85% unemployment and the country's worst life expectancy: 47 years for men and 52 for women. The community is struggling with the scourge of alcohol abuse and methamphetamines. The report focuses on tribal members, led by women activists, tackling social problems, and embracing Lakota culture.

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