Topics » Social Issues   Aug. 24, 2011

Battle for the Black Hills

Pine Ridge

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Pine Ridge

Pine Ridge Reservation in western South Dakota, home to the Oglala Sioux Tribe, is plagued with an unemployment rate of 80 percent, chronic medical issues such as diabetes, and some of the lowest life expectancy rates in the Western Hemisphere.

Read the Story: Why the Sioux Are Refusing $1.3 Billion

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