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Friday, February 28, 2014

Women's RIghts on Pine Ridge Reservation

What do you believe? A video preview of Young Lakota.

Besides these two twin sisters who are taking on a centuries-old cultural stigma on a Native American reservation, you also get to meet Cecelia Fire Thunder, who was the first female president of the Oglala Lakota Nation.

"Life expectancy is four years less than the greater population.  Not expected to do much but have kids."

"Pine Ridge is home to 40,000 individuals, and 35% are under 16."