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Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota.
Big Foot's camp three weeks after the Wounded Knee Massacre (Dec. 29, 1890), with bodies of several Lakota Sioux people wrapped in blankets in the foreground and U.S. soldiers in the background.
This Sept. 8, 2012, photo shows a playground on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. The reservation for years has attracted the eyes and ears of journalists and activists eager to tell the stories of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
A herd of pronhorn antelope stretches across the snowy landscape of the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation.
Sioux children as they arrived at the Indian School at Carlisle Barracks, Oct. 5 1879.
A highway that runs from Scenic, S.D. towards the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.
After 43 years of having an ombudsman, The Washington Post announced Friday that they are ending the position.