Warriors from the Rez:Defending their own land

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A woman keep the fire for a  sweat lodge ceremony in the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation near Allen, used by some Lakota veterans for spiritual cleansing as part of their spiritual practice. With the increasing amount of veterans returning back from war with post-traumatic stress disorder, and the introduction of alcohol and drugs in the Reservation sweat lodge ceremonies offer  the way back to traditional life.  With the help of Medicine Men and Women, they could repair the damage done to their spirits, their minds and their bodies.
A woman keep the fire for a sweat lodge ceremony in the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation near Allen, used by some Lakota veterans for spiritual cleansing as part of their spiritual practice. With the increasing amount of veterans returning back from war with post-traumatic stress disorder, and the introduction of alcohol and drugs in the Reservation sweat lodge ceremonies offer the way back to traditional life. With the help of Medicine Men and Women, they could repair the damage done to...
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